Monday, September 23

Redshirt junior right-hander Jack Ralston went 6 1/3 innings deep against California on Saturday, striking out six. Ralston lowered his season ERA to 3.00 and brought his record to a perfect 6-0. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Baseball takes final match of three against California to win weekend series

Jack Ralston’s one-run outing helped the Bruins get back in the win column. No. 1 UCLA baseball (30-7, 11-4 Pac-12) wrapped up its series with California (20-14, 8-7) on Saturday winning 6-1 and taking two out of three matches. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior right-hander Jack Ralston went 6 1/3 innings deep against California on Saturday, striking out six. Ralston lowered his season ERA to 3.00 and brought his record to a perfect 6-0. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt junior right-hander Jack Ralston went 6 1/3 innings deep against California on Saturday, striking out six. Ralston lowered his season ERA to 3.00 and brought his record to a perfect 6-0. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior right-hander Nathan Hadley made 62 appearances on the mound in his career with UCLA baseball. Hadley owns a 1.74 ERA this season. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Baseball’s strong bullpen helps pull Bruins ahead in tight games

While the Bruins’ offense ranks as one of the top in the country, its bullpen is not far behind. No. 1 UCLA baseball (28-6, 9-3 Pac-12) has maintained its top rank for the past five weeks, and the offense has averaged 6.75 runs over the past 12 games. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior right-hander Nathan Hadley made 62 appearances on the mound in his career with UCLA baseball. Hadley owns a 1.74 ERA this season. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior right-hander Nathan Hadley made 62 appearances on the mound in his career with UCLA baseball. Hadley owns a 1.74 ERA this season. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia drove in five Bruins on Friday against the Pirates. He hit his fifth home run of the year. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Baseball rides Toglia’s five RBIs to 7-5 comeback victory against East Carolina

Michael Toglia’s five-RBI night sunk the Pirates’ chances of stealing a Friday night win. No. 1 UCLA (25-6, 9-3 Pac-12) baseball defeated No. 8 East Carolina (25-8, 8-1 AAC) 7-5 in a comeback effort that marked its fifth consecutive game against a ranked opponent. Read more...

Photo: Junior first baseman Michael Toglia drove in five Bruins on Friday against the Pirates. He hit his fifth home run of the year. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia drove in five Bruins on Friday against the Pirates. He hit his fifth home run of the year. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman right-hander Jesse Bergin pitched his longest outing in over a month Tuesday against CSUN, carrying a no-hitter into the sixth inning. Bergin allowed one earned run and struck out eight. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Propelled by strong pitching performance, baseball completes sweep of CSUN

Flirting with a no-hitter, Jesse Bergin posted his longest start in a month. No. 1 UCLA baseball (21-5) returned to Jackie Robinson Stadium on Tuesday with a 10-1 victory over CSUN (12-17). Read more...

Photo: Freshman right-hander Jesse Bergin pitched his longest outing in over a month Tuesday against CSUN, carrying a no-hitter into the sixth inning. Bergin allowed one earned run and struck out eight. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Freshman right-hander Jesse Bergin pitched his longest outing in over a month Tuesday against CSUN, carrying a no-hitter into the sixth inning. Bergin allowed one earned run and struck out eight. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior left fielder Jack Stronach hit his first home run of the 2019 season against Oregon State on Friday night. He launched a two-run home to right to put UCLA up 3-0. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

No. 2 baseball blows out No. 3 Oregon State to open up Pac-12 play

The Bruins had their highest scoring Friday night of the season against their highest-ranked opponent of season. No. 2 UCLA baseball (13-3, 1-0 Pac-12) opened up Pac-12 play Friday with an 8-0 win over No. Read more...

Photo: Junior left fielder Jack Stronach hit his first home run of the 2019 season against Oregon State on Friday night. He launched a two-run home to right to put UCLA up 3-0. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Junior left fielder Jack Stronach hit his first home run of the 2019 season against Oregon State on Friday night. He launched a two-run home to right to put UCLA up 3-0. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia knocked a three-RBI triple to right in the seventh inning to cut Michigan's lead to one. Toglia was 2-for-4 on the night after being hitless in UCLA baseball's last four games. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Baseball starts Dodger Stadium classic with loss to Michigan after near comeback

For the first time this season, five runs were not enough for a Bruin victory. No. 2 UCLA baseball (9-3) began the weekend with a 7-5 loss to No. Read more...

Photo: Junior first baseman Michael Toglia knocked a three-RBI triple to right in the seventh inning to cut Michigan's lead to one. Toglia was 2-for-4 on the night after being hitless in UCLA baseball's last four games. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia knocked a three-RBI triple to right in the seventh inning to cut Michigan's lead to one. Toglia was 2-for-4 on the night after being hitless in UCLA baseball's last four games. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Outfielder Jake Pries is leading UCLA with a .455 batting average through 11 games. Pries has also hit a team-high two triples to go along with one home run and one double. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Baseball to face Michigan, Oklahoma State, USC in Dodger Stadium classic

It has been almost two years since the Bruins won a game in the Dodger Stadium College Baseball Classic. No. 2 UCLA baseball (9-2) will play a three-game series against No. Read more...

Photo: Outfielder Jake Pries is leading UCLA with a .455 batting average through 11 games. Pries has also hit a team-high two triples to go along with one home run and one double. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Outfielder Jake Pries is leading UCLA with a .455 batting average through 11 games. Pries has also hit a team-high two triples to go along with one home run and one double. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)