Commentary

LSU's offense dominates the Top 25 as Workman delivers for Longhorns

Updated: March 3, 2009, 3:28 PM ET
By Aaron Fitt | Baseball America

In addition to its Top 25 Rankings, Baseball America's Top 25 Tracker offers an in-depth look at each team in this week's rankings.

Dropped out

UCLA (9)
Last Week: 0-5
Overall: 2-6, 0-0 in Pac-10. (0-3 vs. Top 25)
Weekend Series: 1-0
The Bruins followed two midweek losses with an 0-3 weekend. See the College Blog for a rundown on all the action at the Houston College Classic.
Results
Feb. 24: @ UC Santa Barbara -- L 7-6
Feb. 25: UC Riverside -- L 11-1
Feb. 27-March 1: @ Houston College Classic: (10) Rice: L 5-4 (10 innings), (6) Baylor: L 5-1, (5) UC Irvine: L 7-4
Upcoming
March 3: (12) Pepperdine
March 6-8: @ (16) Oklahoma

Stanford (14)
Last Week: 0-4
Overall: 2-5, 0-0 in Pac-10 (0-3 vs. Top 25)
Weekend Series: 1-1
Stanford's five-game winning streak against Cal State Fullerton (including last year's super regional sweep) ended with a thud, as the Cardinal were swept at Fullerton. Stanford managed just six runs in three games, wasting decent starts from junior RHP Jeffrey Inman (6 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER) and freshman LHP Brett Mooneyham (5 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 6 K).
Results
Feb. 25: St. Mary's -- L 5-3
Feb. 27-March 1: @ (7) Cal State Fullerton -- L 8-1, L 3-2, L 9-3
Upcoming
March 3: St. Mary's
March 6-8: (2) Texas

Missouri (16)
Last Week: 1-4
Overall: 2-7, 0-0 in Big 12. (1-2 vs. Top 25)
Weekend Series: 0-0
Missouri bookended its nine-game swing through the Grand Canyon State with wins, but it lost seven straight games in between. Junior RHP Kyle Gibson (7 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 8 K) pitched well Friday but lost a duel to Arizona State ace Mike Leake. Sophomore RHP Nick Tepesch (6.1 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K) gave Mizzou a badly needed strong start in Sunday's travel-curfew-shortened win, and the Tigers scored five runs over the final two innings to snap their skid.
Results
Feb. 24: @ (8) Arizona State -- L 3-1
Feb. 26-March 1: @ DeMarini Invitational, Tempe, Ariz. -- (8) Arizona State: L 2-1, Oregon State: L 12-8, Northern Illinois: L 5-2, (8) Arizona State: W 5-2 (8 innings) 7-4
Upcoming
March 4: Western Illinois
March 6-8: Ball State

Florida (24)
Last Week: 2-3
Overall: 5-3, 0-0 in SEC (3-0 vs. Top 25)
Weekend Series: 1-1
Florida followed its season-opening sweep of Louisville by being swept at home by Miami. Freshman Alex Panteliodis (5.2 IP, 8 H, 2 ER) pitched well in defeat Saturday, but freshman LHP Nick Maronde (3.2 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 4 ER) was hit hard Sunday.
Results
Feb. 24-25: Eastern Michigan -- W 12-0, W 17-6
Feb. 27-March 1: Miami -- L 8-5, L 2-1, L 16-2
Upcoming
March 3: @ Stetson
March 4: Florida Atlantic
March 6-8: Duquesne

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