Stanford baseball’s road to Omaha began this weekend with three intra-squad scrimmages at Sunken Diamond. With many starters moving on to professional baseball in the… Continue Reading »
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Twenty-five days ago, the cruel Southeast sun set on another Stanford baseball season, the 24th in a row that has ended without a third national championship trophy making its way to the Farm. And as Cardinal fans watched another Pac-12 school, Arizona, erase a 25-year title drought of its own last Monday, they must have been shaking their heads that such a promising season ended with another floundering effort in the Super Regionals.
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Stanford didn’t exactly get the start to its Super Regional that it was hoping for.
Stanford swept its regional for the second straight year, beating Fresno State once and Pepperdine twice at Sunken Diamond last weekend to stay in contention for its first national title since 1988.
A disappointing weekend against Cal at Sunken Diamond wrapped up a conference season of missed opportunities for the No. 11 Stanford baseball team.
One of the closest Pac-12 baseball races in recent memory has come down to its final weekend, and No. 11 Stanford is currently on the outside looking in when it comes to winning the conference or hosting a Super Regional. That could change in a hurry for the Cardinal if everything goes its way this weekend, as Stanford hosts unranked Cal with just two games separating the top five teams in the Pac-12 and only their respective rivalry series remaining. The last time that even three squads at the top of the conference finished within two games was in 2004, when Stanford won its last Pac-10 title in a close finish over Washington and UCLA.