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Stanford-North Carolina State Baseball Game Notes (June 2, 2006)
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 06/02/2006

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• Stanford improved to 118-58 in NCAA postseason play and 66-25 in regional action by winning its postseason opener for the seventh time in the last eight seasons while making its 13th consecutive postseason appearance and 27th overall (24 in the regional)

• Stanford recorded double-digit hits for the ninth time in its last 11 games and improved its season batting average to .281, equaling a season-high mark the Cardinal stood at after pounding out a season-high 19 hits at Pacific on May 24

• Stanford played errorless baseball to extend its best string of errorless games this season to four in a row

• Stanford played North Carolina State for the first time ever on Friday

Greg Reynolds recorded his fifth complete game in his last six outings and has now thrown more in a season than any Cardinal pitcher since John Hudgins went the distance eight times in 2003

Greg Reynolds has now pitched at least 7.2 innings in eight of his Pac-10 co-leading 17 starts and at least 5.1 frames in all 17

Greg Reynolds retired 13 batters in a row (14 outs including a double play) between a walk to Ryan Pond with no outs in the second three consecutive two-out singles from Matt Camp, Ramon Corona and Aaron Bates that led to a Wolfpack run in the bottom of the sixth

Grant Escue had a pair of hits to record his fifth multiple-hit game in his last six contests

Jim Rapoport tied a season-high with his third three-hit game of the campaign and had his first career two-double contest

Ryan Seawell extended his career-high hit streak to seven games with a fourth inning single

Ryan Seawell was hit by a pitch for his team-leading 15th time and is now tied for ninth on the school's all-time single season list in the category

Chris Minaker recorded his first sacrifice fly of the season in the top of the sixth inning

Chris Minaker hit the 49th double of his career in the first inning to move within one double of 10th-place on the school's all-time list

Chris Minaker started his 153rd consecutive game at shortstop and has played every inning at the position in the last two seasons, while Chris Lewis started his 115th straight contest with both players having started every game each of the past two campaigns

• Head coach Mark Marquess picked up his 1255th career victory (all at Stanford) to move into a tie for 12th-place on the all-time win list for NCAA Division I coaches by equaling Jack Stallings, who won 1255 games in 39 seasons at Georgia Southern



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