The Saint Mary's baseball team rallied late but couldn't overcome No. 5-ranked Cal Poly on Tuesday and lost 6-5 in Moraga in the Gaels' final home game of the season.

Saint Mary's (15-37) took a 2-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI triple by starting pitcher Anthony Gonsolin and a run-scoring groundout by Nate Nolan.

Cal Poly (42-10) scored a run in the third inning on a wild pitch, then took the lead in the fourth with three unearned runs. The big hit of the inning was a two-run triple by John Schuknecht.

The Mustangs went ahead 6-2 in the seventh on a two-run single by pinch hitter Brett Barbier. The Gaels rallied in the bottom half of the inning, getting three runs on four hits.

Gonsolin and Nolan each had an RBI single, and Dalton Frize drew a two-out, bases-loaded walk. Michael Valentin followed with a liner to center, but it was caught to end the threat.

"Against a team like this, they're going to take advantage of mistakes," Saint Mary's coach Eric Valenzuela said. "They're going to take advantage of hit batters, not making errors and of non-plays. That's what they did. We had plenty of opportunities. We didn't execute offensively early. It could've been a lot worse than this. They left 11 guys on, and we were able to fight and get out of some jams."

Saint Mary's concludes its regular season with a three-game weekend series at Santa Clara. The games are at 6 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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    It was San Jose State's first baseball win against Stanford since 2012.