At No. 7 Stanford on Tuesday

Sophomore Adam Miller will be BYU's starting pitcher at No. 7 Stanford on Tuesday. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

Sophomore Adam Miller (1-2, 4.76) has been named as BYU's starting pitcher for Tuesday evening's baseball game at No. 7 Stanford.

BYU (17-14 overall and 6-3 in the West Coast Conference) plays Stanford (25-10, 8-7 Pac -12) in a non-conference tune-up before returning to league action.  The Cougars begin a three-game series Thursday at the University of San Francisco.

For the USF series, the Cougars retain their most recent pitching rotation with Chris Capper (3-5, 3.26), Marc Oslund (3-0, 3.13)and Desmond Poulson (1-2, 4.15) starting Thursday, Friday and Saturday, respectively.

“Our team is ready to play,” BYU coach Vance Law said. “Unfortunately we did not have games with the recent good weather when we would have had good crowds.

“Facing Stanford is always a challenge because they are a program with a lot of history, but this gives us an opportunity that would help if we could come out with a victory.”

Stanford leads the series 6-2 over BYU, while USF leads the series with the Cougars, 6-3.

“Every weekend is big for us to accomplish goals we have set, so this week is no different in its challenge.”

All four of this week’s games will be broadcast live locally over 960 AM and on the Internet through BYU Radio and Sirius XM 143.

After its fourth California trip of the season, BYU returns home to host league-leading San Diego the first weekend in May.

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