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Baseball Opens Fall Practice

Stanford Baseball is back in action. The 2005 edition opened their fall practice season this weekend with a pair of intrasquad games and we've got a detailed report. Read on for some freshmen hitters already making noise, a variety of returning pitchers starting strong, plus other news and notes surrounding the Cardinal baseball team that you won't find anywhere else.

Before I get to the two intrasquad games from yesterday and earlier today, here are a few quick notes on defensive alignments and batting practice: * Before each intrasquad game, the team participated in their standard infield/outfield drill.  The first thing you notice is all the new faces out in the outfield.  Stanford's top four outfielders from last season's team (Sam Fuld, Danny Putnam... Recommended Stories