Sunday, November 18


Freshman shortstop Kevin Kendall went 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs at the plate Friday night. No. 18 UCLA baseball took the series-opener against Oregon 12-4. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Led by pitcher Jake Bird, UCLA baseball flies to 12-4 win over Oregon

Jake Bird stood alone on the mound of Jackie Robinson Stadium after Tuesday night’s game against CSUN, throwing some practice pitches to prepare for what could have been his final home game as a Bruin. Read more...

Photo: Freshman shortstop Kevin Kendall went 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs at the plate Friday night. No. 18 UCLA baseball took the series-opener against Oregon 12-4. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Freshman shortstop Kevin Kendall went 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs at the plate Friday night. No. 18 UCLA baseball took the series-opener against Oregon 12-4. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)


There was a time when it seemed like Jake Bird's Bruin career would end last season, but the senior has returned to UCLA after not being drafted last summer. The righty has settled into a spot as the Bruins' Friday night starter in 2018. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Pitcher Jake Bird aims to prove himself, finish strong in last season

Jake Bird is on a mission in his final season with the Bruins. “I got something to prove,” Bird said. The senior pitcher has been No. Read more...

Photo: There was a time when it seemed like Jake Bird's Bruin career would end last season, but the senior has returned to UCLA after not being drafted last summer. The righty has settled into a spot as the Bruins' Friday night starter in 2018. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

There was a time when it seemed like Jake Bird's Bruin career would end last season, but the senior has returned to UCLA after not being drafted last summer. The righty has settled into a spot as the Bruins' Friday night starter in 2018. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Baseball breaks bad run with resounding 15-2 victory over CSUN

The Bruins needed a confidence booster heading into the final stretch of the season Tuesday. No. 18 UCLA baseball (32-17, 15-9 Pac-12) had lost six of its last seven games and fallen 11 spots in the rankings coming into the final midweek game of the season, but won 15-2 against unranked CSUN (25-27, 12-9 Big West). Read more...

Photo: (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

(Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore right-hander Jack Ralston will start for the Bruins in the second game of their doubleheader with CSUN on Tuesday. Ralston is 0-4 in seven starts this season with a 6.75 ERA. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

UCLA baseball to continue postponed CSUN matchup before final midweek game

The Bruins and the Matadors have some unfinished business to attend to. No. 18 UCLA baseball (31-16, 15-9 Pac-12) will take on CSUN (24-26, 12-9 Big West) in a doubleheader Tuesday, first wrapping up the final innings of their incomplete March 14 matchup before starting game two right after. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore right-hander Jack Ralston will start for the Bruins in the second game of their doubleheader with CSUN on Tuesday. Ralston is 0-4 in seven starts this season with a 6.75 ERA. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore right-hander Jack Ralston will start for the Bruins in the second game of their doubleheader with CSUN on Tuesday. Ralston is 0-4 in seven starts this season with a 6.75 ERA. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore right-hander Ryan Garcia threw 5 2/3 innings for UCLA on Sunday, allowing 3 runs on just four hits. The Bruins, however, fell to the Huskies in extra innings 6-4. (Abraham Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

Baseball’s struggles continue as Bruins lose series to Washington Huskies

The Bruins had their foot in the door on several occasions Sunday, but stood and watched as it slammed shut. No. 11 UCLA baseball (31-16, 15-9 Pac-12) squandered a 4-3 lead in the ninth inning of Sunday’s rubber match against unranked Washington (25-21, 15-9) in Seattle, losing 6-4 on a walk-off 2-run homer in the 11th frame. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore right-hander Ryan Garcia threw 5 2/3 innings for UCLA on Sunday, allowing 3 runs on just four hits. The Bruins, however, fell to the Huskies in extra innings 6-4. (Abraham Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore right-hander Ryan Garcia threw 5 2/3 innings for UCLA on Sunday, allowing 3 runs on just four hits. The Bruins, however, fell to the Huskies in extra innings 6-4. (Abraham Ramirez/Daily Bruin)


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