Monday, July 15

Junior second baseman Chase Strumpf helped carry No. 1 UCLA baseball out of last weekend’s regional with two three-run home runs in the final two games against Loyola Marymount. Strumpf hit .284 in the regular season with seven homers. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Baseball to host Michigan with College World Series berth on the line

To punch their ticket to Omaha, the Bruins’ final task is a familiar one: win a three-game series. No. 1 seed UCLA baseball (51-9, 24-5 Pac-12) will host Michigan (44-19, 16-7 Big Ten) for the NCAA Super Regional this weekend with a chance to earn the program’s sixth College World Series berth and the first since 2013. Read more...

Photo: Junior second baseman Chase Strumpf helped carry No. 1 UCLA baseball out of last weekend’s regional with two three-run home runs in the final two games against Loyola Marymount. Strumpf hit .284 in the regular season with seven homers. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior second baseman Chase Strumpf helped carry No. 1 UCLA baseball out of last weekend’s regional with two three-run home runs in the final two games against Loyola Marymount. Strumpf hit .284 in the regular season with seven homers. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia picked up two errors in the field Monday against LMU, but he went 1-for-3 and drove in his fifth run of the weekend to help UCLA baseball advance to super regionals. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball beats the LMU Lions, moves onto super regional for first time since 2013

This post was updated June 3 at 11:49 p.m. For the first time since 2013, the Bruins are moving on to the super regionals. Facing elimination for the third straight game, No. Read more...

Photo: Junior first baseman Michael Toglia picked up two errors in the field Monday against LMU, but he went 1-for-3 and drove in his fifth run of the weekend to help UCLA baseball advance to super regionals. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia picked up two errors in the field Monday against LMU, but he went 1-for-3 and drove in his fifth run of the weekend to help UCLA baseball advance to super regionals. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the first round of the MLB Draft on Monday. The Rockies also picked Toglia in the 2016 draft before the Washington native decided to stick to his commitment to UCLA baseball. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Three Bruins selected during first night of 2019 MLB Draft

This post was updated June 3 at 9:26 p.m. Three Bruins will have an MLB contract awaiting them when UCLA baseball’s season comes to a close. Read more...

Photo: Junior first baseman Michael Toglia was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the first round of the MLB Draft on Monday. The Rockies also picked Toglia in the 2016 draft before the Washington native decided to stick to his commitment to UCLA baseball. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the first round of the MLB Draft on Monday. The Rockies also picked Toglia in the 2016 draft before the Washington native decided to stick to his commitment to UCLA baseball. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior second baseman Chase Strumpf (right) hit his first home run of the postseason on a three-run shot to left that put UCLA baseball up 4-0 in the third inning Sunday against LMU. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Strong all-around performance propels baseball to win over Loyola Marymount

This post was updated June 2 at 9:53 p.m. The Bruins will live to fight another day. No. 1 seed UCLA baseball (50-9, 24-5 Pac-12) got some revenge against Loyola Marymount (34-24, 15-12 WCC) on Sunday night via a wire-to-wire 6-1 victory. Read more...

Photo: Junior second baseman Chase Strumpf (right) hit his first home run of the postseason on a three-run shot to left that put UCLA baseball up 4-0 in the third inning Sunday against LMU. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior second baseman Chase Strumpf (right) hit his first home run of the postseason on a three-run shot to left that put UCLA baseball up 4-0 in the third inning Sunday against LMU. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)


Redshirt junior right-hander Jack Ralston picked up his first loss of 2019 after pitching into the seventh and allowing three earned runs Saturday night against Loyola Marymount. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Baseball pushed to losers bracket after upset loss against Loyola Marymount

The Bruins are going to have to take a slightly longer route to Omaha, Nebraska. No. 1 seed UCLA baseball (48-9, 24-5 Pac-12) stranded eight men on base and went 0-for-7 with men in scoring position en route to a 3-2 loss to Loyola Marymount (34-23, 15-12 WCC) on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior right-hander Jack Ralston picked up his first loss of 2019 after pitching into the seventh and allowing three earned runs Saturday night against Loyola Marymount. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt junior right-hander Jack Ralston picked up his first loss of 2019 after pitching into the seventh and allowing three earned runs Saturday night against Loyola Marymount. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior right-hander Ryan Garcia tossed 112 pitches in 8 1/3 innings for UCLA baseball in game two of the Los Angeles regional Friday. Garcia was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year on Wednesday and was also a Golden Spikes Award semifinalist. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Baseball opens NCAA regional with commanding win over Omaha

Junior right-hander Ryan Garcia showed why he was the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year. No. 1 seed UCLA baseball (48-8, 24-5 Pac-12) defeated No. 4 seed Omaha (31-23-1, 20-10 Summit) 5-2 to win its first game of the Los Angeles regional and advance to the winners’ bracket. Read more...

Photo: Junior right-hander Ryan Garcia tossed 112 pitches in 8 1/3 innings for UCLA baseball in game two of the Los Angeles regional Friday. Garcia was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year on Wednesday and was also a Golden Spikes Award semifinalist. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Junior right-hander Ryan Garcia tossed 112 pitches in 8 1/3 innings for UCLA baseball in game two of the Los Angeles regional Friday. Garcia was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year on Wednesday and was also a Golden Spikes Award semifinalist. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)