After a close win on Friday night, the No. 19 Cardinal dropped the final two games of its home series against the Utes, a team that went just 6-23 in conference play last season and was picked to finish last in the conference in 2013. Instead, Stanford (11-7, 1-2 Pac-12) stumbled into spring quarter for the second consecutive season, bringing back nightmarish memories of a slump last March and April that crushed the team’s hopes of hosting a Super Regional.
A nine-game winning streak is great, sure. But as No. 10 Stanford prepares to host unranked UNLV (10-3) at Sunken Diamond this weekend, the Cardinal… Continue Reading »
The Cardinal baseball team has maintained its win streak in all sorts of ways, from masterful pitching performances to walk-off nail-biters. Last night, Stanford battled not only the Santa Clara Broncos but also the elements. It certainly wasn’t pretty, but the Card (10-2) upped its win streak to nine games as it squeezed by Santa Clara, 6-4 in the midst of a windstorm.
Stanford’s bats started quiet once again, but a middle-inning run, capped with a decisive four-run seventh inning, gave the Cardinal a series-clinching 7-2 victory against Texas.
Mark Appel’s career-high 14 strikeouts overwhelmed No. 23 Texas, as the Cardinal won 2-0 at Sunken Diamond on Friday.
The Stanford baseball offense continued to build on its recent success and the pitching staff hurled another stellar performance as the No. 14 Cardinal (6-2) extended its winning streak to five games with a convincing defeat of Saint Mary’s by a score of 7-2.
After a small stumble at Rice to begin the season, the Cardinal baseball team seems to have hit its stride. No. 14 Stanford (5-2) will look to extend its current four-game winning streak as it travels to Saint Mary’s University (4-3) for a non-conference game on Tuesday afternoon.