Just when it looked like the Stanford baseball team was rolling again, the squad hit another rut.
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.
Stanford baseball has exhibited a flair for the dramatic recently, and in clinching a series win at Washington this weekend, the No. 6 Cardinal needed all the late-inning drama it could get to earn a victory in the Saturday rubber game.
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 »
No one likes to be 10th in an 11-team conference, even just two weeks into the Pac-12 season. Yet that’s exactly where the No. 6 Stanford baseball team stands at the moment after four consecutive Pac-12 losses
In a wild, four-hour-and-15-minute contest that saw the Cardinal erase that five-run deficit, get the game-winning hit from sophomore Danny Diekroeger in just his fifth appearance of the season and rely on junior third baseman Stephen Piscotty to pitch — coming in not once, but twice — for the win, Stanford got a much-needed injection of energy in a 9-8 victory on the Farm.
Jack Mosbacher was a member of the Stanford baseball team from 2008-2011. Each week, he’ll take a look at the Cardinal’s ups and downs on… Continue Reading »