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Reviewing Baseball's 2013

3B Alex Blandino will have to progress defensively

Stanford baseball has missed the postseason for the third time in seven years. Meanwhile, the Cardinal's Omaha drought has now extended for more than half a decade. Despite some very solid individual years, the 2013 club fell short. The Bootleg examines some of the team's shortcomings.

The sloppy, three-error effort that ended Stanford baseball's 2013 campaign encapsulated the essence of the program's frustrating season, one that officially ended without an NCAA Tournament berth after Sunday's 6-3 loss to UCLA and Monday's announcement of the bracket. The Cardinal (32-22, 16-14 Pac-12) beat the No. 17 Bruins twice on the weekend, but it was a classic case of too little, too late...

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