Stanford Wins Fifth In A Row With 14-6 Victory At Washington

May 13, 2006

Seattle, Wash. - Stanford (26-21, 9-11 Pac-10) scored nine runs in the top of the second inning and cruised to a 14-6 Pac-10 victory over Washington (32-22, 9-11 Pac-10) at Husky Ballpark on Saturday to extend its win streak to a new season-best five games. Chris Minaker (3-6, 2B, HR, 4 RBI) and Chris Lewis (2-5, 2B, HR, 3 RBI) both had three-run homers in the Cardinal second, while Ryan Seawell (3-5, 2B, RBI) added a three-hit game. Nolan Gallagher (3-3) held Washington to just one run over a career-high 7.0 innings of relief to earn the win after entering the contest to start the second frame.

Brian Juhl (2-4, RBI) and Michael Taylor (2-5, 2 RBI, SB) each added two hits for the Cardinal, while Lewis, Grant Escue and Jim Rapoport scored two runs each. Escue and Seawell drove in the other two Cardinal runs, while all nine Stanford starters scored at least one of the team's season-high 14 runsMatt Lane (2-5, 2 HR, 4 RBI) and Matt Stevens (2-4, HR, RBI) both homered to lead the Huskies' offense. Danny Cox (3-5, 2B) and Matt Hague (2-5) added multiple-hit contests, while Curt Rindall drove in the other Washington run.

Eight starters from each team had at least one hit in a game that featured a combined 20 runs, 28 hits and five errors between the clubs.

Stanford and Washington are scheduled to conclude the series on Sunday (1 pm, PT). Washington is scheduled to pitch RHP Elliott Cribby (6-5, 2.90), while the Cardinal has not announced a probable starter.

A full recap will follow.

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