Final countdown: Card come to Cal for last homestand

This series was set to become one of the most emotional, most important series in the 100-plus year history of Cal baseball. It would have been the Bears’ last stand, at home, against their hated rival, for all of eternity (or something like that). But now that the Bears (31-18,
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Bears jump on Tigers early in nonconference finale

The last time David Esquer made this many substitutions, the Cal baseball team was mired in an 8-0 hole after six innings at Stanford. Tuesday afternoon’s 9-2 win at Pacific was nearly a complete 180 — the Bears were already up 8-2 after three. Backed by left fielder Austin Booker’s
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Jones roughed up by Bruins in Sunday loss

Sophomore left-hander lasts just three innings as Cal drops rubber match

LOS ANGELES — Justin Jones said his hip bothered him Sunday afternoon, and given the numbers he put up, the news wasn’t surprising. The Cal baseball team’s usual Saturday starter, rested an extra day after pitching four innings Tuesday at UC Davis, had arguably his worst outing of the season,
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Bears shut out Bruins in 4-0 road win

Johnson strikes out seven in two-hit outing

After four straight losses in late April, Cal baseball coach David Esquer started tinkering with his lineup. Change for change’s sake, he said then, desperate to shake things up after the team’s putrid offensive stretch. The runs ticked back up a little, but Esquer wasn’t finished shifting the order. Stability
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