Bears nab win in messy home game

During last season’s run to the College World Series, the Cal baseball team practiced at Creighton’s home field in Omaha, Neb. On Tuesday, the Bears finally met their gracious hosts in a sloppy affair at Evans Diamond. Cal (9-2) came away with a 7-5 victory behind a stalwart bullpen and
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Senior catcher Chadd Krist went 3-for-6 with two RBI and three runs in Cal's Sunday doubleheader. The Bears have now won four in a row.

Cal expects tough test from Creighton

After a cakewalk of a series against Lehigh, the Cal baseball team can expect much stiffer competition from its next guest, Creighton. Head coach David Esquer highlighted the Jays’ 1:30 p.m. Tuesday visit to Evans Diamond before the season began as one of the tougher games of the season, and
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Junior Darrel Matthews crossed the plate three times — once in the first game and twice in the second game — in Cal's doubleheader against Lehigh on Sunday.

Bears destroy Mountain Hawks in twin bill

The camera don’t lie: Lehigh had a very, very bad day. Cal (8-2) smoked the Mountain Hawks (2-5) on both ends of Sunday’s doubleheader, shutting out Lehigh 10-0 in the first game and obliterating them 18-3 in the second. In both games, the Bears devoured the Mountain Hawks’ starters, who
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Bears find offensive spark in win over Lehigh

The Cal baseball team did not commit any errors on Saturday afternoon against Lehigh — a feat the Bears have achieved in only one other game this season. But the defense, while impressive, was not the story at Evans Diamond in Cal’s 9-3 win over the Mountain Hawks. The Bears’
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Junior infielder Mitch Delfino had one hit and one RBI in four at-bats in the Tuesday win over USF.

Mountain Hawks more than tune-up for Bears

Lehigh played its first season of baseball in 1885. Despite its long-standing history, the Mountain Hawks will etch their names in the school’s books this Saturday. The baseball team from the Patriot League will set foot on California soil for the first time in program history. The Mountain Hawks begin
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Bears barely break Dons in midweek tilt

Following Tuesday afternoon’s game against San Francisco, coach David Esquer had a much longer meeting than usual with the Cal baseball team in the outfield. These sorts of elongated talks are usually reserved for awful losses. But on Tuesday at Evans Diamond, the Bears beat the Dons, 5-3, in an
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Cal can’t clean up act in losses to Dirtbags

On Saturday, the winning run crossed the plate in the top of the 10th inning as the Cal baseball team escaped with a 2-1 victory over Long Beach State. On Sunday, that run was scored in the second inning in what became another pitcher’s duel between the two squads at
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Cal pitchers dominate in low-scoring affair

The Cal baseball team got back to its winning ways Saturday night at Blair Field, beating Long Beach State 2-1 in extra innings. In the top of the tenth, designated hitter Vince Bruno (2-for-5, one run scored on the day) led off with a triple. Center fielder Chad Bunting then
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Jones’ wild streak costs Bears in first loss

Fielding had been one of the question marks for the Cal baseball team going into this weekend, and the Bears committed three more errors on Friday night against Long Beach State. Surprisingly, what really cost Cal (3-1) was its pitching as coach David Esquer’s club suffered its first loss of
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After sweeping Pacific last weekend to open up the 2012 season, the Bears will face Long Beach State in a three-game series.

Cal hopes to get defensive in Long Beach

Last weekend, the Cal baseball proved it can pitch, hit and run the bases pretty well. Now, the question is, can the Bears field? If you could find any black mark on Cal’s season so far — no mean feat, considering the team’s 3-0 record, .330 batting average, 2.00 team
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