Bullpen set for rematch with Santa Clara

When the Cal baseball team met Santa Clara last Wednesday, the Bears gave the game away in an error-riddled affair, falling 8-5 at Stephen Schott Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Since that crushing defeat extended Cal’s losing streak to four games, coach David Esquer’s club has turned things around. The
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Bears earn first Pac-12 series win

The Cal baseball team didn’t need a win on Sunday to claim its first Pac-12 series victory of the season. Hosting Washington at Evans Diamond, the Bears took the first two games with a timely two-run single by designated hitter Vince Bruno on Friday and a complete-game gem from pitcher
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Cal looks for first Pac-12 series win

After four consecutive losses — each heart-wrenching in its own way — the Cal baseball team finds itself in the cellar of the Pac-12, a 2-7 conference record to its name. If the Bears are to get back on track against Washington (17-13, 4-5 in the Pac-12) this weekend at
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Battered Bears suffer worst home loss since 2002

In the top of the fifth, Cal reliever Stephen Pistoresi took not one but two batted balls off his body. The first, a grounder, struck him just above his left knee. The second, a screaming line drive, smacked him square in the backside — a tangible manifestation of the bruising
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Bears drop closest of series on two Trojan walk-offs

Cal and USC entered their Easter weekend series nearly identical on paper; USC’s 17-9 records barely edged the Bears’ 16-10 mark. The two teams played this distinction out to a T on Dedeaux Field in Los Angeles this past weekend. The slimmest of margins — one run — separated the
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Trojans walk off against Bears in 3-2 win

Cal dropped the rubber match of its series with USC on Saturday, losing 3-2 on a second consecutive walk off at Dedeaux Field in Los Angeles. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the bases loaded, reliever Joey Donofrio walked Trojan pinch hitter Garrett Stubbs on a
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