Monday, July 16

Sophomore right-hander Ryan Garcia will make his second start of the season against Cal State Fullerton on Tuesday. The Bruins are 6-1 and are fresh off of a series win over Baylor this past weekend. (Abraham Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

Baseball to take on Cal State Fullerton in first road game of season

Cal State Fullerton may not be in the same conference as UCLA, but that does not mean the two schools are not familiar with each other. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore right-hander Ryan Garcia will make his second start of the season against Cal State Fullerton on Tuesday. The Bruins are 6-1 and are fresh off of a series win over Baylor this past weekend. (Abraham Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore right-hander Ryan Garcia will make his second start of the season against Cal State Fullerton on Tuesday. The Bruins are 6-1 and are fresh off of a series win over Baylor this past weekend. (Abraham Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

Freshman starting pitcher Zach Pettway made his second start for UCLA in a rubber match against Baylor on Sunday. He threw eight innings of shutout ball, struck out six batters and led the Bruins to a 3-0 win. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Baseball defeats Baylor 3-0 behind freshman pitcher’s 8-inning performance

Only two pitchers took the mound for UCLA on Sunday. They were both freshmen. “You got a guy throwing eight innings and a guy who’s throwing 93 to end the game,” said coach John Savage. Read more...

Photo: Freshman starting pitcher Zach Pettway made his second start for UCLA in a rubber match against Baylor on Sunday. He threw eight innings of shutout ball, struck out six batters and led the Bruins to a 3-0 win. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman starting pitcher Zach Pettway made his second start for UCLA in a rubber match against Baylor on Sunday. He threw eight innings of shutout ball, struck out six batters and led the Bruins to a 3-0 win. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA baseball won its fifth straight contest to open the season on Friday night thanks to a big night at the plate from Michael Toglia. The sophomore went 3-for-3 and drove home a pair of runs in the 5-2 victory. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA baseball takes down Baylor 5-2 in first matchup of series

The Bruins came off their walk-off victory on Tuesday by earning walks to win again Friday. No. 11 UCLA baseball (5-0) drew a walk to load the bases, tie the game and take the lead during the eighth inning of a 5-2 win over Baylor (2-2) on Friday night at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Read more...

Photo: UCLA baseball won its fifth straight contest to open the season on Friday night thanks to a big night at the plate from Michael Toglia. The sophomore went 3-for-3 and drove home a pair of runs in the 5-2 victory. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA baseball won its fifth straight contest to open the season on Friday night thanks to a big night at the plate from Michael Toglia. The sophomore went 3-for-3 and drove home a pair of runs in the 5-2 victory. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior pitcher Jake Bird struck out six batters in six innings of work in UCLA baseball's season opener last week, securing him another Friday night start this weekend when UCLA takes on Baylor. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball tests out new pitching rotation in upcoming Baylor series

Coach John Savage’s upcoming weekend rotation isn’t only different from what he expected months ago – it’s different than what he expected last week. Savage will throw in pitchers senior Jake Bird on Friday, junior Jon Olsen on Saturday and freshman Zach Pettway on Sunday in UCLA baseball’s (4-0) three-game series against Baylor (2-1), starting Friday at the Jackie Robinson Stadium. Read more...

Photo: Junior pitcher Jake Bird struck out six batters in six innings of work in UCLA baseball's season opener last week, securing him another Friday night start this weekend when UCLA takes on Baylor. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior pitcher Jake Bird struck out six batters in six innings of work in UCLA baseball's season opener last week, securing him another Friday night start this weekend when UCLA takes on Baylor. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Chase Strumpf delivered the final blow in UCLA baseball’s walk-off victory over Pepperdine. The sophomore second baseman entered his final at-bat of the night with an 0-for-4 batting line, but his RBI double ultimately made him the hero Tuesday night. (Abraham Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA baseball waves Pepperdine goodbye with clutch ninth-inning victory

Chase Strumpf was 0-for-4 coming up to plate with the score tied in the bottom of the ninth. One pitch later, the sophomore second baseman was strolling around second base while his entire team swarmed him from the dugout. Read more...

Photo: Chase Strumpf delivered the final blow in UCLA baseball’s walk-off victory over Pepperdine. The sophomore second baseman entered his final at-bat of the night with an 0-for-4 batting line, but his RBI double ultimately made him the hero Tuesday night. (Abraham Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

Chase Strumpf delivered the final blow in UCLA baseball’s walk-off victory over Pepperdine. The sophomore second baseman entered his final at-bat of the night with an 0-for-4 batting line, but his RBI double ultimately made him the hero Tuesday night. (Abraham Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

Jon Olsen's recent appendectomy didn't stop him from performing well on the mound. The junior blanked Portland over seven innings in his first start of the year Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA baseball showcases hitting prowess in sweep of Portland

UCLA baseball won its first game of the season by grinding out at-bats. “One of our big things throughout the fall was winning 3-2 counts,” said sophomore second baseman Chase Strumpf after Friday’s game. Read more...

Photo: Jon Olsen's recent appendectomy didn't stop him from performing well on the mound. The junior blanked Portland over seven innings in his first start of the year Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Jon Olsen's recent appendectomy didn't stop him from performing well on the mound. The junior blanked Portland over seven innings in his first start of the year Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA baseball has not made it to the College World Series since it last won the NCAA championship in 2013. The Bruins start their campaign to return to Omaha, Nebraska, this weekend. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball to start season reshuffled, revitalized, set on Omaha

Ryan Kreidler was relaxing during his winter break. Then he received a text from his teammate. “Hey man, I can’t stop thinking about it.” The sophomore shortstop saw the message and knew just what his teammate, sophomore infielder Kyle Cuellar, was talking about. Read more...

Photo: UCLA baseball has not made it to the College World Series since it last won the NCAA championship in 2013. The Bruins start their campaign to return to Omaha, Nebraska, this weekend. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball has not made it to the College World Series since it last won the NCAA championship in 2013. The Bruins start their campaign to return to Omaha, Nebraska, this weekend. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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