Cal’s season ends with loss at Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. — Friday night’s 18-inning marathon at Sunken Diamond was emblematic of last year’s Cal baseball team. A combination of gritty at-bats, a lively clubhouse and a never-say-die attitude helped the Bears outlast No. 14 Stanford, 5-4, in the nearly six-hour contest. Cal (29-25, 12-18 in the Pac-12) followed
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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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Bears hunt for much-needed wins against Washington State

Following a sweep at the hands of No. 10 Oregon last weekend, the Cal baseball team stressed the need for timely hitting. “We need to win the big spot, I think, offensively,” outfielder Chad Bunting said. “We need to get the big hit with runners in scoring position. We left
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Bunting’s homer powers Cal to first conference sweep

For the first time all season, the Cal baseball team swept a Pac-12 opponent. The Bears took all three matchups against Utah, the latest — a 5-2 victory — coming Sunday afternoon at Evans Diamond. Lefty Justin Jones led the way with seven solid innings, giving up one run on
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Home runs propel Cal to victory over Utah, 9-4

Powered by three home runs, the Cal baseball team slugged its way to a series-opening win over Utah, 9-4, at Evans Diamond on Friday. Led by center fielder Chad Bunting, who put two balls well over the left-center field fence, and right fielder Andrew Knapp, whose shot cleared the back
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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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Pitching, defense lead struggling Bears over Dons

The Cal baseball team entered Tuesday’s contest with San Francisco with 35 errors in the season. That number didn’t change by the game’s end at Benedetti Diamond. For the first time in 11 games, coach David Esquer’s squad didn’t commit a single error, and it was rewarded with a 4-3
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Beavers fell Bears to complete sweep

The gloom finally lifted Sunday over Evans Diamond, but the sun did nothing to brighten Cal’s play as the Bears fell to their fourth straight defeat. In losing 13-5 to Oregon State — the final nail in an embarrassing home sweep — Cal (11-7, 0-3 in the Pac-12) looked everything
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