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The Utah Utes did their part to remain in first place in the Pac-12 baseball standings this past weekend, and they also got some help.  The Utes took two of three games with Stanford at Smith's Ballpark. Just as significant was last-place Washington State's winning two of three games vs. Washington in Seattle, dropping the Huskies a game below Utah. Arizona State also helped the Utes by winning two of three games vs. Arizona, keeping the Wildcats from climbing any higher than third place.  A lot can happen in the remaining two weeks of the season, but it sure looks like the race will come down to a three game series between Utah and Washington, May 27-29 at Smith's Ballpark. This week, Utah (15-9) plays a series at California and Washington (14-10) hosts Stanford. Arizona (15-12) closes its Pac-12 schedule with a series at Oregon, so the Utes and Huskies should know what they have to do, going into their series next week. Fourth-place Arizona State (13-11) visits UCLA this week.  Utah hosts BYU in its final nonconference game, Tuesday ( 7 p.m.) at Smith's Ballpark.  The Pac-12 standings:  Utah 15-9 Washington 14-10 Arizona 15-12 Arizona State 13-11 Oregon 12-12 USC 12-12 Oregon State 11-13 California 11-13 Stanford 11-13 UCLA 11-13 Washington State 10-17 – Kurt Kragthorpe