Mustangs shock Gauchos, keep playoff hopes alive

The Cal Poly dugout erupted onto the field and mobbed sophomore Jimmy Allen at third base as he tagged UC Santa Barbara’s Bryce Tafelski for the final out of Sunday’s come-from-behind win at Baggett Stadium. A one-out pop up into…

Larry Lee: A decade in the dugout

The head coach steps out onto the baseball diamond and into the afternoon sunlight. As his team stretches on the outfield grass, Larry Lee can be seen cracking a smile near the dugout. It’s a smile that will likely be…

Errors cost Cal Poly a victory

The Mustangs found themselves behind before they even had a chance to get ahead. Despite a resilient three-run second inning, the Cal Poly baseball team couldn’t bounce back from an error-filled, two-run first inning, as the Mustangs dropped the last…

Haniger leads Cal Poly baseball

Consistency has been key to the three-year career of Cal Poly baseball’s captain and center fielder Mitch Haniger. “He’s really come into his own this year,” head coach Larry Lee said. “His hitting mechanics have continued to get better —…

Cal Poly's road woes in Davis, Santa Barbara

With less than a month remaining in the spring athletics season, the Mustang baseball, softball and track and field teams hit the road during the weekend. Baseball Cal Poly baseball walked off with a win against Pepperdine on Tuesday night…

Finally, it's Miller's time

He jump-stepped out of the batter’s box, throwing his bat confidently to the side with his eyes peeled on the baseball. There was no doubt this shot was heading over Baggett Stadium’s outfield fence and into the parking lot —…

Baseball sweeps Pacific

Entering the series, Cal Poly baseball head coach Larry Lee said the Mustangs were in a “tailspin,” having lost seven of their last 10 and three of their first four Big West series. Riding timely hitting by senior shortstop Mike…

Mustangs take series over Tigers

A pair of solo home runs by Chris Hoo and Mike Miller in the second inning of Saturday night’s blowout win for the Cal Poly baseball team over Pacific (11-30, 1-10 Big West) moved the Mustangs into a tie for…

Baseball looks to regain to winning ways

The early season momentum gained by the Cal Poly baseball team is all but gone. The Mustangs, losers of seven of their last 10 games, look to hang on in their final 17 regular season games with hopes of earning…

Sports psychologist helps athletes get heads in the game

He works regularly with Cal Poly athletes, but because he’s not an official employee, he doesn’t have an office, or even a desk, in Mott Gym. He regularly conducts interviews in one of Cal Poly’s busiest locations, The Avenue, but…

Baseball drops series to Big West-leading Titans

The big series win didn’t come this year. A season after upsetting nationally-ranked Cal State Fullerton 2-1, the Mustangs dropped two of three games to the defending Big West champion Titans this weekend. The Mustangs started the series with a…