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Solid pitching and defense earns a series win

Wildcat batter takes a swing in a home game against Cal State San Bernardino.
March 9, 2020

The Wildcats picked up a series win at Nettleton Stadium on Sunday after taking down the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes 9-0. This makes for back-to-back series wins for the Wildcats.     Skylar...

Wildcats take the series lead

The Wildcats warm up going into the third inning against Cal State San Bernardino.
March 8, 2020

The Wildcat baseball team (14-7) flipped the script on Cal State San Bernardino (7-14) on Saturday, winning 3-0 after losing their last matchup 0-3.  Chico State had the four-game series tied...

Wildcats hand San Francisco State their first loss of the season

LHP Grant Larson pitching against the Gators.
February 19, 2020

It was an exciting day at Nettleton Stadium as the Wildcats took on the San Francisco State University Gators in game one of a four game series. Coming into the game, the Gators were undefeated, having...

Wildcats take series win over SF State Gators

Daniel Foret praised by teammates after ending the inning.
February 16, 2020

With a 2-2 count, two outs and two men on, Adam Muñoz stepped up in the bottom of the seventh inning looking to put up the go-ahead runs. Muñoz did exactly that and drilled one to center field to add...

Wildcats split doubleheader, snagging the series lead

Daniel Foret on the mound for the Wildcats,
February 16, 2020

On Saturday, the Chico State Wildcat baseball team hosted the San Francisco State Gators in a doubleheader. The Wildcats took a tough loss in game one, 2-7, and won a nail biter in game two, 1-0.  These...

Wildcats hand San Francisco State their first loss on the season

Chico State hitter bunts the ball down the third base line.
February 15, 2020

It was an exciting day at Nettleton Stadium as the Wildcats took on the San Francisco State Gators in game one of a four game series. Coming into the game, the Gators were undefeated having won their...

Wildcats sweep Sunbirds in home series opener with 37 runs

Aidan Rasmusson gets excited after scoring a run.
February 9, 2020

In the bottom of the ninth inning in game two of the double header, Willie Lajoie stepped up to bat in a crucial situation for the Wildcats. Pressure was on. Lajoie drilled one up the left-center gap right...

The Wildcats rock Nettleton Stadium in home opener

The Wildcats cheer their teammates on.
February 8, 2020

JT Navarro stepped up to the plate in the the top of the third inning with the bases loaded and a four run lead. Navarro wasted no time, swung at the first pitch he saw and blasted a towering moon shot...

Despite preseason honors, Wildcats’ Santos keeps individual stats in perspective

Senior Cameron Santos jogs off the field after making a play. Photo Courtesy: Cameron Santos
January 31, 2018

Cameron Santos is a senior infielder on Chico State’s baseball team and was recently awarded preseason first-team honors for the all-west region. When asked about first-team honors, Santos said,...

New year, same mindset for Chico State baseball

Wildcats warm up prior to the 2017 season Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell
January 22, 2018

After going 45-11 overall and 34-4 in conference last year, the Chico State baseball team has a tough reputation to live up to this year.Winning baseball has been a staple for the Wildcats the past few...

Wildcats lose their first series of the year

April 11, 2017

Chico State baseball lost their series against the second place UC San Diego Tritons this weekend, making the race for first place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association even closer than before....

Making it to first in the nation

Making it to first in the nation
April 5, 2017

The Chico State men’s baseball team is number one in the country for Division II. With a mix of savvy veterans and key newcomers, the Wildcats are a tough team to beat. The team is currently 27-5...

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