Starter Beau Vaughan (8-5) was strapped with the loss in his four innings pitched, giving up five runs. Carlos Arguello and Mark Sopko pitched the fifth inning, while Jered Liebeck and Ryan Schroyer combined for three innings pitched, giving up one run.
ASU took a 2-0 lead in the second inning after Andre Ethier hit his sixth home run on the year. Travis Buck doubled a couple hitters later, scoring Mike Guerrero. The Huskies scored six unanswered runs in the fourth through sixth innings to take a 6-2 lead. ASU added two more runs in the seventh inning after Buck and Tuffy Gosewisch crossed the plate. ASU had the tying run on base in the ninth inning, but Mike Guerrero struck out to seal the victory for Washington.
Dustin Pedroia broke the Pac-10 record for doubles in a season with his 32nd on the season. Andre Ethier and Jeremy West extended their hitting streaks to 14 and 15 respectively. Every starter for ASU recorded a hit, as the Devils pounded out 16 hits on the evening.
ASU hosts the University of Arizona for a three game series starting Friday to end the regular season.
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