In his last pitch of the 2014 season, Indiana closer-turned-starter Scott Effross allowed a walk-off homer to Stanford’s Tommy Edman in Bloomington, a shot that sent Stanford to the NCAA Super Regional and ended Indiana’s season prematurely. His first pitch of the 2015 season was also to Tommy Edman, this time on Opening Day at Sunken…
Even for head coach Mark Marquess, who is entering his 39th season at the helm of Stanford’s baseball program, something is different about this upcoming season.
The Cardinal’s postseason run came to a crashing end in its Super Regional finale, as Vanderbilt exposed the lack of depth in the team’s pitching staff and fended off a comeback effort to clinch a College World Series berth by a 12-5 score.
On Saturday, facing elimination again, this time against Vanderbilt, lightning improbably struck for a third time for Stanford baseball.
There’s just no escaping Tennessee for Stanford Athletics postseason trips this year. After men’s basketball traveled to Memphis for the rounds of 64 and 32 and women’s basketball traveled to Nashville for the Final Four, Stanford baseball (34-24) journeys to Nashville to face Vanderbilt (47-18) for a three-game series in the Super Regional round of…
Every baseball player dreams of reaching the major leagues. From little league to high school to college, the ultimate goal remains the same: to hear your name called in the MLB draft and ascend to the major league level.
In Stanford baseball’s first postseason game since 2012, freshman Cal Quantrill dominated the Indiana State lineup in a complete game effort and freshman Jack Klein knocked a three-run homer — the first of his career — to lead the Cardinal to an 8-1 victory.
The road ahead appears daunting for Stanford baseball (30-23, 16-14 Pac-12), as the Card prepare to enter a hostile postseason environment in Bloomington, Indiana, where thousands of relentless fans and tough competition await.