Friday, July 19

Junior catcher Shane Zeile helped accommodate baseball's shifting, injury-filled roster this year in his transition from infielder to catcher.
(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball to end challenging year with brighter prospects

For UCLA baseball, the season started well enough, as the defending national champions began the season ranked No. 12 and were picked to finish third in the Pac-12. Read more...

Photo: Junior catcher Shane Zeile helped accommodate baseball's shifting, injury-filled roster this year in his transition from infielder to catcher. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior catcher Shane Zeile helped accommodate baseball's shifting, injury-filled roster this year in his transition from infielder to catcher.
(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore catcher Justin Hazzard and the Bruins were swept for the third straight series this past weekend. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball suffers sweep by Oregon in final home series

It was a bittersweet ending for UCLA baseball, as Oregon handed the team its third-straight sweep in its last home series of the season. “With all the time we spent out there for practice and games, it’s just sort of bittersweet,” said senior infielder Pat Gallagher. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore catcher Justin Hazzard and the Bruins were swept for the third straight series this past weekend. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore catcher Justin Hazzard and the Bruins were swept for the third straight series this past weekend. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior catcher Shane Zeile received multiple accolades, but downplayed those successes, instead choosing to focus on current team struggles. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball hoping to elevate play in final home series against Oregon

Though last season ended in a championship celebration for UCLA baseball, there hasn’t been much to celebrate this year. In a downtrodden season headlined with injuries, inexperience and heightened expectations, this weekend will present the team an opportunity to celebrate its most veteran players. Read more...

Photo: Junior catcher Shane Zeile received multiple accolades, but downplayed those successes, instead choosing to focus on current team struggles. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior catcher Shane Zeile received multiple accolades, but downplayed those successes, instead choosing to focus on current team struggles. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior catcher Shane Zeile knocked in UCLA's lone RBI as the Bruin offense struggled in a 10-2 loss to UC Irvine. 

(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball’s sloppy defense contributes to 10-2 loss

On the road for the last midweek game of the season, UCLA baseball coach John Savage was in familiar territory. However, Anteater Ballpark, the stadium that the once-UC Irvine coach helped build along with then-UC Irvine athletic director and current UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero, didn’t treat the Bruins so kindly on Tuesday night. Read more...

Photo: Junior catcher Shane Zeile knocked in UCLA's lone RBI as the Bruin offense struggled in a 10-2 loss to UC Irvine. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior catcher Shane Zeile knocked in UCLA's lone RBI as the Bruin offense struggled in a 10-2 loss to UC Irvine. 

(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore catcher Justin Hazard (left) talks with sophomore pitcher Cody Poteet (right). While pitching didn't struggled often this season, the Bruins have been eliminated from contention for the playoffs and will now just be playing for pride. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball to play for pride in last games of season

With only seven games left, and after having been eliminated from playoffs contention, UCLA is heading into the home stretch with thoughts of rebuilding its team for next year. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore catcher Justin Hazard (left) talks with sophomore pitcher Cody Poteet (right). While pitching didn't struggled often this season, the Bruins have been eliminated from contention for the playoffs and will now just be playing for pride. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore catcher Justin Hazard (left) talks with sophomore pitcher Cody Poteet (right). While pitching didn't struggled often this season, the Bruins have been eliminated from contention for the playoffs and will now just be playing for pride. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Even though sophomore infielder Trent Chatterton batted .300 in the series against Oregon State, the Beavers still swept the three-game series against the Bruins.
(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball falls in weekend sweep against Oregon State

This weekend, UCLA baseball fought for its playoff life in a series against the Oregon State Beavers, but it was the big innings and inability to finish games that did the Bruins in. Read more...

Photo: Even though sophomore infielder Trent Chatterton batted .300 in the series against Oregon State, the Beavers still swept the three-game series against the Bruins. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Even though sophomore infielder Trent Chatterton batted .300 in the series against Oregon State, the Beavers still swept the three-game series against the Bruins.
(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore outfielder Ty Moore said the Bruins are up to the challenge as they have their backs against the wall. UCLA needs a perfect end to the season to reach the playoffs and faces its toughest opponent yet in Oregon State. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball to face toughest test yet in Oregon State

On the cusp of elimination from the postseason, UCLA baseball will face what is, on paper, the toughest opponent it has seen all season. But this series won’t be played on paper. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore outfielder Ty Moore said the Bruins are up to the challenge as they have their backs against the wall. UCLA needs a perfect end to the season to reach the playoffs and faces its toughest opponent yet in Oregon State. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore outfielder Ty Moore said the Bruins are up to the challenge as they have their backs against the wall. UCLA needs a perfect end to the season to reach the playoffs and faces its toughest opponent yet in Oregon State. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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