This Week in Pacific 12 Baseball (Weekend of May 18 Edition)

Arizona has the opportunity to keep up with Oregon as both teams enter a series with weaker opponents. California follows right behind the Wildcats by a game back.

Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE

However, the Ducks are the only one to host a series. As long as they can at least win the series, they will be in the drivers’ seat to a Pac-12 championship and a potential top eight seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament.

May 18-20 Pacific 12 Schedule –
Baseball America Top 25 Rankings, * = Conference Series

Seattle Redhawks (22-24) at No. 6 Oregon Ducks (38-14)
PK Park/Eugene, Ore.

No. 14 Arizona Wildcats (16-8, 34-15) at Southern California Trojans (7-17, 22-25)
Dedeaux Field/Los Angeles, Calif.

No. 23 Oregon State Beavers (13-11, 33-17) at Washington State Cougars (10-14, 25-24)
Bailey-Brayton Field/Pullman, Wash.

No. 17 Stanford Cardinal (14-10, 33-14) at Utah Utes (7-20, 14-35)
Spring Mobile Ballpark/Salt Lake City, Utah

No. 11 UCLA Bruins (15-9, 36-13) at California Golden Bears (9-15, 26-22)
Evans Diamond/Berkeley, Calif.

Washington Huskies (11-13, 27-21) at No. 18 Arizona State Sun Devils (14-10, 32-18)
Packard Stadium/Tempe, Ariz.

Conference Standings as of May 18, 2012 –
Team                                     Conf. Record      Games back       Overall Record  Last 10  Streak

No. 6 Oregon                     19-8                       -                              38-13                     9-1          W-5
No. 14 Arizona                   16-8                       1.5                          34-15                     8-2          W-4
No. 11 UCLA                       15-9                       2.5                          36-13                     8-2          W-5
No. 17 Stanford                 14-10                     3.5                          33-14                     6-4          W-4
No. 18 Arizona State       14-10                     3.5                          32-18                     8-2          L-1
No. 23 Oregon State       13-11                     4.5                          33-17                     5-5          W-2
Washington                        11-13                     6.5                          27-21                     6-4          W-1
Washington State            10-14                     7.5                          25-24                     4-6          W-1
California                             9-15                       8.5                          26-22                     3-7          W-1
Southern California         7-17                       10.5                        22-25                     2-8          L-8
Utah                                      7-20                       12                           14-35                     3-7          W-1

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