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Stanford: Fresno, Jensen Impressive; Stanford’s Offense Hot
The Fresno State and Stanford offenses got off to a hot start in the Stanford Regional, but Bulldogs ace Ryan Jensen continued his impressive run, winning his ninth straight start.
Stanford Regional Preview: Golden State Battle Royale
In perhaps the most loaded regional in the field of 64, Stanford welcomes three Golden State conference champions: UC Santa Barbara, Fresno State and Sacramento State.
Los Angeles Regional Preview: Juggernaut UCLA Welcomes Baylor, LMU, Omaha
Taking down No. 1 national seed UCLA won’t be easy, but Baylor, Loyola Marymount and Omaha will try to pull off the upset at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
WCC: Loyola Marymount Gets Conference Tourney Redemption
Jason Gill could only smile after Loyola Marymount won the WCC Tournament to earn its first trip to aa regional since 2000.
WCC Dispatches: LMU in Driver’s Seat; BYU on Bubble
Saint Mary’s is set for a rematch with Loyola Marymount in the championship round of the WCC tournament after a drama-filled day of tight ball games sent the top two seeds, BYU and Gonzaga, home
MWC Dispatches: Ryan Jensen Leads Fresno State
Ryan Jensen and his upper-90s fastball led Fresno State to a Mountain West regular season title and now two wins away from its first regional since 2012.
West Notebook: Stars Will Impact Bubble, Conference Tourneys
Shotgun Spratling goes around the West Coast looking at Fresno State, Saint Mary’s, Stanford, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, Grand Canyon and Arizona State’s Hunter Bishop.
Gauchos Continue To Punish Baseballs At Hawai’i
UC Santa Barbara put on a laser show in a blowout victory at Hawai’i, continuing a season-long offensive barrage for the Gauchos, who are closing in on the Big West title.
UC Santa Barbara Glides by Hawai’i
UC Santa Barbara fans got a scare, but the Gauchos took care of business in opener at Hawai’i and inched closer to their first conference title since 1986.
Kinamon, Stanford Come Out Swinging Against Cal
Duke Kinamon got off to a slow start coming back from his injury, but he’s been red-hot as of late as Stanford and California came out swinging Friday night.
UCLA’s Ralston Steps Up When Needed Most
UCLA righthander Jack Ralston was once an afterthought for his pitching staff. Now, he’s stepping up in more ways than one when needed the most.
No. 1 Bruins Continue to Find Ways to Win
Top-ranked UCLA continues to find ways to win, using five infield singles and a six-out Holden Powell save to beat No. 22 Arizona State, 3-2.
UNLV’s Stott Back In Business At Right Time
UNLV’s Bryson Stott went through a lull earlier this season, but he’s back on track and better than ever for the Rebels.
West Coast Connection: Shotgun’s MegaNotebook
It’s MegaNotebook time, as Shotgun Spratling takes an incredible look at Fresno State, Cal, Saint Mary’s, Pacific, San Francisco, Santa Clara and San Jose State.
Coaching Duo Have Helped Transform UCSB Offense
UC Santa Barbara can get it done in a variety of ways, but so far this season, it’s been the new-look offense that’s getting it done the most.
Surging Toglia Powers UCLA To Another Marquee Win
Michael Toglia has recovered from a slow start at the plate and returned to being a wrecking ball for UCLA. He delivered two huge swings in Friday’s win over ECU.
Complete Effort Propels USC Past Arizona State
Matthew Acosta and USC used the right formula to shock the college baseball world with a home series win over sizzling Arizona State.
San Diego Clinches BYU Series In Drama-Filled Fashion
San Diego picked up a crucial WCC series win over BYU, but it didn’t come without some serious walk-off drama.
UCSB Sets Tone With Opening Win Over Fullerton
Chris Lincoln picked up yet another save as UC Santa Barbara continued its red-hot ways with a series-opening win over Cal State Fullerton.
Irvine Continues to Win, Frustration Mounts for Wazzu
UC Irvine improved to 14-4 behind another solid starting pitching effort while frustration boiled to the surface in the Washington State dugout after another loss featured offensive struggles.
Cooper Chandler Digs Deep For Surging Pepperdine
Ace Cooper Chandler came up big in a tight spot to help Pepperdine top Gonzaga, giving the Waves eight wins in their last nine games.
South Carolina Relentless Against Clemson
South Carolina used a relentless offensive approach to demolish rival Clemson Sunday afternoon to take the annual Palmetto State showdown series.
Bullpen Hero Jones Helps Clemson Even Series
Reliever Holt Jones came up huge for Clemson, which also rode three long balls to a series-leveling win against rival South Carolina.
Newcomers Shine In Clemson-SC Opener
South Carolina’s newcomers put together an impressive performance Friday night, while one Clemson reliever saved some serious bullpen with his performance.
West Connection: Cal Baptist Making Big Splash
Shotgun Spratling’s latest notebook takes an in-depth look at upstart Cal Baptist, LMU, USD’s Jake Miller, K-State ushers in a new era and a Cal Poly arm takes a step forward.
Gwynn Notebook: Oklahoma, Fullerton Roll
Shotgun Spratling was in the house and has this report on Oklahoma and Fullerton taking care of business at the Tony Gwynn Legacy Classic.