Stanford started a six-game homestand Tuesday night just the way they wanted, picking up a quick 5-1 lead with early offense. Then disaster struck when veteran Cardinal pitchers floundered out of the bullpen. San Jose State surged ahead and held on for an 11-8 win, their first in nine games against Stanford. Also, a Spartan freshman injured during the game suffered a medical emergency afterward.
April 25, 2007
After a momentary blip Tuesday in non-conference action, Stanford continued hurling forward in this winless Pac-10 season Friday night with an 8-1 handling by Arizona. Wildcat sophomore Preston Guilmet went the distance and struck out 15 Stanford batters, while Cardinal sophomore Jeremy Bleich served up batting practice from the hill.
April 14, 2007
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
The Cardinal baseball team continues to excel in close games as Stanford edged California 5-4 on Saturday afternoon. The home team mustered a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to erase a slight Bears lead with the bullpen then slamming the door in the final frames. The win marked Stanford's seventh straight victory while the Cardinal look for the three-game sweep Sunday afternoon.
March 3, 2007
In a nine-inning contest that lasted nearly four hours, the Cardinal were able to salvage a game of their series at Texas. Stanford scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning to break a tie and then held off a Longhorn rally in the bottom of the frame for a 10-8 win. Here is a complete recap with full statistics and various notes of the Cardinal's dramatic victory.
February 18, 2007
The weather didn't cooperate for most of the weekend, but Sunday did see Stanford and Fresno State do battle on the baseball field. In a completion of Saturday's suspended game, the Cardinal blasted the Bulldogs by a 9-2 score for their first victory of the season. Stanford then followed it up with a narrow 6-4 win for the sweep. Here is a complete recap of all the action with notes and stats.
February 11, 2007
The preseason continued on Tuesday afternoon with another intrasquad game at Sunken Diamond. Two sophomore pitchers came through with solid performances on the mound during the 6-1 contest. Read on for all of the details plus other news and notes from the practice field.
January 23, 2007