Reports of the Tigers' demise have been... well, they're B.S. To further paraphrase a certain Mr. Clemens
, be careful about reading preseason predictions, because you may die of a misprint. Forget about all the graduations - last night's road trouncing of Western Kentucky proves that Pacific deserves to be the favorite in the Big West.Last night, a California Swede in King Diddle's Court triumphed over a group of Celebrated Jumping Frogs of Warren County. Mr. Maraker paced Pacific out to an early 10-0 lead, then he and his buddy Anthony Esparza
tandemed on a gamebreaking 18-7 after the halftime speeches. With 34 and 12, the senior leader recorded his sixth dub-dub of the young season. As the greatest-ever American writer once said, "If you have a mobile big guy with soft hands, you're going to win a lot of ballgames." OK, so he didn't really say that.