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Magnificent McCaughan Bounces Back
Coming off his worst outing, Long Beach State ace Darren McCaughan bounced back with a gem, shutting out Cal Poly after making some tweaks.
Cal Poly Gets Victory in Must-Win Series
Cal Poly gets another standout performance from Spencer Howard to beat Long Beach State and even a must-win series for the Mustangs. Shotgun Spratling breaks it down.
Canning Puts On A Show
Griffin Canning has developed into one of the elite West Coast arms and he showed why once more with a 134-pitch shutout of rival USC.
Stanford Notches Another Series Sweep
Chris Castellanos and Stanford continue to play at a high level after sweeping yet another Pac-12 series. What’s been the key? Find out.
Thorne Saves Stanford From Prickly Spot
Tyler Thorne and the Stanford bullpen came up huge in a series-clinching win against Arizona on Friday.
Oregon State Proving No. 1 Worth
Oregon State dropped a single game against UCLA, but proved its stock as No. 1 with a strong weekend finish.
Heimlich’s Gem, Gretler’s Hit Lifts Beavs
Oregon State continued to find ways to win, even after surrendering a dramatic ninth inning home run. Shotgun Spratling reports on the Beavers’ latest win.
How The West Was Won
In our latest inside look at the West Coast, Shotgun Spratling touches on Washington’s Joey Morgan, Long Beach State and the Boras Classic.
LBSU’s Sheaks Shakes Rough Start
Long Beach State head coach Troy Buckley challenged John Sheaks to make significant changes. Since then, Sheaks has been on a roll.
Brotherly Battle Highlights L.A. Affair
What happens when brothers face off in a game situation for the first time? Shotgun Spratling looks at that and more with CS Fullerton and USC.
Washington’s Unique Formula
Washington has found a unique formula for success, using its best pitchers in extended relief outings rather than starts. It worked perfectly Friday in a win at UCLA.
USC Finally Puts The Pieces Together
USC gets length from its starting pitching and an offensive breakout in win over No. 21 Stanford, but the Cardinal may have unlocked something important.
West Notebook: ASU’s Fearless Montoya
Chaz Montoya has solidified Arizona State’s weekend rotation. Shotgun Spratling also looks at some Big West teams battling the injury bug.
Cal State Fullerton Ends Losing Streak
The line between perennial power and not is small and Cal State Fullerton showed that as it snapped a five-game losing streak against UC Riverside.