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Round Two With The Mustangs

Apr 4, 2022
The Bears will host Cal Poly for the second time in a three-week span on Tuesday at Stu Gordon Stadium.

BERKELEY – California baseball returns to the friendly confines of Stu Gordon Stadium for a four-game week, starting with a midweek matchup against Cal Poly on Tuesday. First pitch against the Mustangs is slated for 5 p.m. PDT.
 
It's another $2 Tuesday at Stu Gordon Stadium; tickets and hot dogs are available for just $2.
 
The Golden Bears and Mustangs clashed once already this season just two weeks ago when Cal Poly came away with a 14-4 victory in Berkeley. Cal is 2-5 since that meeting, most recently coming off a series loss at Arizona State last weekend. Cal Poly (18-10) just swept a four-game non-conference series against Dixie State.
 
MIDWEEK LINEUP

  • Matchup: Cal (12-15) vs. Cal Poly (18-10)
  • Location: Evans Diamond at Stu Gordon Stadium | Berkeley, Calif.
  • First Pitch: Tuesday, April 5 | 5 p.m. PDT
  • Watch: Pac-12 Plus (PxP: Ben Ross)
  • Live Stats: StatBroadcast
  • Probable Pitchers: RHP Aaron Roberts vs. RHP Kyle Scott

 
QUICK HITS

  • Cal is 44-14 all-time against Cal Poly despite the most recent 14-4 loss on March 22. The Bears had won the previous five games in the series, including a weekend sweep in San Luis Obispo on Feb. 22-24, 2019.
  • The Bears are looking to put their recent struggles at home in the rearview, as they're just 1-6 in Berkeley since March 12. Cal is averaging 8.6 runs per game in four home wins compared to 4.4 runs per game in nine home losses this season.
  • Keshawn Ogans continues to produce offensively, slashing .386/.416/.443 with eight multi-hit efforts during a 17-game reached base streak dating back to March 6. He's batting .349 overall and is tied for eighth in the Pac-12 with 38 hits this season.
  • Dylan Beavers continues to lead the Pac-12 with 10 home runs and ranks 24th nationally in the category. Four of his home runs have been at Stu Gordon Stadium this season, including three in Cal's Pac-12 series against Oregon State on March 25-27.
  • The Bears' 10.0 strikeouts per nine innings rank third in the conference.
  • Cal's 31 home runs are the third most among Pac-12 teams. Eleven different Bears have hit at least one home run, led by Beavers (10), Caleb Lomavita (6), Hance Smith (3) and Carson Crawford (3).

 
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