Oregon State is now on top of the PAC-12 standings after a series win at Oregon. Photo Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

PAC-12 Baseball Weekend Recap (May 20)


After losing the opening game of the mega PAC-12 series in Eugene, Oregon State bounced back to take two-of-three at Oregon. The Beavers now have a two game lead in the standings with one final weekend of conference play. UCLA has caught the Ducks for second place after sweeping rival USC.

Below are the current conference standings, rankings and midweek games to keep you up to speed on PAC-12 baseball.

Weekend Results May 17-19 (Rankings from last week’s National Collegiate Baseball Writers Poll):
Friday – #3 Oregon State 0 @ #6 Oregon 3, #11 UCLA 2 @ Southern California 1, Arizona 10 @ #14 Arizona State 7, Stanford 9 @ California 8, Washington 4 @ Washington State 3
Saturday – #3 Oregon State 9 @ #6 Oregon 0, #11 UCLA 7 @ Southern California 6, Arizona 3 @ #14 Arizona State 6, Stanford 9 @ California 4, Washington 3 @ Washington State 1, Kansas 0 @ Utah 1
Sunday – #3 Oregon State 12 @ #6 Oregon 2, #11 UCLA 5 @ Southern California 2, Arizona 7 @ #14 Arizona State 6, Stanford 7 @ California 3, Washington 5 @ Washington State 2, Kansas 6 @ Utah 13

Series Recap – As stated in the open Oregon State won its series at Oregon to take a two game lead in the conference. UCLA swept USC, maybe the surprising result was Arizona taking the series at ASU. Stanford got a much needed sweep also sweeping its rival was Washington against Wazzu. Utah has taken the first two against Kansas.

Pac 12 Standings as of May 20:
Oregon State (22-5, 43-9)
Oregon (20-7, 43-13)
UCLA (20-7, 37-15)
Arizona State (15-12, 34-17-1)
Stanford (14-13, 29-21)
Washington (13-14, 22-31)
Arizona (12-15, 31-21)
Southern California (10-17, 19-33)
California (10-20, 22-31)
Washington State (8-19, 21-30)
Utah (6-21, 19-29)

National Polls:
Baseball America Top 25 – Oregon State 4, UCLA 8, Oregon 11, Arizona State 19
National Collegiate Baseball Writers – Oregon State 3, Oregon 8, UCLA 11, Arizona State 16, receiving votes are Arizona and Stanford
Perfect Game Top 25 – Oregon State 6, UCLA 9, Oregon 12, Arizona State 21,
USA Today Baseball Top 25 Coaches Poll – Oregon State 3, Oregon 8, UCLA 11, Arizona State 19, receiving votes are Arizona and Stanford

Non-Conference Midweek Games:
May 20 – Gonzaga @ California, Kansas @ Utah, Portland @ Washington State
May 21 – BYU @ Arizona State, Oregon @ Oregon State, Pacific @ Stanford, Southern California @ UC Irvine (make-up of 5/7), UC Santa Barbara @ UCLA

 

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