The No. 6 UCLA baseball team earned its 21st consecutive win on Tuesday night, defeating Pepperdine, 2-1, at Steele Field at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Closer Dan Klein struck out the side in order in the top of the ninth, securing his fifth save of the year. Right-hander Garett Claypool fanned nine batters, allowing one unearned run and two hits through 6.2 innings, to improve his record to 3-0.
UCLA's school-record start was featured in Wednesday's Los Angeles Times. To read the story written by Baxter Holmes and to watch the accompanying video (courtesy Fox Sports West), click here.
No. 6 UCLA (21-0) opens Pac-10 play against Stanford (12-7, 2-1 Pac-10) on Thursday evening at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Game time is 6 p.m. Admission costs $7 for adults and $5 for children (ages 16 and under).