Stanford baseball kept rolling this past weekend in the desert, as it took two out of three from reeling Arizona (19-30, 8-19 Pac-12). It was a far cry from the Cardinal’s performance during their last visit to Hi Corbett Field in 2012, when the eventual national champions swept them. Stanford (24-21, 11-13) was able to…
Going into last weekend’s series against No. 17 Arizona State, the Cardinal baseball squad needed a series victory to keep its hat in the postseason ring. Aided by timely hitting, a Pac-12 Player of the Week performance from senior starting pitcher Mark Appel and a harrowing 11-inning escape, No. 21 Stanford claimed two games in…
If you were at Sunken Diamond this past weekend to watch No. 17 Stanford cruise to an 8-3 victory in the second leg of an eventual three-game sweep of unranked Washington State, you can probably guess that I’m talking about Stanford’s do-it-all extraordinaire, junior Stephen Piscotty.
Junior Stephen Piscotty was named a preseason All-American for his hitting talents, but even though he leads the No. 17 Stanford baseball team with 50 RBI some of his biggest contributions recently have been on the mound.
Freshman Alex Blandino, who burst onto the scene for the Stanford baseball starting lineup this week, received multiple accolades for the four home runs, 11 RBI and .563 batting average that he delivered last week, including national and conference player of the week awards.
The Cardinal is peaking at the right time. Stanford probably can’t lose another series if they hope to get home-field advantage for the Regional and Super Regional tournaments.
After a woeful stretch where runs seemed to come with the frequency of Halley’s comet, the Stanford baseball team found its offense this weekend in a much-needed sweep of Arizona State.
Watching the Cardinal over the past few weeks, it is blatantly obvious that no fun of any kind is being had by anyone