USC Picture Of The Day

Here is legendary USC baseball coach Rod Dedeaux talking to second baseman Mike Gillespie in 1962. Gillespie succeeded Dedeaux and won a national title in 1998. USC needs to find a way to regain the tradition that these coaches instilled. It has one NCAA Tournament appearance since Gillespie was fired in 2006. USC has unique challenges as a private school with baseball’s scholarship limitations but … Continue reading USC Picture Of The Day

Sunday Buzz: What Is Going On With USC Baseball?

USC lost to UCLA, 19-2, on Saturday. The Trojans lost to the Bruins, 16-1, on Friday. That means USC was outscored, 35-3, in two games. Think it was a fluke? Earlier in the year, Stanford outscored USC, 34-2, in a three-game series. USC is 18-17 overall and 6-11 in the Pac-12. The Trojans are in eighth place in the conference. Can USC coach Dan Hubbs … Continue reading Sunday Buzz: What Is Going On With USC Baseball?

USC Baseball Pac-12 Woes Continue

USC lost to Washington, 9-5, at Dedeaux Field today. The Huskies won the series, 2-1. This comes on the heels of USC getting swept at Stanford last weekend and outscored, 34-2. USC is now 3-6 in the Pac-12 and 13-11 overall. And Washington is 6-3 despite a 13-11 overall record. Here’s a worse stat: Since 2010, Washington is 10-2 at Dedeaux Field and has won four-straight … Continue reading USC Baseball Pac-12 Woes Continue

Mike Gillespie Continues Domination Over USC

UC Irvine defeated USC, 8-7, earlier this week. That meant former USC coach Mike Gillespie is 16-5 against the Trojans since he took over at Irvine. Gillespie is retiring at the end of this season. Great decision by former USC athletic director Mike Garrett to fire Gillespie in 2006, by the way. Gillespie won an NCAA title at USC in 1998 and also won a … Continue reading Mike Gillespie Continues Domination Over USC