Part-time relief pitcher, part-time smasher of the baseball sophomore Will Matthiessen hit his first career home run with a three-run which was the difference in No. 2 Stanford baseball’s (34-6) 5-2 Tuesday victory over San Francisco (24-21) in Sunken Diamond.
The theme of the weekend for No. 2 Stanford baseball (30-5, 12-3 Pac-12) in their three-game road sweep over Arizona (23-15, 6-9) was the number seven.
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.
The trip to the City of Angels wasn’t a godsend for No. 2 Stanford baseball (23-5, 6-3 Pac-12) as it dropped its first series of the year to No. 17 UCLA (19-8, 8-4) in a three-game series in Jackie Robinson Stadium.
Despite dropping the first game of the three-game series 10-1, No. 3 Stanford baseball (20-3, 5-1 Pac-12) secured another series win by winning the final two games against Oregon (15-11, 3-6) in Sunken Diamond.
Stanford head coach David Esquer said before his team’s first road trip of the season to Austin, TX that good teams win at home but great teams win on the road.
Well, it looks like the Cardinal have the makings of a great team.
No. 7 Stanford baseball (14-2) earned a significant series victory against a top-25 ball club in No. 23 Texas (9-7) in four games on the road.
No. 7 Stanford baseball (11-1), fresh off a series win against Michigan, will face its first true road trip when it heads to No. 23 Texas (8-4) for a four-games series starting on Thursday.
No. 8 Stanford baseball (11-1) took three of the four games in the series victory over Michigan (3-8) in a rain-soaked weekend in Sunken Diamond