Stanford baseball staved off elimination in dominating fashion, as the offense exploded for 12 runs on 11 hits and freshman starter Brett Hanewich held Youngstown State to two runs — one earned — over seven innings, to give the Cardinal a 12-4 victory.
The man making his journey back to The Farm this year — eleven years removed from his senior season — is Ryan Garko ‘03. After getting a call about the job from departing associate head coach Dean Stotz, who retired in September after 37 seasons at Stanford, and speaking to Marquess, Garko had an easy decision to make.
Stanford baseball officially kicks off its season this Friday at Sunken Diamond with several key returning players and talented new freshmen, but also with many major holes to fill.
Stanford assistant baseball coach Dean Stotz ’75, the No. 2 coach behind head coach Mark Marquess for the past 37 seasons, retired from coaching Friday. “I’ve had a phenomenal career. Stanford was great before I got here, and Stanford will be great after I leave,” Stotz told GoStanford.com. “My family has sacrificed an incredible amount…