Friday, April 3

Baseball drops series versus No. 1 Oregon State after close third game

The Bruins needed a hit to complete the comeback – one that would claim a series against the No. 1 Oregon State Beavers. During game three, UCLA baseball entered the bottom of the ninth inning down 2-1 to Oregon State, but had an opportunity to tie or win the game after tallying two hits and a walk, each off a different Beaver pitcher. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore pitcher Jon Olsen made it through 6.1 innings of two-hit ball, including four strikeouts and four walks. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)



UCLA baseball trumps Stanford 2-0 in a complete shutout

Griffin Canning didn’t miss many bats in his last start, allowing a season-high 10 hits against Washington. That wasn’t an issue Thursday night. [Related: Baseball falls to Washington 7-3 after offensive struggles] The junior ace twirled a complete-game shutout and collected 12 strikeouts, helping UCLA (15-15, 8-5 Pac-12) claim a 2-0 victory against Stanford (18-11, 4-6). Read more...

Photo: Junior pitcher Griffin Canning threw a 122-pitch shutout with 12 strikeouts against No. 18 Stanford. It was the fifth complete game of his career, as he improved his record to 3-2 and his ERA to 2.77. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)


Young and inconsistent, baseball experiences season of highs and lows

The Bruins’ last walk-off win sparked a season turnaround. Sunday’s 6-5 walk-off victory against Washington may not generate a similar trend for UCLA baseball. But with the lone win from the weekend series, the Bruins avoided a four-game losing stretch and a possible stint of low morale. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore outfielder Daniel Amaral is one of the Bruins leading the offense. Amaral is hitting .254 on the season with 30 hits and 16 RBIs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)



Baseball to capitalize on rejuvenated offense for San Diego State match

UCLA baseball has had to get accustomed to playing close games. Of the team’s first 12 games, eight were decided by one run. Coach John Savage said the outcome of each bout could have stemmed from a single pitch. Read more...

Photo: Freshman designated hitter Kyle Cuellar has been the main offensive power behind UCLA’s resurgance. The left-hander is hitting a team-high .400 and has a .507 on-base percentage, which is third on the team, over the course of 55 plate appearances. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)




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