2003 Stanford Baseball Knocks Off Cardinal Alumni, 14-2
Nov. 2, 2002
Stanford, Calif. - The 2003 Stanford Baseball team knocked off the Cardinal Alumni, 14-2, in the 2002 Alumni Game on Saturday at Sunken Diamond. The 2003 Cardinal scored five times in the bottom of the first inning and Ryan Garko (2-4, HR, 4 RBI) blasted a three-run homer in the second frame to put the Cardinal ahead 8-0 after two innings. Stanford would add four more runs in the third inning before single runs in the fourth and fifth gave the Cardinal a 14-0 lead.
Tony Detter ('92) hit a solo homer with one out in the top of the sixth to give the Alumni its first run. The Alumni scored again in the top of the ninth when David Harris ('85) singled to lead off the inning and eventually scored on a bases loaded double play ball.
Stanford's Chris Minaker (4-5) had a game-high four of Stanford's 19 hits. Chris Lewis (3-5, 2B, 3B, HR, 3 RBI) and Carlos Quentin (3-5, RBI) had three hits each for the Cardinal, while Danny Putnam (2-5, 2 3B, 2 RBI) and Jed Lowrie (2-4, 2B, 3B, RBI) had a pair of hits each. Billy Paganetti (1-5, 2 RBI) had a pair of RBI. John Mayberry (1-4, RBI) and Brian Hall (1-6) also had one hit each as all nine Cardinal starters registered in the hit column.
Lyle Smith ('84) went 2-for-3 and was the only Alumni player with more than one hit. Detter, Paul Zuvella ('80), Mike Robbins ('96), Nate Olmstead ('94), Jason Young ('01) and Harris had one hit each. Current Cardinal John Hester also had one hit playing for the Alumni.
John Hudgins pitched the first 5.0 shutout innings for Stanford to pick up the victory, striking out five while allowing just four hits and one walk. Alumni starter Mario Iglesias ('96) took the loss, giving up five runs and six hits after two were out and none on in the bottom of the first inning. Ryan McCally earned the save by pitching 4.0 effective innings, scattering two runs and six hits while striking out three.
Quentin started Stanford's first-inning rally with a two-out single. Mayberry drove in Quentin with the first run two batters later with an RBI-single. The Cardinal led 3-0 after a two-run triple by Lewis. Lowrie then doubled home Lewis to make the score 4-0 before eventually coming across the plate on an RBI-single by Paganetti to cap the rally.
Garko's three-run homer in the bottom of the second came after a one-out walk to Putnam and a single by Quentin.
Lowrie started Stanford's third inning with a leadoff triple and scored on Paganetti's RBI-groundout. Minaker restarted the rally by reaching on an error and scoring along with Hall two batters later on a two-run triple by Putnam. Quentin finished the inning's scoring with an RBI-single.
Lewis' solo homer to lead off the fourth made the score 13-0.
Putnam led off the fifth with a triple and scored two batters later on an RBI-single by Garko.In the 2002 Stanford Old Timers Alumni Game, the White team scored three times in the bottom of the third inning for a 3-0 victory over the Cardinal in a four-inning contest.
Tom Changnon ('72) had a two-RBI single to key the third inning rally and the White squad scored its final run when Jim Brandt ('61) reached on an error to score Iglesias ('96).Harris pitched the final 2.0 innings of scoreless relief to pick up the victory. White starter Bruce Davis ('77) pitched 2.0 perfect innings by retiring all six batters he faced. Cardinal starter Jim Coate ('71) pitched all 3.0 innings but was charged with the loss.
Fred Bernhardt ('77) had a pair of hits in a 2-for-2 performance for the White team. Brandt had the only extra base hit in the Old Timers Game with a double in the second inning, while Changnon had the White team's other hit. Tim Wilson ('72) had the only hit for the Cardinal squad.
'This was another great Alumni Game and very meaningful to Stanford Baseball,' said head coach Mark Marquess. 'Our Alumni has contributed so much to our baseball program over the years, and we hope that they had a good time and lots of fun today.'
2002 STANFORD ALUMNI GAME
CARDINAL ALUMNI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 -- 2 9 22003 STANFORD BASEBALL 5 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 x -- 14 19 0
BATTERIES: Cardinal Alumni - Iglesias, Harris (3), Olmsted (4), Kalanski (5), O'Hagan (6) and Smith, Hester (2). 2003 Stanford Baseball - Hudgins, McCally (6) and Garko.
WIN - Hudgins; LOSS - Iglesias; SAVE - McCally.
HR'S: Cardinal Alumni - Detter (solo in 6th); 2003 Stanford Baseball - Garko (3-run in 2nd), Lewis (solo in 4th).
2002 STANFORD OLD TIMERS ALUMNI GAME
CARDINAL 0 0 0 0 -- 0 1 1WHITE 0 0 3 x -- 3 4 1
BATTERIES: Cardinal - Coate and Hester. White - Davis, Harris (3) and Smith.
WIN - Harris; LOSS - Coate; SAVE - None.