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Baseball Preview: USC

Castro looking to heat up versus USC

The Cardinal have struggled mightily this season against ranked opponents with just one victory in six games. They'll get another shot at a top-flight club this weekend when the 20th ranked USC Trojans come to town for a three-game series. Stanford has won eight of their last nine overall while USC has claimed four straight series victories. Here is a preview of the non-conference tilt.

Stanford's long winning streak of eight games ended on Tuesday night at Santa Clara with an ugly 13-5 loss to the Broncos.  The Cardinal now sit at 10-6 this year and begin a crucial three-game, non-conference series with the 20th ranked USC Trojans this weekend at Sunken Diamond.  It's a big weekend for Stanford as they look to continue their strong play at home (9-0 record) in their final series... Recommended Stories