Bruins trample Bears to clinch series win

As was the case in Friday’s 7-2 loss, Saturday’s game between the Cal baseball team and UCLA was decided by the third inning. Starter Justin Jones lasted just 2 1/3 innings, but that’s all the Bruins needed to hand Jones his eighth loss of the year. With an 8-5 victory,
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Cal continues late-season slide in loss to UCLA

Last Saturday against Arizona, starting pitcher Matt Flemer gave up three runs in the first inning, and the Cal baseball team lost, 4-1. On Friday afternoon, the right-handed senior made it through the first inning against No. 11 UCLA in his final start at Evans Diamond. Unfortunately for the Bears
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Flemer to start critical series against UCLA

It’s desperation time for the Cal baseball team. The Bears have six games remaining in the season, and need to get four wins to hit the 30-mark, which they think should give them a strong case to make the postseason. To get those wins, Cal (26-22, 9-15 in the Pac-12) will
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Cal’s future dim after home sweep by Arizona

The Cal baseball team managed just one run in each of its first two games against No. 14 Arizona at Evans Diamond. On Sunday afternoon, the Bears’ offense finally found a spark, putting a three-spot on the board in the second inning. Unfortunately for Cal, the big inning was a
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Bears’ comeback falls short as Wildcats take series

Saturday’s game started with a firework and ended with a dud that fizzled out despite great anticipation. On just the fourth pitch of the game, Arizona’s Joey Rickard blasted a ball just over the left field wall to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead. The Cal baseball team was down
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Cal falls to Arizona in 3-1 loss

The Cal baseball team succumbed to a dominant pitcher Friday afternoon at Evans Diamond, falling 3-1 to No. 10 Arizona. Despite taking a one-run lead in the first inning, the Bears had no answers over the next eight as Wildcats starter Kurt Heyer stymied the Cal bats for a complete
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Bears hope to translate newfound energy into series win

Coming off a 10-4 loss at Washington State last Friday, the Cal baseball team found itself in dire straights. Four straight losses had sent the Bears to the bottom of the Pac-12. Cal’s hopes of a postseason run — let alone another appearance in the College World Series — grew
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Jones throws two-hitter to give Cal crucial series win

For Cal pitcher Justin Jones, it’s been a long way back since his injury last season. The lefty’s return to the mound this season has been marred by inconsistency, but on Sunday at Washington State, he was back to his old dominant self. Jones pitched a complete game shutout for
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