After fighting three tense battles with Cal, Jason Castro and friends took matters into their own hands -- and over the Sunken Diamond walls -- yesterday. Castro's three-run homer put Stanford up 6-4, and David Stringer, David Sandbrink and Rex Petrill made sure that lead stood.
May 13, 2008
On Friday night, Stanford played its strongest game of the nascent season, routing Cal State Fullerton 12-5 at Sunken Diamond. The Bootleg.com's Daniel Novinson kicks off a season of baseball coverage, bringing you some sights, sounds and thoughts from Friday night's laugher, which kicked off a three-game sweep of the Titans. Note: Apologies from the Editor for not getting this up earlier.
March 2, 2008
The first set of preseason intrasquad games concluded Sunday afternoon at Sunken Diamond. Two-way players Austin Yount and Sean Ratliff both impressed and each appear primed to make contributions as both hitters and pitchers this season. Read on for more details plus other notes from Sunday's practice.
January 16, 2007
It was a blockbuster weekend for Stanford Baseball, winning three straight games and taking the Austin Regional of the NCAA Tournament by storm. It was no surprise that the Cardinal claimed the lion's share of spots on the All-Tournament Team, with six players on the 11-man roster from the four-team regional. Here are the Stanford standouts, led by three seniors, and their game-by-game stats.
June 5, 2006
After barely qualifiying for the NCAA Tournament, the Cardinal proved they belonged on Friday. Behind a complete-game from Greg Reynolds and a 14-hit offensive attack, third-seeded Stanford defeated #2 N.C. State, 7-2, in the opening round. Reynolds went the distance for the fifth time this year while the bottom portion of the Cardinal lineup led the way.
June 2, 2006
Stanford and Santa Clara have met twice now this season with both meetings reaching extra frames. Two weeks ago, the Broncos scored five times in the top of the tenth for the win. On Tuesday, Stanford plated four runs in the top of the 15th inning for a dramatic 8-4 victory. Three freshmen proved to be the most unlikely of heroes for Stanford as each provided memorable moments in the extra innings. Here is a complete recap of the marathon contest.
May 10, 2006
Randy Molina's one-out single in the bottom of the ninth scored the winning run for Stanford in a dramatic 3-2 victory over Cal. But it was the stars of the team that put forth standout performances to get the Cardinal to that point. Chris Minaker blasted a pair of solo home runs off one of the top pitchers in the country while Greg Reynolds fired a complete-game on the mound. Here is a recap of Friday's thrilling Stanford victory.
May 5, 2006