Bears’ bats fall silent in doubleheader

The Cal baseball team’s bats were hurled on the ground of the dugout in the fifth inning. “Do something!” a frustrated Bear implored, yelling loud enough for most of Evans Diamond to hear. The challenge worked — Cal got a run in the bottom of the fifth on a single
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Bears blank Cornhuskers in comfortable 4-0 win

Most people, if they got hit in the face by a baseball, would think about taking one or two days off. Not Mitch Delfino. The Cal third baseman not only started the game after his beaning on Friday but also did some damage of his own, standing out offensively over
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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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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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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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Flemer goes eight in Cal victory over Tigers

Earlier this week, coach David Esquer said he would be keeping an eye on his hurler’s pitch count during the season’s opening weekend. The emphasis was on heralded left-hander Justin Jones, who came back from injury to start in the Cal baseball team’s 9-1 victory over Pacific on Friday. Esquer
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Jones returns to mound in season opener

Junior Justin Jones has been a mainstay in the starting rotation for the past two years. Yet when the lefty takes the Evans Diamond mound on Friday at 1:30 p.m. against Pacific, it will usher in a new era of Cal pitching. And it’s not just because Friday marks the
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Bitter ending won’t spoil a season for the ages

Since defeating Dallas Baptist to advance to the College World Series, the Cal baseball team has been joking that someone should make a movie out of their storybook season. If Hollywood ever does, they’ll probably write a different ending — one that doesn’t involve the Bears being sent home after
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