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Baseball's backs to the wall

AJ Vanegas

When it comes to Stanford baseball's postseason hopes, virtually no margin for error remains. The team had been riding a solid month to claw its way back into the NCAA Tournament picture. A miserable weekend in Eugene, though, exposed some glaring weaknesses and shoved the club right back into the middle of the conference pack.

Follow @DavidMLombardi In their 2-1, 6-4, and 4-3 defeats at the hands of the Quack Attack (34-10, 16-5 Pac-12), the Cardinal (24-15, 9-9 Pac-12) twice faltered in the bottom of the ninth inning. They only managed to squeak out eight total runs against Oregon starting pitching, while the Ducks' excellent bullpen blanked them throughout the weekend's decisive innings. Fittingly, George Horton... Recommended Stories

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