After Saturday's heartbreaking 1-0 loss to sixth-ranked Cal, a loss in which Fresno State only gave up one hit, the Bulldogs bounced back Sunday in their Fresno State Classic finale against St. Mary's.
Fresno State baseball will open the season without All-WAC slugger Dusty Robinson in the lineup, after the school announced on Friday that he's been suspended the first five games for violating department policy.
With memories of the Diamond Dogs piling up on the pitcher's mound fresh in Fresno's mind, we are reminded just how rare it is for college student athletes to win a national title. But for Grizzlies outfielder Tyler Graham, catching the final out and the celebrations that follow are all too familiar.
After 50 Rounds, the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft wrapped up on Wednesday with one glaring omission. Fresno State slugger and Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year Jordan Ribera was not among the players taken.
"We didn't perform the way we're supposed to, the way we're capable of," said Bulldogs First Baseman Jordan Ribera. "And as a result we're not going to a regional. A result of our laziness and I guess expecting to get in."