Bears avoid sweep in comeback thriller

Over the course of the three-game series, the Cal baseball team did not lead UCLA until the eighth inning of Sunday’s game. In the Bruins’ one inning of catch-up, UCLA nearly stole the Bears’ advantage right back. After a four-run eighth inning, Cal (27-24, 10-17 in the Pac-12) found itself
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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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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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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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