Monday, February 18

Redshirt sophomore pitcher Dan Klein came in for the ninth inning and struck out two of the three batters he faced to preserve UCLA's 10-0 lead against UC Riverside.

Baseball defends No. 1 ranking

UCLA baseball fans can breathe a sigh of relief and wipe the sweat off their foreheads "“ the team handled its new top-billing just fine on Tuesday night. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore pitcher Dan Klein came in for the ninth inning and struck out two of the three batters he faced to preserve UCLA's 10-0 lead against UC Riverside.

Redshirt sophomore pitcher Dan Klein came in for the ninth inning and struck out two of the three batters he faced to preserve UCLA's 10-0 lead against UC Riverside.

Garett Claypool pitches against Southern during UCLA's season opener at Jackie 
Robinson Stadium. The senior right-hander will take the mound tonight at UC Riverside.

Baseball America ranks UCLA as No. 1

The UCLA baseball team began the season ranked No. 23 in the country. The Bruins promptly won their first 22 games. Now, the Bruins (25-3) have ascended 22 spots to assume the nation's top ranking. Read more...

Photo: Garett Claypool pitches against Southern during UCLA's season opener at Jackie Robinson Stadium. The senior right-hander will take the mound tonight at UC Riverside.

Garett Claypool pitches against Southern during UCLA's season opener at Jackie 
Robinson Stadium. The senior right-hander will take the mound tonight at UC Riverside.


Members of the UCLA baseball team celebrate the Bruins' walk-off win over Stanford last Thursday night. After taking their opening Pac-10 series against the Cardinal, the Bruins hit the road for the first time in conference play as they travel to Corvallis, Ore. to face Oregon State, a team that won the NCAA title in 2006 and 2007.

No. 3 UCLA baseball to battle Oregon State

By winning its first 22 games, the UCLA baseball team smacked around opponents from all over the country. Read more...

Photo: Members of the UCLA baseball team celebrate the Bruins' walk-off win over Stanford last Thursday night. After taking their opening Pac-10 series against the Cardinal, the Bruins hit the road for the first time in conference play as they travel to Corvallis, Ore. to face Oregon State, a team that won the NCAA title in 2006 and 2007.

Members of the UCLA baseball team celebrate the Bruins' walk-off win over Stanford last Thursday night. After taking their opening Pac-10 series against the Cardinal, the Bruins hit the road for the first time in conference play as they travel to Corvallis, Ore. to face Oregon State, a team that won the NCAA title in 2006 and 2007.

Sophomore first baseman Dean Espy attempts to pick off Christian Colon during Tuesday night's match against Cal State Fullerton at Jackie Robinson Stadium.

Bruins stifled in loss to Fullerton

The UCLA baseball team will have to settle for a one-game winning streak this time around. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore first baseman Dean Espy attempts to pick off Christian Colon during Tuesday night's match against Cal State Fullerton at Jackie Robinson Stadium.

Sophomore first baseman Dean Espy attempts to pick off Christian Colon during Tuesday night's match against Cal State Fullerton at Jackie Robinson Stadium.

Garett Claypool, boasting 107 career strikeouts in 53 appearances, is the Bruins' midweek starter. Claypool was selected in the 32nd round during the 2009 MLB draft but decided to finish his fourth year at UCLA hoping to reach the College World Series.

UCLA senior right-hander Garett Claypool prepares for tonight’s game against Cal State Fullerton

Most college students regularly spend their Tuesday nights hitting the books, doing homework or preparing to go to class early the next morning. Read more...

Photo: Garett Claypool, boasting 107 career strikeouts in 53 appearances, is the Bruins' midweek starter. Claypool was selected in the 32nd round during the 2009 MLB draft but decided to finish his fourth year at UCLA hoping to reach the College World Series.

Garett Claypool, boasting 107 career strikeouts in 53 appearances, is the Bruins' midweek starter. Claypool was selected in the 32nd round during the 2009 MLB draft but decided to finish his fourth year at UCLA hoping to reach the College World Series.