Michael Breen went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs to lead San Jose State to a 10-6 victory over UNLV in both teams’ Mountain West baseball season finale Saturday at Wilson Stadium.
Kellen Strahm went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and three runs, and Chris Williams was 3-for-5 with a double and two runs for the Spartans (19-35-1, 10-18-1), who won two of three in the weekend series.
The Rebels (20-36, 10-20) scored three runs in the ninth inning on Nick Rodriguez’s pinch home run and Ernie De La Trinidad’s two-run shot.
Payton Squier went 4-for-5 with a double and two runs, and De La Trinidad had three hits for UNLV, which held a 14-13 edge in hits.
Cody Howard and Cooper Esmay each went 2-for-4 for the Rebels, with Howard notching two RBIs and Esmay a double.
San Jose State starter Joseph Balfour (1-4) allowed three runs on 10 hits and one walk and struck out five in eight innings.
UNLV starter Paul Richy (4-4) gave up six runs on six hits and three walks and struck out none in 3 2/3 innings.