Stanford Breaks Out Again With 20-13 Win Over USC

May 26, 2007

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Taylor went 3-for-6 with six RBI, including two home runs (one grand slam) in a 13-run fourth inning, as the Stanford Cardinal defeated the USC Trojans, 20-13, in a Pac-10 Conference game at Dedeaux Field. The Cardinal rallied from a 6-2 deficit with the huge inning and banged out 19 hits in the game.

In the fourth, Taylor first hit a two-run homer to right which gave Stanford the 7-6 lead before hitting the grand slam later in the inning.

Designated hitter Brandon Domaracki went 3-for-6 with four RBI while catcher Brian Juhl went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI.

Both teams have identical records at 27-28 overall and 8-15 in Pac-10 play.

David Stringer (3-2) earned the win for the Cardinal with 4 2/3 innings where he allowed two runs on seven hits.

Junior Matt Cusick (Mission Viejo/Santa Margarita HS) registered his first career five-RBI game with a 2-for-3 day, including a bases-loaded triple to extend his season-high hitting streak to 14 games.

Senior Hector Estrella (Rosemead/Northview HS) went 4-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI while Anthony Vasquez was 2-for-4 with two RBI.

Both teams conclude the 2007 regular season tomorrow with a 1 p.m. game, which will be broadcast live on

STAN	200-(13)00-014---20-19-2USC	024-0   50-101---13-15-1

WP - Stringer (3-2) LP - Cook (7-4)T - 4:00 ATT - 525Records: STAN (27-28, 8-15), USC (27-28, 8-15)

Davis, Clauson (5), Stringer (5) and Juhl.Cook, Olsen (4), Zelenay (4), Couture (4), Koss (9) and Bowden.

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