#9 Stanford Baseball To Host Nevada On Tuesday, February 27
Feb. 27, 2001
Stanford, Calif. - Stanford has now won 10 of its last 11 games after completing a three-game sweep of Santa Clara with a 6-1 victory over the Broncos at Buck Shaw Stadium on Monday night ... Stanford is currently ranked #9 in all three major national baseball polls (Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and Baseball Weekly/ESPN) ... Stanford has won 11 consecutive regular season series dating back to last year ... Stanford owns a 13-7 all-time advantage in its series with Nevada ... The Wolfpack defeated the Cardinal in the only meeting between the clubs last year with a 4-3 victory at Sunken Diamond on February 7, handing the Cardinal its first loss of the season after opening the campaign with five straight victories ... The Wolf Pack win snapped a 19-game home win streak for the Cardinal ... Stanford enters today's game with a six-game home win streak ... Chris O'Riordan currently leads the Cardinal with a .394 batting average, 21 RBI and six stolen bases ... Jason Cooper has a team-high six home runs ... The Stanford pitching staff has given up just 11 earned runs in its last six games and has lowered its season ERA to 2.97 ... The last time the Cardinal finished the season with a lower ERA was when the 1973 club posted a final 2.64 ERA ... Stanford's starting pitching trio of Jeremy Guthrie, Jeff Bruksch and Tim Cunningham are a combined 10-0 with a 2.31 ERA this season ... Stanford has dominated the basepaths this season with 34 stolen bases in 42 attempts, an average of 2.1 steals per game ... Bruksch was named a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week after recording his first career shutout, a three-hitter with a career-high-tying nine strikeouts, in the Cardinal's 8-0 win over Santa Clara on February 25 .... Today's Cardinal starter is John Hudgins.
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