ACTION in the second round of eliminations of the UAAP Baseball tournament shifts to high gear with another tripleheader on Wednesday at the 84-year-old Rizal Memorial ballpark.
La Salle, on top of the six-team standings, eyes its seventh win in eight games as it battles University of the Philippines at 7 a.m.
The Green Archers look to score a repeat after an 11-6 rout in their first-round encounter, while the Maroons try to get back on track.
Defending champion Ateneo battles Adamson in the 1 p.m. match, both looking to stay close to La Salle.
The Falcons are eyeing a repeat of their 7-3 victory over the Eagles. They share second and third places with identical 5-2 cards.
National University and University of Santo Tomas tangle at 9 o’clock, both seeking a win to escape the cellar. The Bulldogs and the Tigers are tied for fifth and sixth positions, both having won only once in seven tries.
The Tigers lone victory came at the expense of the Bulldogs, 9-8 , in the first round, while NU claimed its only triumph against UP, 9-1.