The Mighty Quinn Mathews relishes last dance at StanfordColumns
STANFORD, Calif. — If Friday night was an example of Quinn Mathews off his game, then it’s no wonder he’s the best pitcher in the Pac-12. Because this version of Mathews was awfully darn good.
Mathews found himself in jams in each of the first two innings of Friday’s series opener against UCLA, but he escaped them both unscathed, stranding a runner at third base in the first inning and then leaving men at second and third in the second. But then he settled in, retiring eight straight batters from the second into the fourth, and 12 out of 13[…]