Stanford baseball survived two furious St. Mary’s rallies in the 7th and 9th innings last night to pull out a 16-14 victory in the last game of its pre-season. On a chilly night, the No. 11 Cardinal scored early and often, but struggled to keep the Gaels (9-12) off the bases. Stanford racked up 19 hits and committed 6 errors in a wacky game at Sunken Diamond.
An up-and-down weekend series at Sunken Diamond left Stanford baseball with two wins over Long Beach State, as the No. 12 Cardinal bounced back after a frustrating Friday loss and take the three-game set. Stanford moved to 10-6 on the season, with only a home game on Tuesday against St. Mary’s remaining before the Pac-10 season kicks into full swing.
Continuing what might be the most grueling non-conference schedule of any team in the country, the Stanford baseball team heads back out on the road to battle No. 3 Vanderbilt in a three-game series that begins today in Nashville.
With a full starting rotation returning and an elite recruiting class coming to the Farm for a second straight year, Stanford baseball will begin its season with high hopes in a three-game series at Rice this Friday through Sunday.
In preparation for returning to Pacific-10 Conference play this weekend, the No. 25 Stanford baseball team beat San Jose State (8-3) in San Jose on Wednesday. The Cardinal (26-18, 10-8 Pac-10) now returns home from its four-game road trip to host Washington State in what promises to be an extremely important Pac-10 series…
If any of you have ever played baseball, then you know it’s a funny sport. There are superstitions – like don’t step on the white lines – and rituals – just go to a Stanford game and watch the players on the bench do their “rallies” to see some of those. Most importantly, however, baseball is a game of peaks and valleys.
After a strong showing yesterday at UC-Davis, Stanford’s baseball team will return to the Farm today to open a three-game series against UC-Santa Barbara. Hanging over the series is the possibility of rain throughout the weekend. The weather has already impacted the Cardinal this week…