Several Stanford baseball players are expected to be selected in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft, which runs from Thursday through Saturday.
Three days after failing to earn an NCAA Tournament bid, Stanford baseball received some consolation when four players earned Pac-12 all-conference honors on Wednesday night.
Stanford (32-22, 16-14 Pac-12) continued to fight in its late-season resurgence, taking the first two games of its final regular-season series against No. 11 UCLA… Continue Reading »
Stanford (30-21, 14-13 Pac-12) easily coasted past Pacific (14-37, 6-18 Big West) by a score of 11-2 Tuesday night at Sunken Diamond behind sophomore third… Continue Reading »
The Cardinal is still alive. A week ago, the season looked incredibly bleak for Stanford baseball. After a postseason berth seemed easily within its reach… Continue Reading »
After a crushing six-game losing streak, with five of them coming at Sunken Diamond, Stanford found life again on the road. The Cardinal outhit the Golden Bears to sweep Cal in Berkeley, mounting a late-season charge in the hopes of a postseason berth.
On Friday night, senior starting pitcher Mark Appel tied the Stanford career strikeouts record en route to a 9-8 victory in his final start against the Cardinal’s cross-Bay rival.
There is no way to sugarcoat Stanford baseball’s season, no way to describe it as anything other than a resounding disappointment for a roster overflowing with highly touted professional prospects. Neither the return of senior ace Mark Appel, who is on the cusp of setting the school’s strikeout record, nor the rehab of junior slugger Austin Wilson, another near-certain first-round pick, has made the Cardinal a contender in 2013, and with two weeks to play Stanford (26-20, 11-13 Pac-12) has been all but eliminated from consideration for a postseason berth.