Wednesday, November 13

Sophomore outfielder Ty Moore delivered two of the Bruins' six hits Tuesday night as UCLA struggled on offense, failing to score a run against Cal State Fullerton.

(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball loses to CSU Fullerton, postseason hopes dwindle

Needing to win at least 10 out of its last 11 games to have any shot at making the postseason, UCLA baseball made its life much more difficult on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore outfielder Ty Moore delivered two of the Bruins' six hits Tuesday night as UCLA struggled on offense, failing to score a run against Cal State Fullerton. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore outfielder Ty Moore delivered two of the Bruins' six hits Tuesday night as UCLA struggled on offense, failing to score a run against Cal State Fullerton.

(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior catcher Shane Zeile said the team is trying to take a simpler approach at the plate going forward. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball maintains title hope as it prepares for Fullerton

The UCLA baseball team’s chances of defending its 2013 College World Series title are dwindling, but as senior catcher Shane Zeile said, never say never. In its penultimate midweek game, UCLA is set to face Cal State Fullerton as it attempts to compensate for last month’s 4-3 loss against the Titans in hopes of increasing their chances at a postseason. Read more...

Photo: Junior catcher Shane Zeile said the team is trying to take a simpler approach at the plate going forward. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior catcher Shane Zeile said the team is trying to take a simpler approach at the plate going forward. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore outfielder Christoph Bono scored one of UCLA's seven runs in Friday's win over Stanford, but the Bruins managed just two runs over the next two games, losing both. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball loses Stanford series as postseason approaches

After a 7-2 win in the first game its series against Stanford, UCLA baseball lost the series, with a 5-0 shutout loss on Saturday and a 5-2 loss on Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore outfielder Christoph Bono scored one of UCLA's seven runs in Friday's win over Stanford, but the Bruins managed just two runs over the next two games, losing both. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore outfielder Christoph Bono scored one of UCLA's seven runs in Friday's win over Stanford, but the Bruins managed just two runs over the next two games, losing both. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball is at a critical point in its season in which it must play well against Stanford this weekend if it wants to keep its playoff hopes alive. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball to meet Stanford in pivotal weekend series

With both teams fighting for their playoff lives, this weekend’s series against the Stanford Cardinal could prove to be one of the most challenging series yet for UCLA baseball, said junior closer David Berg. Read more...

Photo: UCLA baseball is at a critical point in its season in which it must play well against Stanford this weekend if it wants to keep its playoff hopes alive. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball is at a critical point in its season in which it must play well against Stanford this weekend if it wants to keep its playoff hopes alive. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior closer David Berg returned to play against UCSB after missing the previous seven games due to injury. Berg pitched 1.2 scoreless innings against the Gauchos. 

(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

UCLA baseball needs wins to stay in contention for playoffs

Having fallen out of the four major NCAA baseball polls and accumulated a low RPI with its recent play, UCLA baseball’s playoff chances are very much in question with 14 games left to play in the regular season. Read more...

Photo: Junior closer David Berg returned to play against UCSB after missing the previous seven games due to injury. Berg pitched 1.2 scoreless innings against the Gauchos. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Junior closer David Berg returned to play against UCSB after missing the previous seven games due to injury. Berg pitched 1.2 scoreless innings against the Gauchos. 

(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Ty Moore said he hadn't experienced lights out at a baseball game since Little League. The sophomore outfielder went 4-5 with three RBIs, part of a success he attributed to newfound confidence in his collegiate playing ability.

(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Darkness forces UCLA baseball into rare tie with UCSB

The UCLA (22-19-1, 9-9 Pac-12) and UC Santa Barbara (26-11-1, 7-8 Big West) baseball teams met up in Santa Barbara on Tuesday afternoon to settle their season series, but both clubs ended up losing to a common enemy: the sun. Read more...

Photo: Ty Moore said he hadn't experienced lights out at a baseball game since Little League. The sophomore outfielder went 4-5 with three RBIs, part of a success he attributed to newfound confidence in his collegiate playing ability. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Ty Moore said he hadn't experienced lights out at a baseball game since Little League. The sophomore outfielder went 4-5 with three RBIs, part of a success he attributed to newfound confidence in his collegiate playing ability.

(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

With its postseason status far from certain, sophomore outfielder Ty Moore said that the Bruins have to treat every game like a "playoff" game. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball shifts focus to UC Santa Barbara after loss

As USC rushed the field at Jackie Robinson Stadium to celebrate its sweep of UCLA baseball, the Bruins were at a potential turning point in their season. Read more...

Photo: With its postseason status far from certain, sophomore outfielder Ty Moore said that the Bruins have to treat every game like a "playoff" game. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

With its postseason status far from certain, sophomore outfielder Ty Moore said that the Bruins have to treat every game like a "playoff" game. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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