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Sloppy Defense Dooms Stanford

Tough night for Sorgi and the Cardinal infield

Defensive struggles continue to plague the Cardinal. On Friday, Stanford committed three late-inning errors resulting in six unearned runs as USC mustered an 11-8 series-opening victory at Sunken Diamond. Offensively, Stanford rapped out 14 hits, but it wasn't enough to overcome the miscues in the field. Here is a complete game recap.

The Stanford Cardinal should be kicking themselves right now after Friday's difficult loss to the 20th ranked USC Trojans.  Four errors - three of which were critical miscues in the late innings - led to six unearned runs for the Trojans as the visitors posted an 11-8 victory in the opener of the non-conference, three-game series.  To credit USC, the Trojan bats did post 21 hits while relievers...

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