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Beck, Castellanos, bullpen shine as pitching powers Stanford to series win over Fullerton

Although a rainout on Friday night delayed the start of Stanford baseball’s 2016 campaign by a day, the Cardinal didn’t let the change of schedule throw them off. Stanford (2-1) swept its season-opening doubleheader on Saturday, 2-0, 2-1, before falling in Sunday’s series finale 4-3 to No. 21 Cal State Fullerton (1-2) to get its season started on a high note.

Hoffpauir gives Stanford edge in slugfest

After being completely shut down last weekend against USC, the Cardinal bats took advantage of being back in their home park for one final week by turning Sunken Diamond into a launchpad and out-slugging San Francisco (23-28, 15-9 WCC) in a 6-5 Stanford victory. Stanford (22-28, 7-17 Pac-12) tied a season-high with three home runs…

Baseball’s offense shut down against USC

Stanford baseball (21-28, 7-17 Pac-12) dropped two out of three games this weekend against No. 14 USC (34-16) in a series that highlighted dominant pitching on both sides. Runs were hard to come by for the Stanford offense, which only managed to push three runners across the plate over the entire series. The Cardinal remained competitive in all three…

Baseball slides past Spartans

Jonny Locher paced the Stanford offense with two hits and two RBIs and the Cardinal bullpen stifled a late San Jose State comeback as Stanford (19-23, 5-13 Pac-12) claimed its eighth victory in 13 tries with a 4-3 win over the Spartans (11-34, 4-17 Mountain West) on Tuesday night. After giving up five runs in…