Frisco Classic Game 1 recap: UCLA vs OSU

Heath 6 Min Read

What a beautiful day for baseball. Fans from all over are excited and coming through the gates with smiles on their faces. Fans are eagerly giving their hard earned money to the merchandise stand set up just before you hit the stands in the concourse. I’ve been looking forward to the Frisco Classic for a while and clearly so have other baseball fans. This is my first attempt at covering College baseball so dont be too rough on me.

Before this game UCLA had a 8-0 record and OSU had a 7-2 record.

The Line-ups



The pitching matchups in this tournament are pretty stacked.

Top of the 1st

Garrett Mitchell hit a grounder that hit 2nd base and popped over Polcovich and he ended up at 2nd.

Jake Moberg hit a grounder to the pitcher and it sent Mitchell to 3red.

Matt McLain hit a ringing double to right center field which scored Mitchell. Parker was at 10 pitches.

JT Scwartz struck out. Noah Cardenas hit a double to left field. Kyle Cueller grounded out.

Score 2-0 UCLA

Bottom of the 1st

Junior, Noah Sifrit grounded out 1st base to the pitcher. Junior Kaden Polcovich popped out to the catcher. Junior Jake Thompson grounded out 3-1

Score 2-0

Top 2ND

Will Mclnerny grounded out.

Pat Caulfield hit a single.

Mikey Perez and a triple scoring Pat Caulfield. Garrett Mitchell hit the 1st pitch he saw for a double to right center. Jake Moberg drew a walk. Matt McLain hit a single scored Mitchell. JT Schwartz hit a pop up for single just beyond the infield. Noah Cardenas flew out to left field to end the top half.

Bottom 2nd

Alix Garcia flew out to Center.

Max Hewitt flew out to Center.

Caeden Trenkle struck out looking to end the bottom half. Score 5-0

Top 3rd

Kyle Cuellar drew a walk.

Mound visit for OSU. Will Mclnerny popped out. Pat Caulfield grounded out but was safe at first. Cuellar was out at 2nd. Mikey Perez grounded out. Caulfield out at 2nd.

Bottom 3

#15 Cabbiness pinch hit for Varela. Cabbiness worked a good at-bat fouling off pitch after pitch but ended up striking out. McCusker singled to right.

Hueston Morrill hit a single to left center. With 2 on Noah Sifrit grounded out 3-1 moving the runners up a base. It’s good to see OSU putting some hits together. Polcovich walked and then Jake Thompson grounded out.

Top 4

Garrett Mitchell pops out. Jake Moberg flies out to Left and Short stop Matt McLain flied out to shallow center.

Bottom 4

Alix Garcia HBP. Max Hewitt lined out to 1st which turned a double play when Schwartz stepped on the bag. Caeden Trenkle hit a grounder that the pitcher tried to rush and was safe at first.

Top 5th

Jt Schwartz flied out. Noah Cardenas struck out looking. Kyle Cuellar struck out swinging.

Bottom 5

Carson McCusker grounded out 4-3. Hueston Morrill flied out. Noah Sifrit popped out to short.

Score 5-0

Top 6

Will Mclnerny struck out swinging. Pat Caulfield grounded out to Short. Mikey Perez singled the ball through the left side by 3rd base. Garrett Mitchell grounded out.

Bottom 6

Polcovich struck out swinging, Thompson fouled out and Garcia grounded out.

Top 7th

Bogusz came in for relief.

Moberg singled, McLain singled, Schwartz singled. Cardenas came up with the bases loaded and no outs and hit a sac fly to left scoring Moberg. Cuellar grounded out. Caulfield doubled to center field scoring both Schwartz and McLain. Perez was hit by a pitch. Mitchell grounded out to 3rd base unassisted.

Bottom 7th

Hewitt flied out to left field. Trenkle popped out Cabbiness flied out to left.

Top of the 8th

Moberg struck out swinging on 6 pitches, McLain struck out swinging, Schwartz popped out.

Bottom of the 8th

Chaidez replaces Pettway.

McCusker hit a home run to left field to put Oklahoma State on the board. Morrill struck out swinging. Sifrit flied out to left. Polcovich drew a walk on 4 pitches.

Pitching change: Saum for Chaidez

Call the police because Polcovich stole 2nd base. Thompson flied out to CF.

Top of the 9th

Pitching change: Kelly for Davis

Cardenas grounded out to SS Houston Morrill. Cuellar popped out. Hang struck out swinging.

Bottom 9

Pitching change: Rubi for Saum.

Garcia grounded out to 2nd, Gardner pinch hit for Hewitt. Gardner flied out. Trenkle struck out but reached on a wild pitch and advanced to 2nd on a wild pitch. Cabbiness struck out swinging to end the game.

Final: 8-1 UCLA.

That’s ballgame.

It’s great to be back at Dr Pepper Ballpark.


Covering the Texas Rangers farm system since 2019. Credentialed media with the Frisco RoughRiders.

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By Heath
I'm married with 2 boys. I love spending time with family and I recently started collecting baseball cards again. My wife gets annoyed with my baseball addiction.