No. 2 Stanford baseball (33-6, 14-4 Pac-12) kept chugging along this weekend as it took the three-games series Cal (24-17, 10-11) in Sunken Diamond. The rivalry battle had a little bit more nuance than in previous matchups. Stanford head coach David Esquer coached at Cal for 17 years before jumping onto the Farm after former head coach Mark Marquess retired at the end of last season.
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.
No. 2 Stanford (22-3, 5-1 Pac-12) baseball faces its toughest test of the season when it heads down to Southern California to play No. 21 UCLA (17-7, 6-3) for a pivotal three-game series.
A strong bullpen performance and a go-ahead RBI single from junior shortstop Nico Hoerner propelled No. 2 Stanford baseball (21-3) to a 4-3 win over Gonzaga (13-13) on a sunny Monday afternoon in Sunken Diamond.
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