Stanford baseball had a magical season in head coach Mark Marquess’ final year on the Farm. After starting a rather pedestrian 19-12, the Cardinal won 21 of their next 23 games. Much of this terrific run was spurred on by great pitching. A starting rotation of Chris Castellanos, Andrew Summerville and Kris Bubic — with Erik Miller as the Tuesday starter — made the job of the offense a lot easier. The pitching staff as a whole ranked second in the Pac-12 with a 3.35 ERA.
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.
You couldn’t script a better ending. On Sunday afternoon, in the final regular season home game of head coach Mark Marquess’s career, No. 9 Stanford baseball (37-14, 18-9 Pac-12) completed a sweep of Washington (26-25, 12-15) with a walk-off win in extra innings. The Cardinal rallied late to erase a five-run deficit while senior right-hander…
Junior Colton Hock got his 14th save of the season, breaking the school record for number of single-season saves, as Stanford baseball (31-13, 13-8 Pac-12) completed a shutout over the San Francisco Dons (24-26, 9-15 American Athletic) on Tuesday evening.
Senior Chris Castellanos pitched a gem to help No. 18 Stanford baseball (27-12, 11-7 Pac-12) sweep No. 13 Arizona (27-15, 9-12) in a three-game series over the weekend at the Sunken Diamond. The sweep marked the second consecutive series sweep for the Cardinal, and their first over Arizona since 1999. Additionally, Stanford pushed its win streak to eight games – its longest since 2013.
Stanford men’s baseball (23-12, 8-7 Pac-12) got out the brooms over the weekend as it swept No. 25 Oregon (23-13, 6-9) three-game series on the road. The series sweep was the first Pac-12 road sweep for Stanford since 2014 against Utah.
After a well-fought weekend, No. 17 Stanford baseball (19-12, 5-7 Pac-12) finished with one win and two losses in a three-game series against UCLA (16-16, 9-6). The Cardinal came back strong on Friday after a scoreless first matchup but lost in extra innings on Saturday to close out their play against the Bruins.
In enemy territory, No. 20 Stanford Baseball (17-10, 4-5 Pac-12) took two of three games this past weekend at USC (16-14, 5-7 Pac-12). After losing the opening game of the series 5-7, the Cardinal rebounded to win the next two games 8-3 and 6-3 respectively.