A strong bullpen performance and a go-ahead RBI single from junior shortstop Nico Hoerner propelled No. 2 Stanford baseball (21-3) to a 4-3 win over Gonzaga (13-13) on a sunny Monday afternoon in Sunken Diamond.
Stanford head coach David Esquer said before his team’s first road trip of the season to Austin, TX that good teams win at home but great teams win on the road.
Well, it looks like the Cardinal have the makings of a great team.
No. 7 Stanford baseball (14-2) earned a significant series victory against a top-25 ball club in No. 23 Texas (9-7) in four games on the road.
No. 8 Stanford baseball (11-1) took three of the four games in the series victory over Michigan (3-8) in a rain-soaked weekend in Sunken Diamond
No. 8 Stanford baseball (8-0) hosts a four-game series with Michigan (2-5) starting on Friday at 6 p.m. at Sunken Diamond.
Stanford and Michigan have only competed once before in their program’s histories. In that matchup, the Wolverines eliminated the Cardinal 11-4 in the 1983 College World Series. Now, 25 years later, Michigan comes to the Farm hoping a similar result to help turnaround a terrible start to the season.
No. 12 Stanford baseball (8-0) used strong pitching and timely offense in the four-game sweep against Rice (3-5) over the weekend in Sunken Diamond.
It isn’t particularly fair to face an ace a day after facing one the night before, but that’s what No. 17 Cal State Fullerton (0-2) experienced in its 5-3 defeat to No. 13 Stanford baseball (2-0) on Saturday afternoon in Sunken Diamond.
Junior pitcher Tristan Beck missed all of the 2017 season after leading the team in ERA (2.48) as a freshman. Beck certainly didn’t look like a guy who hasn’t played in 20 months on today’s Opening Day.
No. 13 Stanford baseball (1-0) gets the 5-1 win against No. 17 Cal State Fullerton (0-1) on the strength of Beck’s pitching, defense and junior shortstop Nico Hoerner’s offense on a cold Friday night at Sunken Diamond.
After dropping its season opener in a close 0-1 game against No. 8 Cal State Fullerton (2-1), No. 23 Stanford men’s baseball (1-2) split the final two games of the weekend series against the Titans in its first road trip of the season. After dropping the second match 1-8, the Cardinal earned their first victory of the young season on Sunday after staging a dramatic extra-inning comeback on Sunday to record a 7-6 win.