EUGENE, Ore. – Blake Crosby hit the first grand slam out of PK Park on Tuesday afternoon, but unfortunately for the Ducks, Crosby was sporting a Sacramento State uniform, and the senior first baseman helped lead the Hornets to a 10-5 victory.
Cal Baseball Defeats Stanford, 7-6, to Open Pac-10 Play
BERKELEY, Calif. – The University of California baseball team – behind home runs from Brett Jackson and Dylan Tonneson, and stellar relief pitching from Michael Bugary and Blake Smith – defeated Bay Area rival Stanford, 7-6, Saturday in the Pac-10 opener at Evans Diamond. The Golden Bears improved their record to 11-7 (1-0), while the Cardinal dropped to 3-9 (0-1). Cal also got strong hitting efforts from sophomore shortstop Brian Guinn (2-for-4, two RBI) and senior third baseman Michael Brady (2-for-3, two doubles, RBI). [READ MORE]
TEMPE, Ariz. – For the second consecutive night, a strong starting pitching performance led the No. 4 Arizona State University baseball team to victory over Arizona, as Josh Spence earned the win in a 7-3 victory on Saturday. A second straight sellout crowd of 4,371 fans at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark saw the Sun Devils improve to 16-3 overall, 2-0 in the Pac-10, on the season Continue reading →
Mike Leake Fans Career-High 15 Batters As #4 Baseball Defeats Arizona 4-1
TEMPE, Ariz. - Mike Leake struck out 15 in a complete game gem to lead the No. 4 Arizona State University baseball team to a 4-1 victory over Arizona on Friday in front of a sellout crowd of 4,371 at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark. The Sun Devils improve to 15-3 with the win in the Pac-10 Conference opener Continue reading →
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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Washington junior outfielder Kyle Conley has been named Pac-10 Baseball Player of the Week and Stanford freshman right-handed pitcher Jordan Pries has been named Pitcher of the Week for for Mar. 2 – 8, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today. Continue reading →
Cal Poly 9- Sac 2
Cal Poly 11- Sac 5
Cal Poly 6- Sac 2
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Sophomore southpaw Matt Leonard pitched six strong innings and junior left fielder Luke Yoder drove in the go-ahead run with a sixth-inning single as Cal Poly completed a three-game series sweep against Sacramento State with a 6-2 victory in a non-conference baseball game Sunday afternoon before 1,427 in Baggett Stadium.
Coach Larry Lee’s Mustangs extended their winning streak to six games and improved to 6-1 on the year, their best start since going 7-1 to open the 2001 campaign. Sacramento State fell to 1-5.
Fresno State. Fresno State lost two of three against the Oregon Ducks in Eugene this weekend. In game one on Friday the Bulldogs lost a pitching duel 1-0 on Friday. Oregon’s Andrew Schmidt hit a walk-off single with two outs giving the Ducks the victory in front of a sold-out crowd of 2,777. Holden Sprague pitched 7.2 innings giving up just four hits and walking just one.
On Saturday Oregon’s bats pushed them to a 7-1 victory over Fresno State. The Ducks scored two runs in the bottom of the second, three in the bottom of the third and added single runs in the bottom of the sixth and seventh. Fresno State starter Sean Bonesteele lasted just 2.1 innings giving up five runs, all earned and allowed five hits. He also walked four batters. Continue reading →
The Washington Huskies have moved two of their home games to Safeco Field, the home field of the Seattle Mariners. They will host the Arizona State Sun Devils on April 3, and the Oregon State Beavers on May 8. Both games are at 6:30 PM PDT.
The Huskies have played home games at Safeco Field the past two seasons. They defeated Arizona 1-0 in an excellent ball game last year, and defeated Oregon State 6-2 in 2007. The Oregon State game drew a Pac-10 record 10,421 fans. Continue reading →
TEMPE, Ariz. – Six home runs, including two each from Jason Kipnis and Carlos Ramirez, helped the No. 6 Arizona State University baseball team to a 13-5 victory over Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the opening game of a doubleheader Saturday at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark. The Sun Devils improved to 2-0 on the season with the win. Continue reading →
Arizona State is selected to win the Pac-10 this year, but as Head Coach Pat Murphy points out, “We might have the least experience of any team in college baseball.” (East Valley Tribune) Also, here’s a preview of this weekend’s tilt against University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (Pitchfork Nation) Continue reading →
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While each season, the turnover of college baseball brings a new team with new expectations and goals, fans of the Washington baseball team will see a lot of familiar faces when they come to Husky Ballpark this spring.
On a given day, 17th-year head coach Ken Knutson can write up a lineup with veterans at every spot, as well as in a variety of roles on the mound. Continue reading →