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 →
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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 →
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Arizona State has been chosen as the favorite to win this year’s Pac-10 baseball title, according to a vote of the league’s coaches.
The Sun Devils received three of 10 first-place votes, earning 69 points overall. UCLA also received three first-place votes and 67 total points for the No. 2 spot, while Stanford was picked third with one first-place vote, totaling 64 points. Rounding out the top five was Oregon State, which nabbed two first-place votes and 58 points overall, and Arizona grabbed the final first-place vote for a total 56 points. Continue reading →
Mississippi State has reached into Alabama, Georgia and Texas for its latest signees of the 2008-09 college baseball recruiting campaign.
Joining the initial Bulldog recruiting class of first-year MSU skipper John Cohen are left-handed pitcher Matt Lane of Marietta, Ga. (Pope High School), outfielder Jaron Shepherd of Kilgore, Texas (Kilgore High School/Navarro College) and shortstop Nick Vickerson of Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Hillcrest High School/Florida State/Shelton State). Continue reading →