COA News 2024


No. 16 Oregon Evens Series

STANFORD, California. – Trailing 5-1 heading into the bottom of the fourth, Stanford (16-20, 8-9 Pac-12) scored three in the fifth to cut the deficit to 5-4, but No. 16 Oregon (27-11 , 11-6 Pac-12) outscored the Cardinal 12-1 in the final three innings to earn a 17-5 win and even a three-game Pac-12 series.

Trevor Haskins And Owen Cobb each homered in the fifth three-run run, and Cort McDonald drove home Ethan Hott with an ankle. Hott, who has hit safely in four straight games, had previously reached base with a double – one of four extra-base hits for the Cardinal.

Now trailing 5-4 in the bottom of the sixth inning, Stanford put the tying run into scoring position with two outs when Charlie Saum singled and advanced to second base on a throwing error, attacking Oregon third baseman Carter Garate. Temo Becerra One play later, he contributed the two-out single, but Saum was thrown out by left fielder Justin Cassella as he tried to score from second base.

Saum finished the game 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and one RBI. His solo shot, one of three on the day for Stanford, put Stanford on the board in the second inning.

Oregon used the long ball down the stretch to blow the game wide open, getting a three-run shot from Chase Meggers in the seventh, and a pair of two-run home runs from Mason Neville and Jacob Walsh to cap an eighth inning of seven to finish runs. .

Freshman Christian Lim was charged with the loss after allowing eight runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out nine. The southpaw fell to 3-4 this year.
Oregon starter Grayson Grinsell was credited with the win, improving to 5-2 after allowing four runs on eight hits and two walks with three strikeouts in six innings.

Stanford will host Oregon in the rubber match of the series on Sunday at 1:05 p.m


  • Stanford had a three-game win streak snapped by Saturday’s loss … has lost 14 of its last 22 overall.
  • The 17 runs allowed are the most for the Cardinal this season…Stanford has allowed double-digit runs 10 times this year.
  • Saum (3-for-4, HR, 2 R, RBI) has hit safely, batting .389 (7-for-18) with seven runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and six RBIs in the past four games.
  • Cobb (1-for-3, HR, R, RBI) hit his seventh homer of the year … has hit safely in 10 of his last 14 games, with multiple hits in eight of those games.
  • MacDonald (2-for-5) has hit safely in four consecutive games, 12 of his last 13 games and 18 of his last 20, while reaching base in all but three games he has played this year.
  • Trevor Haskins (1-for-3, HR, R, RBI) has hit safely in five straight games, 14 of his last 15 and 18 of his last 22 games overall.