Information provided by the Arizona media-relations department:
Arizona extended its winning streak to seven games Friday night with a 13-2 win over California in the first of a three-game series at Hi Corbett Field to open the Pac-12 season for both teams.
Arizona (10-3) will host Cal (8-4) in the second game of the series Saturday at 1 p.m.
Infielders Kiko Romero and Garen Caulfield combined to drive in 10 of the Wildcats’ 13 runs.
Make that 6⃣ RBI on the night for @KikoRomero_2! The man is unstoppable, folks! #BearDown
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— Arizona Baseball (@ArizonaBaseball) March 11, 2023
Romero, a CDO grad who has four home runs in his last four games, went 4 for 4 with a two home runs, a triple, five runs and six RBIs.
Caulfield also hit a home run and drove in two more on a fifth-inning double.
Starting pitcher TJ Nichols went 6 2/3 innings and tied his career-high with nine strikeouts to 3-0.
Right-hander Dawson Netz and southpaw Eric Orloff worked the remaining 2 1/3 innings and held Cal scoreless. Orloff went two innings with three strikeouts and two hits allowed.
Cameron LaLiberte was 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI and Nik McClaughry was 1 for 3 with three runs.
Tickets for Saturday’s game are available at ArizonaWildcats.com/BSB.