But a Jason Corder RBI single in the ninth tied it, and Howell came through with his big hit to make it 8-6. ASU threatened in the ninth,but despite giving up another run, Shaw (2-0) closed the door to earn the win. The runs were the first given up by Shaw all year. Corder went 4 for 5, with a solo homer, to lead the Dirtbags’ 16-hit attack. LBSU got three hits from Danny Espinosa, who also knocked a solo home run, and two hits each from hits from Robert Perry and Brandon Godfrey. In a game of comebacks, Long Beach State struck last. Travis Howell hit a two-run single to highlight a three-run ninth inning to lead the No. 19- ranked Dirtbags to a come-from-behind 8-7 victory over No. 11 Arizona State on Saturday. The victory evened the three-games series, with the rubber match set for today at . The Dirtbags (9-5) took a 5-4 lead in the eighth before the Sun Devils (13-6) rallied in their half of the inning against LBSU closer Bryan Shaw with Matt Spencer hit a two-run double to give ASU a 6-5 lead. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
"Dirtbags rally to edge Arizona State"