Cal Poly (18-21, 8-4 Big West), which has opened Big West play with four consecutive two-to-one series wins and has won 10 of its last 15 games after an 8-16 start to the 2017 season, continues a stretch of five non-conference contests in eight days, visiting UCLA (19-18, 10-8 Pac-12) for a three-game series Friday through Sunday inside Jackie Robinson Stadium.
Fresno State scored three runs in both the first and third innings and five Bulldog pitchers made them stand up for a 6-3 victory over Cal Poly in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night before 1,325 inside Baggett Stadium.
Cal Poly (18-20, 8-4 Big West), which has opened Big West play with four consecutive two-to-one series wins and has won 10 of its last 14 games after an 8-16 start to the 2017 season, steps away from its conference schedule for five non-conference contests over the next eight days, beginning with Fresno State (19-20, 9-9 Mountain West) on Tuesday night inside Baggett Stadium (cap.: 2,800).
Center fielder Alex McKenna manufactured his second career four-hit game, Spencer Howard picked up his third win and Michael Clark earned his sixth save as Cal Poly clinched its Big West Conference series against No. 8 Cal State Fullerton with an 8-4 victory Sunday afternoon inside Baggett Stadium.
Each of Cal Poly's nine starting position players produced at least one hit in an 18-hit offensive attack and senior right-hander Slater Lee earned his fourth win as the Mustangs evened their Big West baseball series against Cal State Fullerton with a 13-6 triumph Saturday night before 2,850 inside Baggett Stadium.
Bradlee Beesley pounded out four hits for the second time in his young Cal Poly career and Erich Uelmen allowed two runs over 6 1/3 innings, but No. 8 Cal State Fullerton erased a 4-1 deficit with a trio of two-run rallies and beat the Mustangs 7-4 in the opening game of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 1,798 inside Baggett Stadium.
Cal Poly (16-19, 6-3 Big West), which has opened Big West play with two-to-one series wins against UC Irvine, Hawai'i and UC Davis and has won eight of its last 11 games after an 8-16 start, resumes Big West competition this weekend with a three-game series against No. 8 Cal State Fullerton (23-12, 5-1 Big West) inside Baggett Stadium.
It's Alumni Weekend for Cal Poly Baseball during the Cal State Fullerton series this weekend with about 100 or so former Mustang players from the 1960s through the most recent graduating class signed up for numerous activities.
Freshman third baseman Bradley Beesley drove in four runs with two hits, sophomore center fielder Alex McKenna hit his third home run of the year and Cal Poly scored 10 times in the first three innings and coasted to a 10-2 victory over CSU Bakersfield on Tuesday night.
Cal Poly (15-19, 6-3 Big West), which has opened Big West play with two-to-one series wins against UC Irvine, Hawai'i and UC Davis and has won seven of its last 10 games, steps away from Big West competition Tuesday night with a single midweek game at CSU Bakersfield (19-12, 6-6 Western Athletic) in a non-conference matchup of third place in their respective conference standings.
Former Cal Poly outfielder Mitch Haniger hit a three-run home run, made a spectacular game-saving catch and drew a bases-loaded walk to tie the game in Seattle's walk-off 8-7 win over the Texas Rangers on Easter Sunday. He was interviewed by ROOT Sports after the game.
He hit a three-run homer Sunday to get the Mariners back in the game early. He made a home run saving catch to rob the Rangers of a go-ahead blast late. And in the end, Mariners rookie right fielder Mitch Haniger drew a bases-loaded walk to tie the game and set up Nelson Cruz's walk-off infield single in an 8-7 win.
Alex McKenna and Michael Sanderson banged out three hits apiece and Erich Uelmen earned his first win since the season opener nine weeks ago as Cal Poly opened its Big West Conference baseball series at UC Davis with a 4-1 victory Thursday afternoon at Dobbins Stadium.
Cal Poly (13-18, 4-2 Big West), which has opened Big West play with two-to-one series wins against UC Irvine and Hawai'i and extended its winning streak to three games by shutting out Santa Clara on Tuesday, resumes conference action Thursday afternoon with the first of three games against UC Davis (9-17, 2-4 Big West).
Sophomore center fielder Alex McKenna belted two home runs and knocked in five runs, sophomore designated hitter Nick Meyer added three hits and a trio of RBI and four Cal Poly pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout as the Mustangs blanked Santa Clara 15-0 on Tuesday night before 1,355 inside Baggett Stadium.
Cal Poly (12-18, 4-2 Big West), which has opened Big West play with two-to-one series wins against UC Irvine and Hawai'i, steps away from conference action Tuesday night and wraps up a four-game home stand with a single non-conference contest against Santa Clara (7-24, 3-5 West Coast).
Sophomore right-hander Bobby Ay worked into the eighth inning for the first time in his Mustang career, earning his first victory of the season, while Michael Sanderson and Alex McKenna combined for seven hits as Cal Poly clinched its three-game Big West Conference series against Hawai'i with a 7-1 victory before 1,724 Sunday afternoon inside Baggett Stadium.
Senior right-hander Brendan Hornung earned his third complete-game victory of the 2017 season, tossing a six-hitter to lead Hawai'I to an 11-1 victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference baseball game Saturday afternoon inside Baggett Stadium.
The Larry Lee Radio Show returns Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. live from Charlie's Place (981 Foothill Blvd) in San Luis Obispo with Cal Poly's head baseball coach joined by Mustang softball head coach Jenny Condon.
Cal Poly (10-17, 2-1 Big West), which opened Big West play with a two-to-one series win at UC Irvine over the weekend, continues conference action Saturday at home with the first two of three games against Hawai'i (18-9, 0-0 Big West). The Rainbow Warriors own the best overall record in the Big West after winning three of four non-conference games at home against Nevada last weekend.