The No. 17 Stanford baseball team weathered a seven-run second inning by 21st-ranked Arizona (25-14, 9-9 Pac-12) and received five innings of shutout relief from Sam Lindquist to earn a 12-8 series-clinching win Sunday at Sunken Diamond.
Stanford (22-12, 9-6) trailed 7-2 after having starting pitcher John Hochstatter (San Ramon Valley High) ejected in the second. After surrendering a pinch-hit grand slam to Riley Moore, Hochstatter hit Joseph Maggie with the next pitch and was ejected. Cal scored twice in the bottom of the ninth to beat Washington State 2-1 in baseball. Mitchell Kranson's one-out single scored Sean Peters with the tying run, and Mike Reuvekamp followed with the game winner to drive in Brian Celsi.
Reuvekamp had his fourth straight two-hit game for the Bears (18-21, 7-11 Pac-12). The Cougars fell to 19-18 (6-9 Pac-12). Brenden Kalfus had a career-high six RBIs as host Saint Mary's (14-25, 5-7 West Coast Conference) completed a three-game sweep of Portland (13-27, 5-10) with a 14-2 win. Collin Ferguson went 4 for 4 for the Gaels. Texas State (17-22, 9-6 Western Athletic Conference) pounded out 19 hits and stole seven bases in an 11-5 baseball win over host San Jose State (13-26, 7-8). Oregon State (27-17, 4-11 Pac-12) beat the 10th-ranked Cal softball team (35-9, 9-6) 1-0 to avert a series sweep in Berkeley. Cal starter Jolene Henderson gave up four hits in 62/3 innings before leaving with an injury suffered while fielding a ball. The No. 15/16 Stanford softball team (29-15, 6-9 Pac-12) split a doubleheader at No. 14 Washington, winning 6-4 and losing 7-1. The Huskies are 34-13 and 12-6. Saint Mary's broke a 2-2 tie with four runs in the 10th to beat host Cal State Bakersfield 6-3 and sweep a softball doubleheader. The Gaels (20-27, 11-9 Pacific Coast Softball Conference) took the first game 3-0. The Roadrunners fell to 14-28 (9-11 PCSC).