Autzen Zoo April 23 Pac 12 Baseball Weekend Recap


When the dust settled the Arizona Wildcats (26-13) emerged from the three-way tie that had been on top of the Pacific 12 baseball standings as of last week. Arzona took two-of-three at Washington (20-17) taking the outright lead in the conference at 12-6.

UCLA (26-10) and Oregon (27-12) dropped from first place after the Bruins lost two-of-three at Oregon State (26-12) and the Ducks doing the same in Eugene against Washington State (20-16) now both are at 11-7. Stanford (25-10) swept Arizona State (24-16) to join the Beavers at 8-7 which ties them for third.

The Sun Devils now find themselves at 9-9 alone in sixth place, next are the Cougars who evened their conference mark at 7-7 and are alone in seventh. California (23-15) taking all three from Utah (10-28) and are in eighth at 7-8. Washington is next with a 6-9 mark, Southern California is next at 5-9 still after having the weekend off.

Utah continues to occupy the basement at 5-13 in their inaugural season of Pac 12 baseball.

Pac 12 Standings as of April 23:
Arizona 12-6, UCLA and Oregon 11-7, Stanford and Oregon State 8-7, Arizona State 9-9, Washington State 7-7, California 7-8, Washington 6-9, Southern California 5-9 and Utah 5-13

National Polls:
Baseball America Top 25 – Oregon 10, Arizona 11, UCLA 12, Stanford 13, Arizona State 23
Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Top 30 – Arizona 6, Oregon 9, UCLA 10, Stanford 13, Oregon State 28, Arizona State 29
Perfect Game Top 50 – UCLA 10, Arizona 11, Stanford 12, Oregon 17, Oregon State 22, Arizona State 24, California 36
USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll Top 25 – Stanford 9, UCLA 11, Oregon 14, Arizona 16, Oregon State 21

Non-Conference Midweek Games:
April 24 – BYU at Stanford, Long Beach State at Southern California, Oregon State at Oregon, Southern Utah at Utah, UC Irvine at UCLA, Washington at Portland

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