Ambriz's four-hitter boosts Bruins
MALIBU, Calif. -- Hector Ambriz pitched a four-hitter, Brandon Crawford drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out double in the seventh, and UCLA beat UC Irvine 3-2 Friday in the opener of the Malibu Regional in the NCAA tournament.
The Bruins (33-23) play a winner's bracket game Saturday afternoon in the four-team, double-elimination tournament at Pepperdine, while the Anteaters (36-23) play in a loser's bracket game earlier in the day.
Ambriz (8-7) walked four and struck ...
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