Continuing its tough nonconference slate, Stanford baseball traveled to Nashville, Tenn. this weekend in hopes of making a statement against a consensus top-10 team. However, the Cardinal bats fell silent against Vanderbilt’s dominant pitching staff, which allowed just four combined runs in the series, as Stanford (4-7) was swept—falling 4-1 on Friday, 5-1 on Saturday and 4-2 on Sunday.
Another series, another sweep avoided on Sunday by Stanford’s baseball team. The Cardinal (3-4) — which once again sent out three freshman starters, making it… Continue Reading »
It’s safe to say that No. 25 Stanford baseball and head coach Mark Marquess missed Mark Appel ’13 in the team’s opening series against No. 15 Rice.
For this year’s Stanford baseball team, Valentine’s Day will be more than just a day of romance; it will be a day of rejuvenation, of a clean slate and of the chance to make a statement at the beginning of a long campaign.
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.
Looking for a midweek win to keep its momentum rolling, Stanford baseball came up short 3-4 against San Francisco at Sunken Diamond last night. Next up the Cardinal faces a tough do-or-die home series against Oregon State