Stanford celebrates beating Oregon State to advance to the Pac-12 semifinals. (Shotgun Spratling)


Pac-12 Dispatches: Stanford, Arizona advance while Oregon gets Van Sickle’d

At The Ballpark

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — “Nobody beats the Cardinal 11 times in a row!”

Stanford head coach David Esquer joked that was the message he delivered to his team as it entered the Pac-12 Tournament on a 10-game losing streak, an unfathomable stretch for a program that has gone to the last three College World Series and hasn’t lost more than 20 games in a season since 2016. That season ended with the Cardinal finishing tied for sixth place in the Pac-12 and not making the postseason, but that was before the institution of the now-three-year-old Pac-12 Tournament, which has given new[…]


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