Santa Clara Baseball Newsletter
March / 28 / 2014
Upcoming Games


Friday, March 28
at Pacific (6:00pm at Klein Family Field)


Saturday, March 29
at Pacific (2:00pm at Klein Family Field) 


Sunday, March 30
at Pacific (1:00pm at Klein Family Field)   


Baseball Heads to Pacific for Second WCC Series

Continuing its stretch of five road games in six days, Santa Clara baseball plays its second West Coast Conference series of the 2014 season on the road at University of the Pacific March 28-30. The Broncos and Tigers meet for the series opener Fri., March 28 at 6 p.m. before start times of 2 p.m. on March 29 and 1 p.m. on March 30.

The Broncos return to northern California after a two-game set at San Diego State University March 25-26. In the opener March 25, the Broncos led 1-0 in the second and 2-1 in the third before the Aztecs scored multiple runs in three of four innings, including a five-run fourth, to win 12-4. On March 26, the Broncos scored three runs in the top of the fourth to take a 3-2 lead and San Diego State scored runs in the sixth and eighth to win 4-3.

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Scores, Recaps, Box Scores and More from Last Five Games  

Game 21 

vs Pepperdine (Loss 1-0)


Game 22

vs Pepperdine (Loss 4-2)


Game 23  

vs Pepperdine (Loss 10-0)


Game 24

at San Diego State (Loss 12-4)


Game 25

at San Diego State (Loss 4-3)




Former Bronco, Tommy Medica, Fighting for Padres Roster Spot

Officially, three or four roster spots remained open as the Padres, some 96 hours from opening night, departed Arizona on Wednesday. Manager Bud Black said the team may delay setting its 25-man roster until the weekend, just before the Dodgers visit San Diego.

Friday and Saturday, the Padres will play exhibition games against the Indians at the University of San Diego. Sunday evening, a sellout crowd will descend upon Petco Park for the real thing. Still to be determined: a fifth starter, a final relief job, a (possible) third catcher and a right-handed reserve.


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MLB, Players Union to Finalize Stiffer PED Penalties Soon

Major League Baseball and its players union are expected to finalize a deal early next week that will bring stiffer penalties for users of performance-enhancing drugs, according to a report late Wednesday evening from Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports.

Citing a top-ranking MLB official who requested anonymity, Nightengale reported that the deal will also seek to bring "widespread carbon isotope testing"  to help detect a synthetic testosterone, according to the report. The move comes in the wake of the suspension of 14 players from the league last season for receiving performance-enhancing drugs from the South Florida health clinic Biogenesis despite none of them failing a drug test.


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