No. 6 Stanford lost its third straight game as visiting Cal used a three-run seventh to down the Cardinal 5-2 Saturday afternoon at Klein Field. Stanford (28-12-7, 10-7 Pac-10) dropped to 0-3-1 against the archrival Bears (32-15-2, 11-9) and clinched its first lost weekend series of the year. Craig Bennigson (4-3) earned the win, while Stanford's Erik Davis (7-2) chalked up only his second loss.
May 10, 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
If you arrived for the ninth inning of Saturday's game at Sunken Diamond, you witnessed a flurry of offense with Stanford's nine runs and 10 hits following five runs and five hits by UCLA. But the Bruins had already built a massive lead and held on for the 16-11 victory, their second straight of the series. Stanford's pitchers were skewered, while the umpires added controversy early and late.
April 1, 2007
Stanford is on a roll having now won five consecutive games after sweeping Kansas last weekend. A number of unlikely players came through with big performances against the Jayhawks while the starting pitching continues to improve and the bullpen was effective. We offer a series of nine insightful observations, opinions, and statistical notes from the Stanford sweep.
February 26, 2007
Stanford had just enough Friday night to defeat Kansas in the opener of their three-game series. The Cardinal, on the strength of two home runs, scored five times in the first inning for a big, early lead. The Jayhawks though would not quit chipping away at the Stanford lead before David Stringer came on in the final innings to slam the door. Here is a complete recap of Stanford's 6-5 win.
February 23, 2007
Fall Ball continued this weekend for the Cardinal with an intrasquad game on Saturday afternoon. It was a day for the freshmen with numerous stars both at the plate and on the mound. Read on for all of the latest including notes on a first-year hitter who continues to torch opposing pitching.
October 16, 2005