A back-and-forth weekend in Corvallis didn’t exactly end the way the No. 7 Stanford baseball team had envisioned.
At this point of the season, the mission is simple for the No. 7 Stanford baseball team: three games to gain, four weeks to go. And though the Cardinal (28-12, 10-8 Pac-12) will play the last month of its conference season against the bottom half of the Pac-12, a major slip-up this weekend at No. 20 Oregon State (28-14, 9-9) would all but end Stanford’s chance of winning the best conference in college baseball, which it was a near-unanimous favorite to capture in the preseason.
After dropping two of three in last weekend’s series against No. 8 Oregon, the No. 14 Stanford baseball team lost again to San Jose State (18-14, 2-0 WAC) on Tuesday by a score of 3-2.
It’s been almost a month since the No. 6 Stanford baseball team hosted a weekend series, but with No. 16 Oregon coming to town for a three-game set at Sunken Diamond, the squad is playing some of its best baseball at just the right time, riding a three-game win streak into tonight’s opener. Having played just two of its last nine contests on the Farm, the Cardinal (21-7, 4-5 Pac-12) will finally have a chance to improve on its 14-2 home record with seven straight matchups at Sunken Diamond against Oregon (21-9, 8-4), San Jose State and No. 21 Arizona State.
The No. 6 Stanford baseball team appears to have resumed its winning ways again. The Cardinal (18-6, 3-4 Pac-12) beat Washington (16-10, 3-4) 5-2… Continue Reading »
The last week has been anything but a break for the No. 3 Stanford baseball team, which played seven games in eight days to open its conference season. And while a pair of victories against No. 29 USC in a doubleheader got that busy stretch off to a promising start, spring break quickly turned into a humbling experience for the Cardinal (16-6, 2-4 Pac-12), whose sloppy play cost it four Pac-12 games in a row and its first series loss of the season.
Frankly, this Stanford team is better than I expected it to be. A slew of players have so far performed better than I could have imagined.