Several Stanford baseball players are expected to be selected in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft, which runs from Thursday through Saturday.
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 »
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.
On Tuesday evening, the Cardinal (26-21, 11-13 Pac-12) hit rock bottom as it fell to Santa Clara (13-37, 0-21 WCC) by a score of 3-0 as Stanford extended its losing streak to six games, spanning arguably the most important stretch of its season. Stanford’s bats fell completely lifeless as Broncos senior righty Tommy Nance tossed a complete-game masterpiece and kept the Cardinal hitters from making solid contact all evening.
In a matchup between the small-ball loving defending national champions and a Cardinal squad that seems to prefer pitcher’s duels to shootouts, fans at Sunken… Continue Reading »
Stanford baseball routed Pacific 9-2 yesterday, led by sophomore third baseman Alex Blandino’s three-run home run in the top of the eighth.
The Cardinal bats finally awoke, erupting for 20 runs on 40 hits over the weekend at USC as Stanford again took two out of three games from a Pac-12 opponent on the road but fell just short of a sweep for the second weekend in a row.