Arizona's offense has reached that point where it seems like they're just trying to not score any runs. ASU took Saturday's contest by a score of 7-0, locking up the season series, and of course that all important (joke) Territorial Cup point.
Over the last 32 innings, the Wildcats have managed to score just one run.
Saturday saw the most hits in a game over the last two weeks with six. SIX!
The Wildcats loaded the bases in the second, but Riley Moore struck out to end the inning.
After three-straight innings of 1-2-3 frames, Trent Gilbert made it to third with one out in the sixth. But of course, no way they could score a run, as Kevin Newman grounded into a double play.
Two runners got to third base all night.
What's frustrating is that the fielding has been good for the most part, and so has the pitching. This team is just unable to advance a runner, and come up with a hit when there's a chance to strike.
Trent Gilbert's double was just the second extra-base hit for the Wildcats in the last five games. What is that? You can't find a gap somewhere? You can't keep it out of the air? What's happening? Where is the drive to be a good hitter and take what the park and fielders give you?
Body language is horrible from everyone during the game. All that's left this year is to see who sticks around in this program next year. No one's getting drafted in a significant spot, but wouldn't be surprised to see any of the juniors who get drafted in the lower rounds gone just to make room for new bodies.
But if the players themselves don't seem to care anymore, why should any of us? Seriously.