Four pitchers scattered eight hits and the bottom of the batting order came through offensively.
Aaron Pleschner had his first four-hit game of career going 4-4 in the loss against the Falcons.
Brett Bautista went 6-for-8 and had 5 RBIs helping the Spartans get back to .500.
Spartans move ahead of UNLV to sixth in the Mountain West conference standings.
Spartans finish over .500 at home for the first time since the 2011 season.
San Jose State swept the Falcons after defeating Air Force 3-1 Saturday at Municipal Stadium.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his fourth season with the Spartans.
2018: Tied for first in the Mountain West with two complete games...Pitched a complete game victory against Fresno State (3/17) and didn’t allow a earned run…Second complete game was against Air Force (3/29)...Appeared in 17 games with 10 starts...Second most innings pitched on team with 59.2…Recorded a win against Sacramento State (2/25) and didn’t allow a hit or a run in 4.2 innings while striking out a career-high six batters…Saved game against Northern Colorado (2/16) and Air Force (5/19) on senior day to sweep the Falcons. (Game-by-Game Statistics).
2017: Led the team in saves with six... Appeared in 29 games, all out of the bullpen... Took over the closer’s duty in early April... Four of the six saves were multiple inning saves - against New Mexico (4/7), Nevada (4/13), Grand Canyon (5/9) and UNLV (5/18)... Picked up wins against BYU (2/23) and UNLV (3/5) pitching a total of five shutout innings... Second on the team in strikeouts with 38 in 44.0 innings... Tied career-high with four strikeouts in season-high 3.2 innings of work against San Diego State (5/6).
2016: Led the team in wins with four and tied for the team lead in saves with two… Recorded wins against Loyola Marymount (2/27), Fresno State (3/26), Stanford (3/28) and New Mexico (4/15), all in relief… Notched saves against UC Irvine (2/20) and Cal Poly (4/2)… Posted a 7.29 ERA in 33.1 innings, spanning over 20 games, tying for the team lead in games pitched in relief… Threw season-high four innings against UC Irvine (2/20) and New Mexico (4/15)… Threw 3.2 innings of scoreless ball, picking up the win against Fresno State (3/26)… Fanned a season-high four in 2.0 innings of work against San Francisco (4/19).
2015: Appeared in 17 games out of the bullpen and tallied an 0-2 record…Posted a 7.90 ERA in 13.2 innings…Struck out 10 and walked six… Made his Spartan debut in the season opener at LMU (2/13)… Fanned two in 2.0 innings of work against Northern Colorado (2/21)… Tossed an inning of relief against Stanford (3/3)… Threw a scoreless inning against Saint Mary’s in two different games (3/17 & 4/14)…Appeared in consecutive games at New Mexico (5/8 & 5/9).
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, Calif. …A two-time letterwinner for head coach Andy Hall…Led the 2014 Bruins to an 11-1 record in league play, good for a share of the league title…Went 3-3 with a 1.77 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 31.2 innings pitched as a junior…As a senior in 2014, posted a 9-2 record and 1.09 ERA with 63 punchouts in 58 innings…Named MVP of the Moore League as a senior…Also collected first-team All-Moore League and second-team All-CIF honors.
MORE ON JOSH: A business administration major… Aspires to be a financial advisor after graduation… Parents are Ben and Barbara Goldberg…Has an older sister, Heather…Enjoys golfing, skating and listening to music in his free time…Native of Long Beach, Calif.