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
Saturday marked the final tune-up for the top pitching group before next weekend's season-opener. On a soggy afternoon at Sunken Diamond, two hurlers continued to shine while two others saw their struggles continue. Meanwhile, one club during the intrasquad pounded out 19 hits with multiple players excelling at the plate.
January 27, 2007
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
This was not the weekend Stanford was looking for to end the regular season. With possibly an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament hanging in the balance, the Cardinal suffered consecutive losses to lowly UC Davis. On Saturday, the Aggies blasted three home runs en route to sending Stanford to a disheartening 8-3 defeat. Here is a complete recap.
May 27, 2006
Stanford needed a strong weekend up in Seattle to keep their NCAA Tournament hopes alive. What transpired was complete domination on the Cardinal side for a convincing three-game sweep. Sunday saw Stanford score seven runs in the fourth inning en route to an easy 10-2 victory. The Cardinal again received contributions from up-and-down the lineup while Jeremy Bleich delivered a solid performance on the mound. With the victory, Stanford has now won six in a row.
May 14, 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