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Hawaii beats San Jose State in baseball series opener

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    The Rainbow Warriors scored three times in the bottom of the seventh inning after San Jose State nearly tied it and Brendan Hornung went the distance for his second win in a 6-2 victory over San Jose State on Thursday.

Adam Fogel went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored and Alex Fitchett doubled home two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to help Hawaii defeat San Jose State 6-2 in the opener of a four-game nonconference series at Les Murakami Stadium tonight.

Brendan Hornung (2-2) scattered 11 hits in his second complete game this year for the Rainbow Warriors (12-8), who are off to the best 20-game start to a season since joining the Big West in 2013.

Josh Rojas went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and Kekai Rios drew three of nine walks issued by San Jose State pitchers.

The Spartans (9-10) used four relievers after starter Jake Swiech (1-2) allowed three runs in 3 2/3 innings to take the loss.

Dylan Vchulek made a sliding catch in center and doubled off the runner at first to end the game.

The series continues Friday night at 6:35.

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