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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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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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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Trojans rally in ninth to tie series

On Friday night, the Cal baseball team was one strike away from winning its three-game series against USC. The Bears had a 1-0 lead, and closer Logan Scott had runners on second and third with two outs at Dedeaux Field in Los Angeles. Second baseman James Roberts had other ideas.
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Cal gets first Pac-12 win in thrilling fashion

Shoddy defense has cost the Cal baseball team dearly this season. On Saturday, it was the defense that secured the Bears’ first conference victory in a 3-2 over No. 14 Arizona State. With the bases loaded and two outs, Joey DeMichele blasted a line drive to center field. As it
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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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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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