No. 2 Stanford baseball (27-5, 9-3 Pac-12) travels to the desert land of wildcats in Tucson to battle Arizona (23-12, 6-6) in a three-game series beginning on Friday.
After losing its first series of the year to UCLA, No. 2 Stanford baseball (27-5, 9-3 Pac-12) bounced back with a clean sweep of Arizona State (14-22, 6-9) in a three-game series in Sunken Diamond.
No. 2 Stanford baseball (24-5, 6-3 Pac-12) will face a familiar heat when Arizona State (14-19, 6-6) comes to Sunken Diamond for a three-game series beginning on Friday.
With the series loss against UCLA in the rear view, No. 2 Stanford baseball (24-5) got back to their winning ways by defeating UC Davis (9-18) 7-2 on Tuesday night on the Sunken Diamond.
I’m writing this column while sitting behind home plate at the Stanford-UC Davis baseball game, and despite the excellent pitching of Brendan Beck and the productivity of the Cardinal bats, I can’t take my eyes off of my computer screen, where I’ve got the first Yankees-Red Sox game of the year pulled up on a questionably legal streaming website. And wouldn’t you know it, just as I was drafting that last sentence, Mookie Betts just crushed a grand slam right over the Green Monster to put the Sox up 14-1. And if you were wondering if I’m overjoyed or upset at that outcome, I’ve been a massive Red Sox fan since I was 10 years old. Seeing the Yankees get smashed is pure ecstasy. But even so, I’ve got to sit back and ask myself, why am I actually watching Major League Baseball?
Meet the probable starters for the 2018 Cardinal baseball team, led by new head coach David Esquer.
I recently became an active baseball fan again, but it only lasted four days. When it looked like the New York Yankees would probably make the World Series, I was quite excited; I even considered embarking on a less than 24-hour trip to Los Angeles for the hypothetical game one.
With the season complete after Saturday night’s regional elimination against Cal State Fullerton, No. 8 Stanford baseball will bid farewell to legendary head coach Mark Marquess, who served at the helm for 41 seasons. The offseason search begins for his replacement, a coach who will have big shoes to fill in the upcoming years. Writer Jose Saldaña and editor Laura Anderson reflect on the Cardinal season and discuss future of Stanford baseball.