Cal baseball opens season at home against Michigan

Evans Diamond is getting a facelift this season. The Cal baseball team is hoping for a similar rebirth this year after a disappointing season last spring. The inexperienced and young Bears have a lot to change after last season, and it all begins with a three-game home series against Michigan
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The top 10 moments in Cal sports this year: Part two

The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.

The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.
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Renda, Krist among seven taken in 2012 MLB Draft

Encompassing 1,238 picks, 40 rounds and three days, the MLB First-Year Player Draft is the longest draft in American professional sports. For every Cal baseball player drafted except Tony Renda, the wait for their names to be called was a long one. Renda was one of seven Cal players drafted
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Cal overcomes Stanford in 18-inning affair

By the time the 17th inning rolled around at Sunken Diamond on Friday, the two best hitters in the game — Tony Renda of the Cal baseball team and Stanford’s Stephen Piscotty — were a combined 0-for-14. Renda picked the perfect time to get his first knock in Stanford, Calif.
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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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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 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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Ducks fly past Jones, beaten Cal squad in 3 close losses

The Cal baseball team had something to prove this weekend. The Bears dropped their first three Pac-12 series of the season, but feasted on bottom-dwellers Washington and Utah the past two weekends. This weekend at PK Park in Eugene, Ore., Cal wanted to establish it could hang with the big
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