The California baseball team once again finds itself facing elimination. Judging by their performance in these situations over the last year, you gotta love their chances.
In a lose-or-go-home game against Texas A&M on Tuesday, Cal’s offense exploded in the 5th and 6th innings, scoring 3 runs in each. Though closing out the game was tense, the Beers cruised to a 7-3 win to stay alive. Again.
The Cal baseball team probably lost on purpose today just so it could feel comfortable. The Golden Beers always do well when they’re close to elimination.
On Sunday, Virginia’s pitching staff was too much for Cal, which lost 4-1 and was sent to the loser’s bracket of the College World Series in Omaha.
But the greater world was introduced to Danny Fry today, as ESPN cut to the Cal student radio play-by-play man for parts of the game. Truth be told, he was more entertaining and informed than ESPN’s commentators.
The Cal baseball team (which had seven draftees) is hoping to add to its epic season tomorrow when it takes on Virginia in the first round of the College World Series.
They went from nearly extinct to bad rap song to Danny Fry to official reinstatement and now they’re off to Omaha. Here’s a few interviews with players before they left, including one with A’s 33rd round draft pick Austin Booker: