HOT COUGAR ACTION: Baseball Falls To California

The WSU baseball team lost 8-0 to California Sunday and in doing so lost the weekend series two games to one.

I wouldn't go as far as to say losing this series kills all hope WSU has of making the postseason, but it did serious damage. The Cougars have 13 games remaining and might need to win as many as 10 of them to earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament. That will be a tall order considering eight of the 13 games will be played away from Pullman.

Donnie Marbut's displeasure with Sunday's loss was evident after the game. Christian Caple covered the game and got this damning quote from Marbut.

"We quit today, and that’s the cardinal sin," said Marbut, not bothering to mask his disgust. "You just don’t do that."

The Cougars will now head to Pasco for a Tuesday game against Portland.

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Cal Baseball Shuts Out Washington State, 8-0 - The University of California Official Athletic Site
Bolstered by a complete-game, two-hit shutout effort from Cal junior left-hander Justin Jones, the Golden Bears blanked Washington State, 8-0, Sunday afternoon (May 6) at Bailey-Brayton Field in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars Shut Out by California - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site

PULLMAN, Wash. - Justin Jones fired a two-hit shutout and California downed Washington State 8-0 in Pac-12 Conference baseball, Sunday.

Cougar baseball loses series to Cal - - May 6, 2012

PULLMAN – The coach spoke many words in the dugout after this shellacking finally ended, though little of that speech was audible to anyone but the players who occupied the benches.


JIM MOORE: Walden will be missed on WSU football broadcast " Kitsap Sun

Whatever the reasons were, I know this — I will miss Jim Walden on the Cougar football radio broadcasts.

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