Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPROVO, Utah-Thursday through Saturday, BYU baseball (31-13, 15-6 in West Coast Conference play) hosts San Francisco (27-22, 14-10 in WCC play) for the Cougars’ last homestand of the season. Should BYU win this series as well as next week’s games at Santa Clara, the Cougars will secure the top seed in the WCC tournament May 23-25 at Stockton, Calif. May 8, 2019 /Sports News – Local BYU Baseball Hosts San Francisco This Weekend Senior outfielder Brock Hale continues to lead the Cougars in batting average (.341) and home runs (8). Sophomore infielder Jackson Cluff continues to lead BYU in RBI (48). The Dons are led by redshirt junior catcher Robert Emery in batting average (.318). Tags: Alex Pham/Brock Hale/BYU Baseball/Easton Walker/Jackson Cluff/Jonathan Allen/Julian Washburn/Justin Sterner/Reid McLaughlin/Robert Emery/San Francisco Baseball/Santa Clara Sophomore right-handed pitcher Julian Washburn has the Dons’ best record at 8-1 and his fellow sophomore right-hander Alex Pham has a team-best 76 strikeouts. Senior outfielder Jonathan Allen leads San Francisco in both home runs (17) and RBI (54). Written by Sophomore right-handed pitcher Easton Walker (6-0, 1.30 ERA) is the ace of the Cougars’ staff. Freshman right-hander Reid McLaughlin (5-1, 2.06 ERA) and sophomore right-hander Justin Sterner (8-3, 2.63 ERA) are stalwarts on the mound for BYU as well.