Tuesday, November 12

Coach John Savage said that freshman pitcher Griffin Canning showed all the makings of a good pitcher Tuesday night. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

UCLA baseball sweeps Long Beach State in first shutout win of season

For the first five innings of Tuesday night’s game, UCLA baseball’s offense looked like the lifeless iteration of yesteryear. Long Beach State junior pitcher Ryan Cruz had a no-hitter for the first 5.1 innings of the game. Read more...

Photo: Coach John Savage said that freshman pitcher Griffin Canning showed all the makings of a good pitcher Tuesday night. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

Coach John Savage said that freshman pitcher Griffin Canning showed all the makings of a good pitcher Tuesday night. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore infielder Luke Persico enters UCLA's game against Long Beach State Tuesday as the Bruins' leading run producer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Bruins hope to prevent Dirtbags from bringing offense down to earth

Long Beach State and UCLA were, statistically speaking, nearly identical last year. Both teams opted for pitching-oriented, small-ball approaches, and each yielded similar results. They tied for No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore infielder Luke Persico enters UCLA's game against Long Beach State Tuesday as the Bruins' leading run producer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore infielder Luke Persico enters UCLA's game against Long Beach State Tuesday as the Bruins' leading run producer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt junior shortstop Kevin Kramer (right) was key to UCLA’s offensive surge this past weekend, as he went 8-15 with six runs scored from his lofty position in the batting order. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball continues offensive rise in series victory over UNC

Eight home runs, 50 hits and 50 runs. Those were UCLA baseball’s offensive totals through just four games this season, and they added up to the Bruins’ first 4-0 start since 2011. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior shortstop Kevin Kramer (right) was key to UCLA’s offensive surge this past weekend, as he went 8-15 with six runs scored from his lofty position in the batting order. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt junior shortstop Kevin Kramer (right) was key to UCLA’s offensive surge this past weekend, as he went 8-15 with six runs scored from his lofty position in the batting order. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

No. 11 UCLA baseball faces its toughest test so far in the young season this weekend, when it plays a three-game series against No. 17 North Carolina in Orlando, Fla. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball series against UNC to challenge player adaptability

Even though Cal State Northridge is located 30 minutes away from campus in the San Fernando Valley, it still provided a learning experience for UCLA baseball’s youngest players. Read more...

Photo: No. 11 UCLA baseball faces its toughest test so far in the young season this weekend, when it plays a three-game series against No. 17 North Carolina in Orlando, Fla. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

No. 11 UCLA baseball faces its toughest test so far in the young season this weekend, when it plays a three-game series against No. 17 North Carolina in Orlando, Fla. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior catcher Darrell Miller Jr. hit his first career home run in UCLA's 7-3 win over Cal State Northridge Tuesday. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball matches last season home run total with CSUN win

Cal State Northridge was off to its best start in 13 years. But UCLA baseball is off to an even hotter one. After hitting five home runs over the weekend against Hofstra, the No. Read more...

Photo: Junior catcher Darrell Miller Jr. hit his first career home run in UCLA's 7-3 win over Cal State Northridge Tuesday. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior catcher Darrell Miller Jr. hit his first career home run in UCLA's 7-3 win over Cal State Northridge Tuesday. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior second baseman Trent Chatterton and the UCLA baseball team had their first in-game experience with the hitter-friendly flat-seamed baseballs this weekend. The Bruins put up 43 runs in their three-game sweep of the Pride – a record for UCLA runs scored in a three-game series since 2000. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball’s offense excels in season-opening sweep of Hofstra

The ping made by Bruin bats walloping baseballs resounded throughout Jackie Robinson Stadium this weekend – more than it had in years. In a three-game season-opening sweep of Hofstra University, UCLA baseball scored 43 runs. Read more...

Photo: Junior second baseman Trent Chatterton and the UCLA baseball team had their first in-game experience with the hitter-friendly flat-seamed baseballs this weekend. The Bruins put up 43 runs in their three-game sweep of the Pride – a record for UCLA runs scored in a three-game series since 2000. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior second baseman Trent Chatterton and the UCLA baseball team had their first in-game experience with the hitter-friendly flat-seamed baseballs this weekend. The Bruins put up 43 runs in their three-game sweep of the Pride – a record for UCLA runs scored in a three-game series since 2000. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior outfielder Ty Moore is the Bruins’ leading returning hitter in 2015. Moore’s .294 average last year was .75 higher than his freshman year. 
(Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA baseball opens season against Hofstra this weekend

There will be many baseballs flying through the air at Jackie Robinson Stadium this weekend, as UCLA baseball opens up its 2015 campaign. And with the NCAA’s new flat-seam baseball, some of those balls might actually go over the fence. Read more...

Photo: Junior outfielder Ty Moore is the Bruins’ leading returning hitter in 2015. Moore’s .294 average last year was .75 higher than his freshman year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Junior outfielder Ty Moore is the Bruins’ leading returning hitter in 2015. Moore’s .294 average last year was .75 higher than his freshman year. 
(Daily Bruin file photo)


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