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Wildcats clinch CCAA playoffs in doubleheader against SF State

Eddie Zavala takes a swing in a game against Cal State San Marcos on April 5, 2019. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson
May 3, 2019

The Wildcats baseball team traveled to San Francisco and clinched a playoff berth in Friday's doubleheader. Game one San Francisco State jumped on the Wildcats in the first inning with four runs,...

Larson shines as playoffs loom for Wildcats

Grant Larson stares down a Sonoma batter, contemplating which pitch he will deliver next against the opposing batter. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson
April 26, 2019

The Chico State baseball team won their game against Sonoma State Friday by a score of 4-2. With the win, Chico State moves into fifth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association division standings. The...

Walks cost Wildcats against the Toros

First baseman Dustin Miller tries to tag out Cal State San Marcos runner on Saturday, April 7, 2019. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson
April 13, 2019

Chico State loses two games as they issued 12 walks and were outscored 17-5 in the first half of their series against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Friday’s game: Not much went well for the Wildcats...

Chico State baseball split series against Cal State San Marcos

Grant Larson delivers a powerful sidearm pitch to the San Marcos batter during Friday's game. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson
April 9, 2019

Chico State had a mixed bag over the weekend. Coming off of three straight losses in La Jolla the Wildcats needed wins against Cal State San Marcos with just a month left in the season. They ended up...

Wildcats drop series to No. 8 UC San Diego

On Sunday against UC San Diego Dustin Miller (25) had an RBI triple in the first inning.
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March 31, 2019

The Wildcats lose the series against No. 8 UC San Diego after the Tritons bats woke up in the second half of the series.After the Wildcats shutout UC San Diego for 15 innings, the Tritons outscored the...

Wildcats silence number eight ranked UC San Diego

Sid Lacy came into the eighth inning in game one of Saturday's doubleheader and pitched 2/3 of scoreless baseball. He allowed one hit, a walk and zero runs to score. 
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March 30, 2019

The Wildcats split the first two games of the series against, number eight ranked, UC San Diego, which started with 15 straight shutout innings before the Tritons bats woke up in their final two innings...

Wildcats baseball’s unbeaten streak broken at 10 in doubleheader

Wildcats baseball's unbeaten streak broken at 10 in doubleheader
March 24, 2019

Chico State's series against Cal State Los Angeles was supposed to start on Friday, but rain once again postponed it and the end result being a doubleheader on Sunday to settle the series. "They've...

Wildcats sweep Pioneers after the rain

Grant Larson delivers a pitch to a Stanislaus State Warriors batter in Sunday's game on Feb. 17, 2019. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson
March 11, 2019

Wildcats baseball won three games within six hours Monday afternoon against Cal State East Bay, making it five straight wins for the team. Game one: On Sunday Turner Olson hit a three-run home run...

Wildcats baseball team holds on in game one, shutout in second

Chico State third baseman Kristian Scott attempts to tag Simpsons' Creed Smith in the fifth inning. Photo credit: Brandon Downs
February 7, 2019

Chico State’s baseball team split Friday's doubleheader with the Simpson Red Hawks, giving the Wildcats their first loss of the season.Game one:The Wildcats were up 10-2 in the ninth inning of the...

Wildcats baseball sets high goals for the year

Wildcats baseball captains from left to right: Tyler Stofiel (13), Alex DeVito (34), Brandon Hernadez (32), and Grant Larson (51). Photo credit: Brian Luong
February 6, 2019

The Wildcats baseball team looked to get back into the swing of things after they headed down for a series against Fresno Pacific to start the 2019 campaign. Aside from a rain delay that canceled their...

Larson, Beavers throw two-hitter to finish Chico State baseball regular season

Chico State first basemanRJ Hassey tags out Stanislaus State's John Holleran at first base after a wild throw during the second game played on May 4. Photo credit: Martin Chang
May 5, 2018

The Chico State baseball team lost the first game of a doubleheader to Stanislaus State, but finished its regular season with a victory as pitchers Grant Larson and Dan Beavers combined to throw a two-hitter...

Seniors finish strong as Wildcats baseball takes 3 of 4 from Toros

Kyle Blakeman celebrates with fellow seniors RJ Hassey, 22, and Cameron Santos, 23, following his solo home run Sunday. Photo credit: Martin Chang
April 23, 2018

After dropping the opener by a score of 5-6, the Chico State baseball team was able to get its series win against Cal State Dominguez Hills after winning three games in a row by scores of 13-0, 7-0, and...

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