Stanford came out of the loser's bracket to win its regional. (Shotgun Spratling)


Stanford Exorcises Regional Demons

At The Ballpark

STANFORD, Calif. — The wave of euphoria and the emotional crash hadn’t fully hit Maverick Handley. He wore a chary smile like he was afraid the demons that haunted Stanford the last two years might not quite be gone.

Stanford had come through the loser’s bracket to win the Stanford Regional to advance to the super regionals for the first time since 2014. It finished off its run by defeating a game Fresno State squad by a pair of runs for the second day in a row to earn the Stanford Regional title. Following Monday’s finale at Sunken Diamond, Handley[…]


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