In a lineup full of big names, junior catcher and outfielder Collin Villegas has proven that he deserves recognition for his impact on the Cal Poly baseball team. “When you talk about value, he brings so much value to the team,” sophomore first baseman Joe Yorke said. “He’s been our big RBI guy this year; […]
Senior right-handed relief pitcher Jason Franks jogs in from the visiting bullpen. He takes the mound in the bottom of the eighth inning. He walks the first batter on five pitches. With momentum, opposing UC San Diego puts in a pinch-hitter (PH). Franks strikes out PH Anthony Lucchetti on a fastball, as he looks into […]
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Cal Poly baseball will open up the 2022 season with two MLB draft prospects on their roster: Brooks Lee and Drew Thorpe. They will look to lead the way for the Mustangs, who hope to make their first NCAA Regional since 2014. “As it pertains to the MLB draft, there’s a lot of players that […]
The 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) first-year draft proved to be another successful one for Cal Poly, with pitchers Bryan Woo and Andrew Alvarez being selected in the 20-round draft and catcher Myles Emmerson being signed as an undrafted free agent. This marks the 22nd straight year that a Cal Poly baseball player has been […]
After the popularity of the book-turned-film “Moneyball,” the term “sabermetrics” became a household name for anyone involved with baseball. Fans, journalists and people who work in athletics have turned to the world of statistics for interesting and meaningful insights into the sports they love so much. Advanced metrics aren’t just for baseball clubs anymore. From […]
Cal Poly baseball earned their first series sweep since 2019, winning all three games against the Utah Valley Wolverines this past weekend at Baggett Stadium. Showcasing Cal Poly’s top highlights from Friday, March 5 Mustang News Video Reporter Matthew Bornhorst brings you your baseball recap.
After being out of action for more than 11 months, Cal Poly Baseball started their 2021 campaign with a 4-0 win against Nevada on Friday, Feb. 19 inside Baggett Stadium. Cal Poly (1-0), who have finished top three in the Big West in three of the last four seasons, looked to start their season on […]
As he heads into his 18th season with Cal Poly Baseball, Larry Lee remains the only Big West Conference head coach to amass more than 1,000 wins in his career. Lee achieved his 1,000th win during last season’s final conference series against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara. Lee recorded all of his wins on the […]
After a successful season as a weekend starter, junior righthander Bobby Ay was selected in the ninth round of the MLB draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, June 4. “It was incredible,” Ay said. “Honestly, my mind blacked out a little bit and I can’t really remember much. It happened so fast. I was […]
Bobby Ay was selected in the ninth round with the 272nd overall pick by Arizona Diamondbacks..