2012 Cal Poly Baseball Headlines

  • Former Mustang Outfielder Logan Schafer Called Up by Brewers
    September 05, 2012
    Former Mustang Outfielder Logan Schafer Called Up by Brewers Former Cal Poly outfielder Logan Schafer is one of four players involved in a September callup by the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday morning.
  • Drobny Sparks Wenatchee to West Coast League Championship
    August 20, 2012
    Drobny Sparks Wenatchee to West Coast League Championship Cal Poly sophomore-to-be utility player Ryan Drobny went 9-for-23 (.391) in the playoffs to spark the Wenatchee AppleSox to the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League championship.
  • Four Mustangs to Compete in WCCBL Championship Series
    August 15, 2012
    Four Mustangs to Compete in WCCBL Championship Series Four Cal Poly baseball players will compete in the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League's championship series starting Wednesday night at Oregon State.
  • Torres Puts Together Eight-Game Hitting Streak for Corvallis Knights
    August 05, 2012
    Torres Puts Together Eight-Game Hitting Streak for Corvallis Knights Cal Poly sophomore-to-be outfielder Nick Torres produced an eight-game hitting streak over the last two weeks playing for the Corvallis Knights in the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League.
  • Armendariz One of Three Mustangs in Northwoods League This Summer
    July 24, 2012
    Armendariz One of Three Mustangs in Northwoods League This Summer Cal Poly outfielder David Armendariz, one of three Mustangs playing summer ball in the Northwoods League, has raised his batting average to .301 for the Green Bay Bullfrogs.
  • Mustangs Making Their Mark in Summer Baseball League Play
    July 10, 2012
    Mustangs Making Their Mark in Summer Baseball League Play Cal Poly infielder Ryan Drobny is hitting well over the .300 mark while catcher Chris Hoo has elevated his batting average 40 points over the last two weeks of summer baseball league play.
  • Haniger Earns ABCA All-American, All-West Region Honors
    June 29, 2012
    Haniger Earns ABCA All-American, All-West Region Honors The fifth and final All-American honor has been bestowed upon former Cal Poly outfielder Mitch Haniger. The current member of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers earned All-West Region and All-American first-team honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association on Friday.
  • Haniger Earns All-American Honor from Perfect Game
    June 27, 2012
    Haniger Earns All-American Honor from Perfect Game Former Cal Poly outfielder Mitch Haniger has earned his fourth All-American honor, landing on the Perfect Game All-American second team.
  • Follow the Mustangs in Summer Baseball Leagues
    June 26, 2012
    Follow the Mustangs in Summer Baseball Leagues Cal Poly infielder Denver Chavez and pitchers Bryan Granger and Braden Young are off to strong starts in summer baseball league play.
  • Follow All Former Mustangs in Minor and Independent Leagues
    June 25, 2012
    Follow All Former Mustangs in Minor and Independent Leagues Former Cal Poly relief pitcher Evan Reed has been elevated to the Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs and earned a victory in his first appearance on the mound Saturday night. Prior to his promotion, Reed pitched in the Southern League All-Star Game in Kodak, Tenn.
  • Haniger Earns All-American Honor from Baseball America
    June 22, 2012
    Haniger Earns All-American Honor from Baseball America Cal Poly junior center fielder Mitch Haniger, the second-highest Mustang ever drafted by Major League Baseball, earned second-team All-America Honors from Baseball America on Friday.
  • Ozzie Smith to Address Sports Information Directors at Convention
    June 20, 2012
    Ozzie Smith to Address Sports Information Directors at Convention Former Cal Poly baseball standout Ozzie Smith, considered by many to be the greatest defensive shortstop in the history of Major League Baseball and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, will be the guest speaker at the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Convention on Tuesday, June 26.
  • Haniger Among Four Mustang Baseball Players Signing Pro Contracts
    June 17, 2012
    Haniger Among Four Mustang Baseball Players Signing Pro Contracts Cal Poly junior center fielder Mitch Haniger, the second-highest Mustang ever drafted by Major League Baseball, signed his first professional contract Friday.
  • Grim Drafted in 17th Round by Orioles; Anderson Signs With Blue Jays
    June 07, 2012
    Grim Drafted in 17th Round by Orioles; Anderson Signs With Blue Jays Cal Poly junior right-handed pitcher Nick Grim was drafted for the second time in as many years Wednesday, selected in the 17th round by the Baltimore Orioles. Immediately after the draft concluded Wednesday afternoon, Mustang senior southpaw Kyle Anderson signed a free agent contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • Relief Pitcher Reed Reilly Earns Freshman All-America Honor
    June 07, 2012
    Relief Pitcher Reed Reilly Earns Freshman All-America Honor Cal Poly redshirt freshman relief pitcher Reed Reilly has been named to Collegiate Baseball newspaper’s freshman All-America team.
  • Cal Poly Shortstop Mike Miller Drafted in Ninth Round by Red Sox
    June 06, 2012
    Cal Poly Shortstop Mike Miller Drafted in Ninth Round by Red Sox Cal Poly senior shortstop Mike Miller was selected in the ninth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday by the Boston Red Sox.
  • Outfielder Mitch Haniger Second-Highest Draft Pick in Mustang History
    June 05, 2012
    Outfielder Mitch Haniger Second-Highest Draft Pick in Mustang History Cal Poly junior center fielder Mitch Haniger is the second-highest Mustang ever drafted by Major League Baseball. Haniger was the 38th overall pick in the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Monday, chosen in the Compensation A round by the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • Haniger, Wagman Earn Top Mustang Baseball Awards
    June 04, 2012
    Haniger, Wagman Earn Top Mustang Baseball Awards Cal Poly outfielder Mitch Haniger earned the Cal Poly baseball team's Ozzie Smith Most Valuable Player award for 2012 while right-hander Joey Wagman has been named winner of the Mike Krukow Outstanding Pitcher award. Both are juniors. Mustang 10th-year head baseball coach Larry Lee announced the team award winners Monday.
  • Haniger Earns All-America Honor From College Sports Madness
    June 01, 2012
    Haniger Earns All-America Honor From College Sports Madness Cal Poly junior outfielder Mitch Haniger has landed a second All-American honor, this time from College Sports Madness. Honored by Collegiate Baseball newspaper on Thursday, Haniger earned a spot on College Sports Madness' third team.
  • Outfielder Mitch Haniger Earns Louisville Slugger All-America Honors
    May 31, 2012
    Outfielder Mitch Haniger Earns Louisville Slugger All-America Honors Cal Poly’s first baseball All-American in five years is junior outfielder Mitch Haniger. Earlier this week the Archbishop Mitty High School graduate became the third Mustang to earn Big West Conference Player of the Year honors. Haniger is a second-team Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-America selection by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.
  • Despite No Postseason, Plenty of Positives to 2012 Baseball Season
    May 30, 2012
    Despite No Postseason, Plenty of Positives to 2012 Baseball Season A three-week stretch in which Cal Poly held late leads or were tied late in five games and couldn’t hold on ultimately proved costly in the Mustangs’ bid for a second NCAA regional playoff berth. Nevertheless, there are numerous positives to glean from the Mustangs' 2012 baseball season.
  • Haniger Third Mustang to Earn Big West Baseball Player of the Year Honor
    May 29, 2012
    Haniger Third Mustang to Earn Big West Baseball Player of the Year Honor Cal Poly junior outfielder Mitch Haniger has become the third Mustang to earn Big West Conference Player of the Year honors. Haniger is one of seven Mustangs to earn first-team All-Big West honors.
  • Cal Poly Baseball Not Selected for 2012 NCAA Tournament
    May 28, 2012
    Cal Poly Baseball Not Selected for 2012 NCAA Tournament For the first time in 26 years, the Big West Conference will send just one representative to the NCAA baseball regionals. Conference champion Cal State Fullerton will make its 21st consecutive trip to a regional while Cal Poly, despite finishing alone in second place, winner of 14 of its last 17 games and the team with the most wins in the Big West during the regular season with 36, was not extended an at-large invitation.
  • Outfielder David Armendariz Repeats as Big West Player of the Week
    May 28, 2012
    Outfielder David Armendariz Repeats as Big West Player of the Week For the second straight week, Cal Poly sophomore outfielder David Armendariz has been named Big West Conference Field Player of the Week.
  • Cal Poly Completes Big West Series Sweep vs. UC Riverside With 6-0 Win
    May 27, 2012
    Cal Poly Completes Big West Series Sweep vs. UC Riverside With 6-0 Win The Cal Poly baseball team produced its third straight 16-hit offensive attack and rode the brilliant pitching of freshman right-hander Bryan Granger to a 6-0 shutout over UC Riverside in the final game of the 2012 regular season Sunday afternoon at the Riverside Sports Complex.
  • Cal Poly Clinches Big West Series Against UC Riverside With 15-9 Win
    May 26, 2012
    Cal Poly Clinches Big West Series Against UC Riverside With 15-9 Win Senior southpaw Kyle Anderson earned his 10th victory of the season and sophomore left fielder David Armendariz drove in three runs with a trio of doubles as Cal Poly clinched its three-game Big West Conference baseball series Saturday night at UC Riverside with a 15-9 victory.
  • Cal Poly Baseball to Close Out 2012 Regular Season at UC Riverside
    May 25, 2012
    Cal Poly Baseball to Close Out 2012 Regular Season at UC Riverside Cal Poly (33-20, 13-8 Big West), which earned its fifth series sweep of the year and has won 11 of its last 14 games to move 13 games above the .500 mark, wraps up the 2012 regular season this weekend with a three-game Big West Conference series at UC Riverside (21-28 with games Tuesday at Loyola Marymount and Wednesday at USC, 9-12 Big West) in the Riverside Sports Complex.
  • Wagman Strikes Out 11 as Cal Poly Defeats UC Riverside, 11-2
    May 25, 2012
    Wagman Strikes Out 11 as Cal Poly Defeats UC Riverside, 11-2 Joey Wagman struck out a career-high 11 batters while Chris Hoo and Mitch Haniger smashed three-run home runs as Cal Poly opened its three-game Big West Conference baseball series at UC Riverside with an 11-2 victory Friday night in the Riverside Sports Complex.
  • Cal Poly Shortstop Miller Remains on Brooks Wallace Award Watch List
    May 22, 2012
    Cal Poly Shortstop Miller Remains on Brooks Wallace Award Watch List Cal Poly senior shortstop Mike Miller remains on the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award watch list. The original quarterfinal-round list of 50 nominees was pared to 25 by the National College Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
  • Cal Poly Outfielder David Armendariz Named Big West Player of the Week
    May 21, 2012
    Cal Poly Outfielder David Armendariz Named Big West Player of the Week Cal Poly sophomore outfielder David Armendariz, who went 6-for-10, drove in seven runs and stole four bases in four baseball games last week, has been named Big West Conference Field Player of the Week.
  • Cal Poly Baseball Scores Eight Late Runs for 9-8 Win Over UCSB
    May 20, 2012
    Cal Poly Baseball Scores Eight Late Runs for 9-8 Win Over UCSB Sophomore third baseman Jimmy Allen singled to left-center field to drive in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth inning as Cal Poly scored four times in each of its final two at-bats to turn a 7-1 deficit into a 9-8 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Sunday before 1,316 in Baggett Stadium.
  • Three-Run Home Run by Haniger Highlights Cal Poly’s 15-5 Win Over UCSB
    May 19, 2012
    Three-Run Home Run by Haniger Highlights Cal Poly’s 15-5 Win Over UCSB Junior center fielder Mitch Haniger’s three-run home run highlighted an 11-run fifth-inning rally as Cal Poly erased a 5-3 deficit and beat UC Santa Barbara 15-5 in the second game of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Saturday afternoon before 1,247 in Baggett Stadium.
  • Wagman Tosses Five-Hit Complete Game as Cal Poly Beats UCSB, 5-1
    May 18, 2012
    Wagman Tosses Five-Hit Complete Game as Cal Poly Beats UCSB, 5-1 Junior right-hander Joey Wagman, who never pitched a complete game in high school, earned his first collegiate complete game Friday night with a five-hitter as Cal Poly defeated Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara 5-1 in the opener of a Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 1,226 in Baggett Stadium.
  • Cal Poly to Host UCSB for Final Home Games of 2012 Baseball Season
    May 17, 2012
    Cal Poly to Host UCSB for Final Home Games of 2012 Baseball Season Cal Poly (30-20, 10-8 Big West), which has won at least 30 games eight times in the last 13 seasons and has clinched its 10th winning season since 2000, plays its final home games of the 2012 campaign this weekend, hosting UC Santa Barbara (24-24, 10-11 Big West) for a three-game Big West Conference series inside Baggett Stadium. First pitches are set for 6 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.
  • Cal Poly to Visit CSU Bakersfield on Tuesday for Final Midweek Game
    May 15, 2012
    Cal Poly to Visit CSU Bakersfield on Tuesday for Final Midweek Game Cal Poly (29-20, 10-8 Big West), which has won seven of 12 weekend series, including four sweeps, and is in fourth place in the Big West Conference standings, plays its final non-conference and midweek contest of the 2012 season Tuesday night, visiting CSU Bakersfield (20-25, Independent) for a single game at Hardt Field. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.
  • Cal Poly Baseball Rallies to Beat CSU Bakersfield, 6-2
    May 15, 2012
    Cal Poly Baseball Rallies to Beat CSU Bakersfield, 6-2 Jimmy Allen’s RBI triple in the fifth inning snapped a 2-2 tie and Cal Poly, which trailed 2-1, earned a 6-2 victory over CSU Bakersfield in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night at Hardt Field.
  • CSU Bakersfield Salvages One Win in Baseball Series Against Cal Poly, 6-4
    May 13, 2012
    CSU Bakersfield Salvages One Win in Baseball Series Against Cal Poly, 6-4 Junior southpaw Jeff McKenzie scattered nine hits and threw 142 pitches in his fourth complete game of the season as CSU Bakersfield defeated Cal Poly 6-4 in the final game of a three-game non-conference baseball series Sunday afternoon in Baggett Stadium.
  • Allen Sparks Cal Poly to 11-4 Baseball Victory Over CSU Bakersfield
    May 12, 2012
    Allen Sparks Cal Poly to 11-4 Baseball Victory Over CSU Bakersfield Sophomore third baseman Jimmy Allen tripled, doubled and drove in three runs as Cal Poly scored 10 times in the first four innings and coasted to an 11-4 victory over CSU Bakersfield on Saturday night in Baggett Stadium.
  • Cal Poly Scores Early For 6-1 Series-Opening Victory over CSU Bakersfield
    May 11, 2012
    Cal Poly Scores Early For 6-1 Series-Opening Victory over CSU Bakersfield Mike Miller collected three hits, Tim Wise and Nick Torres homered and Joey Wagman allowed one unearned run in eight innings as Cal Poly opened its three-game non-conference baseball series against CSU Bakersfield with a 6-1 victory Friday night in Baggett Stadium.
  • Cal Poly to Host CSU Bakersfield for Three-Game Non-Conference Series
    May 10, 2012
    Cal Poly to Host CSU Bakersfield for Three-Game Non-Conference Series Cal Poly (27-19, 10-8 Big West), which has won six of 11 weekend series, including four sweeps, and is in fourth place in the Big West Conference standings, takes a break from Big West play this weekend by hosting CSU Bakersfield (19-23, Independent) for a three-game non-conference series in Baggett Stadium. First pitches are set for 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
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