For Cal Poly first baseman J.J. Thompson, baseball is a sport full of ups and downs. To succeed, Thompson said he just needed to focus on the game, not the stats.
Former Cal Poly outfielders Luke Yoder and Adam Melker have gone from graduation to now facing the task of making their ways through the minor leagues.
With the help of Adam Melker, Luke Yoder and the rest of the senior class, the Mustangs (23-32) boasted a 25-run — 32-hit — offensive outburst to fuel Cal Poly past Cal State Bakersfield (26-30) in its final game of the season, 25-8.
The Cal Poly baseball team (22-31, 10-14 Big West) continued their eight-game end-of-the-year homestand with a 12-3 victory over non-conference foe Cal State Bakersfield. The Mustangs pounded out 16 hits in the game and five players had multiple hits in the game for Cal Poly.
In the Mustangs’ season opener against USC (1-0), Cal Poly (0-1) pitched a total of 205 pitches en route to their fourth straight season opening loss, Friday night in Baggett stadium.