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Arizona baseball: Wildcats face Sun Devils for final time in 2015

One last chance to get a win against ASU

Jason Bartel

While the Arizona Wildcats have lost seven-straight at home, they'll have a chance to end that in a big way Tuesday night against the Arizona State Sun Devils.

Time: 6 PM PT

TV: Pac-12 Networks

Announcers: Roxy Bernstein and Kevin Stocker (Stocker was in Seattle Monday night for WSU's win over UW)


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Andy Lopez will send Robby Medel out to the mound for Arizona to face ASU's Ryan Hingst.

Just like last Wednesday, this will probably be a game determined by the bullpens. In two appearances against ASU this season, Medel has given up ten hits in seven innings, resulting in five runs, four earned. Hingst has made two starts, appeared in seven games this season, and has totaled 18 innings. He has given up 17 hits and allowed five earned runs to score against him so far.

ASU's strength for most of the season has been their bullpen, but Ryan Burr has struggled ever since giving up that epic Bobby Dalbec home run in the series finale in Tempe. Of course, Arizona has had its own share of bullpen problems this year, and a midweek game like this is not the ideal situation for the Wildcats.

Arizona needs a win here to get things turned around after being swept by Cal.

"It's never fun when you're behind and chasing runs," Scott Kingery said on Sunday. "Other than that, we try to find ways to stay behind each other, keep the intensity and do anything we can to push some runs across, so I wouldn't say it's not fun anymore. We're all playing baseball so we're all having a good time, but we need to figure out a way to win."

"(ASU)'s definitely going to be a test for us," continued Kingery. "We'll see how people respond from this weekend. That's definitely going to be what's going to happen Tuesday. We're going to see how people respond, and see who actually wants to get in the fight and take these next three weeks as a challenge and not pressure and get after it."