A two-run by single by freshman Zak Ammirato in the 13th inning gave UCLA a 6-4 victory over USC on Wednesday at Jackie Robinson Stadium in the resumption of a game protested by USC.
USC had protested UCLA's 4-3 victory in 11 innings on Saturday to the Pacific 10 Conference because of an illegal substitution. UCLA's Tim Kubinski, who had pitched the first 10 innings, was replaced in the 11th and became designated hitter. Later in the 11th, he re-entered the game as first baseman, a rule violation.
Usually, games are replayed or continued only if the outcome can have a bearing on the conference championship or automatic berth in the playoffs.
Arizona State has won the conference title and automatic berth. Arizona and UCLA are almost assured of at-large bids. The Pac-10, however, ordered the game continued Wednesday from the point of the protest.