Final Goodbyes

STANFORD, Calif. - It's the final home series for the Class of 2017 and head coach Mark Marquess, who is retiring after 41 years at the helm of the Cardinal. No. 9 Stanford takes on Washington, Friday-Sunday. All three games will be live streamed at 
 Weekend Info

#9 Stanford Cardinal (34-14, 15-9) vs. Washington Huskies (26-22, 12-12)
May 19-21 • Sunken Diamond • Stanford, Calif.
Game Notes • Live Stats • WatchListen


Pitching Matchups

Friday, 6 p.m. PT
Fireworks Night


Stanford: LHP Kris Bubic (4-6, 3.42 ERA)

Washington: RHP Noah Bremer (6-2, 2.29 ERA)

Saturday, 2 p.m. PT
"9" Bobblehead
"9" Trading Cards

Stanford: LHP Andrew Summerville (4-1, 4.04 ERA)
Washington: TBA
Sunday, 1 p.m. PT
Senior Day
Postgame Recognition


Stanford: Chris Castellanos (7-3, 3.61 ERA)

Washington: RHP Joe DeMers (6-3, 2.76 ERA)


» Fireworks on Friday Night (Field/Reserve seats sold out)
» First 300 fans receive a "9" bobblehead on Saturday
» First 250 fans receive a "9" trading card on Saturday
» Kids Run the Bases and Postgame player autographs on Saturday
» Fan Appreciation Day with in-game giveaway packs on Sunday
» Pregame Senior Day ceremony, and postgame recognition of Coach Marquess on Sunday

Series History
All-Time vs. Washington
» Overall Record: 53-29 (.646)
» Last season: L, 4-3; W, 8-7 (12); L, 4-0
» Stanford led 3-1 in the sixth inning of the opener last year, but lost on a walk off. The next day, the Cardinal scored two in the ninth to tie the game, and then won it with an Alex Dunlap solo homer in the 12th before being shut out on Sunday.
» Stanford had won three straight series over Washington until the Huskies took the last three. Washington won two of three games in Seattle in 2014, swept the series at Sunken in 2015, and won two at Husky Ballpark last season.
» Until that 2015 sweep, Stanford had won every series at Sunken since 1997.

Current Cardinal Against Washington
» Quinn Brodey holds a .438 career average and four of his seven hits have gone for extra bases  (two doubles, triple, HR) in five career games against the Huskies (also has 6 RBI). 
» Kris Bubic allowed three runs in 2.1 innings in his start against Washington last year.
» Andrew Summerville has a 1.59 ERA in two relief appearances and 6.0 innings vs. UW.
» Chris Castellanos has a 6.00 ERA in two appearances (one start) and 6.0 innings against the Huskies. He allowed three earned in 5.1 innings of a no decision last season.

 Moving UpHock Climbs the Record Books
» Junior reliever Colton Hock set the school record with his 14th save of the season on May 9 against San Francisco. He surpassed the record of 13 set 30 seasons ago by Steve Chitren and matched by Jeff Burksch in 2000. 
» Hock's 23 career saves ranks second at Stanford behind Chitren's 26 from 1986-89, and is tied for 10th all-time in Pac-12 history. 
» Chitren, who recorded the final out of both of Stanford's national championships (1987 and 1988), congratulated Hock after his record was broken.

Stanford Career Saves Leaders
1.Steve Chitren (1986-89)26
2.Colton Hock (2015-)23
Stanford Season Saves Leaders
1.Colton Hock (2017)14
2.Jeff Bruksch (2000)13
Steve Chitren (1987)13

Cardinal Notes
Stanford Student Standouts
» Winaker and Andrew Summerville each earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors on Thursday. Winaker owns a 3.65 GPA in management science and engineering, while Summerville is completing his undergrad degree in three years and starting his master's degree while maintaining a 3.87 GPA.

Stanford Streaks 
» Stanford has won 15 of its last 17 games and is 10-2 in its last 12 Pac-12 games. Stanford's 11-game win streak from April 18-May 6 was the the program's best since 1999. In that span, Stanford also won eight straight conference games for the first time since 1999.
» Stanford swept back-to-back Pac-12 opponents (at Oregon, vs. #13 Arizona) for the first time since 2012 (WSU and Utah).
» Freshman Daniel Bakst owns Stanford's longest hitting streak this year at 11 games (March 12-April 6). He has a hit in 28 of his last 34 games.
» Matt Winaker has reached base in 19 straight games, a career high and the longest of streak for Stanford since Alex Blandino reached in 31 straight games in 2014. 
» Brandon Wulff and Maverick Handley have reached base in 8 straight (career highs).
» Winaker has played in 116 straight games. The last time he did not enter Coach Marquess' lineup was April 28, 2015 vs. SJSU). 
» Junior Quinn Brodey has started 112 consecutive games for the Cardinal — last time he was not in starting lineup was May 5, 2015 vs. Santa Clara.

Stanford Stats 
» A lefty has started 39 straight games for Stanford and all but two this year (senior righty Brett Hanewich started Feb. 18 and Feb. 28). Stanford has used just five starting pitchers this season (Miller, Castellanos, Bubic, Summerville, Hanewich).
» Stanford is 34-8 this year when scoring at least one run (0-6 when scoring 0 or less).
» Stanford is 32-5 (.865) this season when scoring more than three runs.
» The Cardinal is 46-5 (.902) when out-hitting its opponent since 2016.
» Stanford, which led the nation with a school record fielding percentage of .983 last season, is 22-1 when not committing an error this year.
» April was Stanford's winningest month (13-5) since 15 wins in May of 2003.
» Stanford has clinched its 37th 30-win season and 39th winning season under Coach Marquess (41 yrs), and matched last season's win total with 10 games remaining.

Congrats, 9? ?? 5th to coach in 2,500 games ?? All at Stanford ?? Won 1,618 of them #FinalSeas9n #GoStanford

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Closing the Door 
» Stanford is 25-0 this year when leading after six innings and 31-0 when tied or leading after seven innings.
» The Cardinal is 22-4 (.846) this season when scoring first, and is 8-2 in one-run games.

» Junior Quinn Brodey earned back-to-back Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week honors on March 7 and March 14. Brodey was the first player to win the award in back-to-back weeks since Washington State's Brian Wolfe in 2014, and the first Stanford player to do so since Jon Schaeffer in 1997. 
» The week prior, Brodey was named Player of the Week, while roommate and junior reliever Colton Hock was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week. Brodey had walk offs in two straight games and the game-winning RBI in three consecutive games—all in 24 hours —to lead Stanford to a four-game series win over Texas. Both walk offs came with two outs. In that same 24-hour span, Hock went 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 5.0 innings, including a win in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader and a save in the nightcap.

Preseason Honors  
» Stanford was one of three teams with three players on the Golden Spikes Award preseason watch list (TCU, Florida)—junior Colton Hock, junior Quinn Brodey and sophomore Tristan Beck. 

Midseason Honors  
» Junior Colton Hock was named to the Stopper of the Year Watch List by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA). 

#FinalSeas9nMarquess Reaches 1,600
» Only five NCAA coaches have reached 1,600 career wins, only four have been Division I coaches, and only three have done it at one school. Coach Marquess is a member of each of those exclusive clubs after an 8-4 win over arch rival Cal at Sunken Diamond on April 4.
» Augie Garrido (1,975 wins at five schools), Mike Martin (1,917 wins and counting at Florida State), Gordie Gillespie (1,893 wins in Division III) and Gene Stephenson (1,768 wins at Wichita State) are the only coaches to reach the milestone.

Shortly after the 2016 season, head coach Mark Marquess announced that 2017 would be his final season.
    » Became fourth Division I head coach (fifth ever) to win 1,600 games.
    » Coached 2,500th game at Cal on Sunday—fifth ever to sign that many lineup cards.
    » Most wins in Pac-12 history, fourth-most wins in Division I history.
    » Two national championships (1987, 1988) and 29 NCAA Tournament berths and 14 CWS.
    » Stanford has finished .500 or better in 39 of his first 41 seasons. 
    » Nine-time conference Coach of the Year, three-time national Coach of the Year.
    » Six 50-win campaigns, 20 years with 40 wins and 37 campaigns with 40 wins.
Other "9" Notables 
    » All his student-athletes get at least one quarter ahead academically by their junior year.
    » Handwrites all his practice schedules.
    » Carries his signature briefcase to the dugout for each game.
    » Baseball student-athletes are responsible for Sunken Diamond groundskeeping.

Honoring 9
Colloquially known by his jersey number "9", here are some ways the University and team will be honoring Coach Marquess this season:
    » Served as football's honorary captain for the weekend and game against Rice (Nov. 26)
    » More than 100 alumni returned to Sunken Diamond for a pregame ceremony to honor Coach Marquess on Feb. 25.
    » A "9" flag was raised on Feb. 25 and will fly at Sunken Diamond all season. 
    » Final season logo was created as well as #FinalSeas9n hashtag
    » All season ticket prices end in 9, and Two for Tuesday ticket deals are now $9 (was $12).
    » May 9 will have a 1977 theme and ticket prices based on his first season as head coach.
    » Majority of first pitches this season will be thrown by Marquess friends and family.
    » Concessions unveiled the Commemorative Coach Marquess cup, available all season.
    » Concessions will also feature several Coach Marquess combos for $9.99 all season.
    » Bobblehead and trading card giveaway on May 20
    » Personal messages can be sent to Coach Marquess at this link:

Another 30-win season under 9? #FinalSeas9n #GoStanford

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Last Time Out» Stanford won its fourth straight series and improved to 4-0 in Pac-12 road series this year.
» Stanford also completed an undefeated midweek season (10-0). 
» On Saturday, sophomore Nico Hoerner celebrated his 20th birthday with a game-winning single in the 10th inning, and Stanford topped rival Cal, 6-5, at Evans Diamond.
» In the middle game, junior southpaw Andrew Summerville pitched 8.2 innings and Stanford overcame an early 3-0 deficit to win 8-5.
» In the finale on Monday,  Maverick Handley's career-high three hits helped Stanford erase another 3-0 deficit, but Cal took a 5-3 lead and held on in the late innings.
» In Stanford's final midweek game of the year on Wednesday, junior Jesse Kuet's four hits and career-high four RBI led No. 9 Stanford to a 15-9 win at Santa Clara. Hoerner, Handley, Duke Kinamon and Quinn Brodey each knocked in two runs, and every Stanford starter scored a run.   

What's Ahead» Head Coach Mark Marquess' final regular season series will be a three-game set at Washington State, Thursday-Saturday. All three games can be seen on the Pac-12 Network.
» Hosts for the NCAA Regionals will be unveiled on Sunday, May 28, and the postseason field will be announced on Monday, May 29. Stanford last played in a Regional in 2014 (won Bloomington, lost Super Regional at Vanderbilt), and last hosted a Regional in 2012.