Baseball

UA looks to bounce back in conference play

The Arizona baseball team continued to slide in the national and Pac-12 rankings after being swept for the second straight weekend, this time by No. 14 Stanford. The Wildcats were swept by Utah April 20–22. Read more

Jared Oliva almost quit before his baseball career took off

Jared Oliva’s path to becoming a key member of the Arizona baseball team and a top Pac-12 talent has been unlike your typical success story. In fact, his journey and achievements almost never materialized, as he at one point mulled over the idea of quitting baseball altogether. Read more

Cesar Salazar used to making sacrifices for the sport he loves

Walking up to the plate with the bases loaded and two outs in the 11th inning against Mississippi State last season, Arizona catcher Cesar Salazar took a deep breath and swung his bat. Blacking out during the midst of the action, Salazar sprinted to first base with the voice of his first base coach yelling in his ear. Salazar soon blinked back into his senses and saw his teammates sprinting toward him as he just hit a walk-off single and punched their ticket to the 2016 College World Series.  Read more

Arizona baseball swept at home by Utah

The Arizona baseball team got swept for only the second time this season after falling to Utah 4-2 in the series finale Saturday night at Hi-Corbett behind an outstanding complete-game effort by Utah left-hander Josh Lapiana. Read more