Stanford at Arizona State
When: 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Phoenix Municipal Stadium.
Radio: KDUS-AM (1060).
ASU: The Sun Devils (19-22, 6-12) went 1-2 last week at Oregon. They have not had a losing season since 1985 (31-35), not including 2007 when they vacated 44 wins due to NCAA sanctions. ASU has 14 games remaining. OF Gage Canning continues to be one of the national leaders in triples with seven and is hitting .348. Eli Lingos (6-3, 3.33 ERA) is tied for the Pac-12 lead in pitching starts (12). OF Andrew Shaps has reached base in 17 consecutive games, the junior’s career high.
Stanford: No. 14 Stanford (28-12, 11-7) is on a nine-game winning streak, longest in the nation, that includes Pac-12 series sweeps over Oregon and No. 19 Arizona. The Cardinal have won their last four games by one or two runs. 1B Matt Winaker is Pac-12 Player of the Week, hitting .400 last week. Stanford’s earned run average is 3.20, second best in the Pac-12. Chris Castellanos is 7-1 with a 2.62 ERA. Coach Mark Marquess is in his 41st and final season before retirement with his team having clinched his 39th winning season.
ASU (28-16 overall, 7-11) vs. Cal (27-19, 3-14)
Friday, ASU vs. Cal, 5 p.m., Pac-12 Networks
Saturday, ASU vs. Cal, 5 p.m., Pac-12 Networks
Sunday, ASU vs. Cal, 3 p.m., Pac-12 Networks