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LOS ANGELES -- The No. 21 Occidental baseball team beat Pacific in a home doubleheader on Saturday, winning its weekend series with the Boxers 2-1.
Game 1: Occidental 4, Pacific (Ore.) 3
The Tigers rallied for four runs in the bottom of the second and held on for a victory in Game 1.
Pacific (Ore.) enjoyed a rally of its own in the top of the third, but came up one run short.
The Tigers capitalized on four errors by the Boxers.
Game 2: Occidental 4, Pacific (Ore.) 1
Oxy starter Josh Cohen followed McCarthy's lead from Game 1, pitching a gem. He struck out seven batters in seven innings, giving up just one earned run.
Nolan Watson came on to finish it off with four strikeouts in a perfect two-inning save.
Devon DeRaad hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth to extend Oxy's lead. He also had an RBI in the first, finishing the day with three.
Season Impact: Oxy moves to 20-11 overall.
Next Game: Oxy returns to SCIAC play next weekend, facing Redlands in an important series. Game 1 is at Oxy on Friday at 3 p.m. and the doubleheader is scheduled to begin on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Redlands.Follow Oxy Athletics on Twitter Sign Up for Newsletters Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram