Big Cat Nets Esquer's 400th Win

A two-run double by Brenden Farney and a two-run home run by Devon Rodriguez fuel a 4-2 Cal win over Washington State, as the Bears snap an eight-game losing streak with David Esquer's 400th win as Cal skipper -- the program's first under its home lights.
April 19, 2013

Cougs take series from No. 14 ASU

A SIX-RUN THIRD INNING wasn't enough to guarantee the win on Sunday – good thing the Cougs (11-7) had more hits up their sleeves against No. 14 Arizona State. In a drama-filled game, ASU sent the tying run to the plate in the ninth before J.D. Leckenby induced a double-play to finish it off and cap both an 11-8 win and series win for the Cougs.
March 17, 2013

Seen & Heard on Planet Coug

BASEBALL AMERICA, the bible of the sport, is projecting that Washington State's first-team All-Pac-12 duo of Taylor Ard and Derek Jones will be taken within four picks of each other during this week's Major League draft, which begins late today with the first round and then continues Tuesday and Wednesday with the other 39 rounds.
June 4, 2012

Marbut, Hatteberg serve up insight on Cougs

SEATTLE – With the help of former Major Leaguers Scott Hatteberg and Tom Niedenfuer, Washington State head coach Donnie Marbut hosted his bi-annual Cougar baseball celebration in Seattle on Thursday and offered insight on his unrealistic expectations this season and his forecast for what's coming next.
May 25, 2012

Road to Omaha begins Friday for Cougs

WASHINGTON STATE hopes their ability to make small waves allows to them to make a big splash when they open the 2011 baseball season Friday at Cal State-Bakersfield. Despite a Pac-10 conference that could be even more competitive than last year, Donnie Marbut says the Cougs have the potential to go all the way to Omaha this season.
February 16, 2011

Next year could be huge for Cougar baseball

MOST COACHES TAKE a moment to bask in the glow of an outstanding season once that season has come to an end. If Washington State baseball coach Donnie Marbut savored such a moment, it's long gone. The Cougars' charter flight home from the Fayetteville Regional had barely landed Tuesday when Marbut was already talking about next year -- and Marbut is talking loud and proud.
June 8, 2010

Cougar Baseball Notebook: Praise & criticism

PULLMAN -- Washington State baseball coach Donnie Marbut is not one to straddle the fence on too many subjects. If Marbut thinks someone deserves a compliment, he is glowing with his praise. If he thinks someone deserves to be ripped, Marbut gladly wields the verbal sledgehammer.
April 27, 2010