UA baseball heads to the Pacific Northwest

Wildcats have lost four straight

Posted: April 8

The Arizona baseball team will try to snap its four-game skid this weekend when it counters Washington during a three-game series in Seattle. The two teams will square off Friday through Sunday.

The Huskies (16-11, 2-1 Pac-10) are feeling good, having won nine of their last 10 games, while the Wildcats (20-8, 2-4) have a bitter taste in their mouths thanks to a four-game losing streak.

UW, with a pair of wins last week over rival Washington State, sits at 2-1 in league, right where UA was at before an 0-3 trip to Berkeley last week. The Huskies are fresh off two mid-week victories (3-1, 5-1) over Gonzaga in Spokane, where UA will head on Monday following the weekend series.

UA, the top hitting team in the league, will face a Washington team that ranked last in the conference in ERA and opposing batting average entering the week. However, UA hit just .221 at California last weekend and the Huskies have allowed just 13 total runs in their last four games — all wins.

UA, despite dropping the opener, won two of three games against UW in Tucson in its final regular season home series in 2009. The programs