Washington State baseball team suffered a 13-5 defeat against California at Bailey-Brayton Field, with a controversial go-ahead run for Cal in the eighth inning.

By the Numbers
  • Nate Swarts had two hits and scored twice.
  • Cougar starting pitcher Connor Wilford struck out seven batters.
  • Cal scored 10 runs in the ninth inning.
Yes, But

The controversial call in the eighth inning stirred the game's momentum in Cal's favor.

State of Play
  • Washington State stands at 17-16, 7-10 Pac-12, while California is at 19-14, 7-10 Pac-12.
  • The series concludes Sunday at 12:05 p.m.
What's Next

The upcoming game will be crucial for Washington State to bounce back and secure a series split.

Bottom Line

Despite a strong start, Washington State's baseball team faced a setback against California due to a controversial call, highlighting the importance of maintaining momentum in high-stakes games.