No. 9 Washington beats Stanford 7-2, clinches sixth-straight series

April 12, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

The No. 9 Washington Baseball team made the clutch defensive plays when it needed to, holding Stanford to two runs in its 7-2 win on Montlake. Highlighted by Braden Bishop's home-run-robbing catch in the third and Andrew Ely's fourth inning diving stop, the Huskies got out of several jams early and often. Starting pitcher Tyler Davis earned his seventh win.  The Huskies warm up prior to their 7-2 win against Stanford. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Starting pitcher Tyler Davis pitches in the first inning of Washington's 7-2 win over Stanford. Davis pitched 5 2-3 innings and gave up two runs in the game. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Stanford shortstop Drew Jackson leaps over centerfielder Braden Bishop while after getting an out in the first inning of Washington's 7-2 win against the Cardinal. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Second baseman Andrew Ely runs to third in the first inning of Washington's 7-2 win against Stanford. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Shortstop Erik Forgione singles in the second inning of Washington's 7-2 win against Stanford. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Second baseman Andrew Ely lays down a sacrifice bunt in the second inning of Washington's 7-2 win against Stanford. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Centerfielder Braden Bishop robs a homerun from Stanford's Alex Blandino in the third inning of Washington's 7-2 win against Stanford. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Fans sit in the "Cheer Garden," an area of Husky Ballpark which sells alcohol. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Second baseman Andrew Ely makes a diving stop in the fourth inning to end the inning and leave three Stanford runners on base. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Second baseman Andrew Ely reacts after making a diving stop in the fourth inning to end the inning and leave three Stanford runners on base. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Homeplate umpire Patrick Riley breaks up a fight between Stanford and UW players. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) A fan sits stoically with a stuffed husky on his head during Washington's 7-2 win against Stanford. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Shortstop Erik Forgione tries but can't come up with a double play in the seventh inning of Washington's 7-2 win against Stanford. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Will Sparks takes a few practice cuts in the dugout during Washington's 7-2 win against Stanford. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily) Relief pitcher Troy Rallings reacts after Washington's 7-2 win against Stanford. The UW has now clinched six-straight series. (Joshua Bessex / The Daily)


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