The 2004 Stanford Baseball season ended earlier than most expected as the Cardinal were knocked off in regional play. However, despite the disappointing ending, there is plenty to look back on and celebrate about this special Stanford baseball team. Read on for comments about what went right and what went wrong this year for the Cardinal. In addition, check out all the final stats, who is going home with postseason awards, a recap of the top five games of '04, and a look to the future.
June 25, 2004
Greg Reynolds, Mark Jecmen, Pete Duda, and Matt Manship combined on a four-hitter as the Stanford Cardinal posted a 3-1 victory over the USF Dons on Tuesday night at Sunken Diamond. Not only was the pitching impressive this evening, but the Cardinal defense came through with some incredible plays in the field. Read on for all the details.
May 18, 2004
Tuesday's 12-3 win over Santa Clara was a complete performance for the Stanford Cardinal baseball team. At the plate, Stanford jumped out to an early big lead thanks to home runs from Danny Putnam and Jed Lowrie along with some clutch hitting from John Hester. On the mound, five Cardinal hurlers combined on a six-hitter led by excellent performances from Greg Reynolds and Mark Jecmen. Meanwhile, Sam Fuld scored two runs tonight to tie the career record on the Farm.
April 14, 2004
Mark Jecmen and Jeff Gilmore combined on a four-hitter as the Stanford Cardinal defeated the Cal State Fullerton Titans by a 4-1 score on Sunday afternoon to complete the sweep. Jecmen tossed the first five innings in picking up the victory while Gilmore threw the last four frames to record the save. At the plate, Jed Lowrie had a big day with a home run and three RBI.
February 1, 2004
One of the main reasons Stanford fell short of a national championship the past two seasons was their lack of pitching depth. However, there is hope this season that more pitchers can be relied upon to get the big outs in clutch situations. Read on for notes on the Stanford pitching staff as a whole and who you can expect to be the major contributors this year.
January 21, 2004
Preseason practice is in full swing as the team prepares for the 2004 campaign. In intrasquad games, a couple of pitchers are asserting themselves as the top hurlers on the club. In addition, there is one key battle between two players for a spot up the middle. Read on for the notes on these topics plus much more.
January 15, 2004
This afternoon's practice was full of offense as four balls left the yard during the intrasquad game. In today's notes, we take an in-depth look at the hitters and where they may be placed in the starting lineup if the season started today. And as always, all the details from today's action.
October 28, 2003