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Baseball roundtable: Season wrap-up

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.

Baseball sweeps Washington State in regular season finale

No. 9 Stanford baseball (40-14, 21-9 Pac-12) left no doubts as to why it is the hottest team in the country, sweeping Washington State (24-29, 10-20) and outscoring the Cougars 33-6 in its final regular season series. With the win, the Cardinal secured a 40-win season, marking the 21st time that a Stanford team has reached this milestone during the 41-year tenure of head coach Mark Marquess.

No. 9 baseball wraps up regular season at Washington State

No. 9 Stanford baseball (37-14, 18-9 Pac-12) hits the road to face Washington state (24-26,10-17) in a three-game series beginning this Thursday at 6 p.m. This series will finish out the regular season, which will be the last season for Coach Mark Marquess. In honor of Marquess’ career, Stanford Baseball has retired the number 9- the first time ever that a number has been retired in this program. With a successful season thus far, Marquess became one of five NCAA coaches to reach 1,600 career wins, and one of only three to do so at the same school.

Cal denies baseball road sweep

After taking the first two games in Berkeley, No. 10 Stanford baseball (33-14, 15-9 Pac-12) fell short of the sweep as the Cardinal dropped the final contest of it three-game series against Cal (22-26, 13-14). Unable to climb back from a 3-0 deficit, Stanford ultimately fell 5-3.