Six Selected All-Pac-12

STANFORD, Calif. - Six Stanford players were selected to the All-Pac-12 Baseball team as announced by the conference office on Thursday. Colton HockNico HoernerDuke Kinamon and Matt Winaker received top honors, while Tyler Thorne and Daniel Bakst were honorable mention selections. 

In addition, Hoerner was named the shortstop, and Winaker was picked as the first baseman for the All-Pac-12 Defensive Team.

Hock leads the nation with a school record 16 saves this season, and has a team-best 1.94 ERA. Thorne complimented Hock out of the bullpen with the team's second-best ERA (2.36), a team-high 28 appearances and a 4-1 record with two saves. 

In the middle infield, Hoerner led all Pac-12 players with 52 hits in conference play, led the team with 20 multi-hit games,  and impressed with his defensive play at shortstop. Meanwhile, Kinamon had a .986 fielding percentage at second base, stole 13 bases -- the most for a Cardinal since 2009 -- and had 13 multi-hit games.

Winaker was a two-time Pac-12 Player of the Week, and enters the postseason among the Top 10 in the Pac-12 in walks, runs, on-base percentage, runs batted in, home runs and slugging percentage.

Bakst is second on the team with a .317 average in his rookie season. The designated hitter has had two hit streaks of more than nine games, including the longest of the season (11) for the Cardinal. 

This is the second All-Pac-12 recognition for Winaker and Hock. Winaker was also an All-Defensive Team selection for the second straight season.

No. 8 Stanford (40-14, 21-9 Pac-12) posted its best regular season since 2004 and will host the NCAA Regionals for the first time since 2012. The Cardinal opens play Thursday night against Sacramento State at 6 p.m. on

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