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Chico State baseball wins on wild pitch in first CCAA tournament game

Right fielder Kyle Blakeman launches a home run in the third inning against Cal Poly Pomona Photo credit: Martin Chang

Austin Schreiber

May 11, 2018

The Chico State baseball team emerged victorious with a 4-3 walk-off win in the first round of the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament against Cal Poly Pomona. With the score tied at three heading into the bottom of the ninth, the Wildcats were able to get the leadoff man on base. C...

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #1

This week's Wildcat's of the week participate in the

Austin Schreiber

April 11, 2018

  The Chico State baseball team brings in some of the top players from the state of California and these past four years were no different. This year's senior class has a mix of players who came to Chico straight from high school, transfers who came for two years, as well as a transfer who came...

Stellar relief pitching leads Chico State baseball past San Francisco State

Anthony Baleto closes out the game for the Wildcats against San Francisco State. Photo credit: Austin Schreiber

Austin Schreiber

March 5, 2018

After rainouts on Friday and Saturday, the Chico State baseball team came out playing strong Sunday, winning both games of the double header against San Francisco State by scores of 5-3 and 3-2.Both games were highlighted by strong pitching performances, particularly from the bullpen.In game one, pitcher Case...

Wildcats offense shows up as power surge leads Wildcats past Seawolves

The Wildcats celebrate a home run Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Austin Schreiber

February 25, 2018

The Chico State baseball team that had been struggling to hit for power brought their bats to Sonoma State, breaking out with three home runs in four games over the weekend. The Wildcats took three of four games from the Seawolves, winning 5-1 on Friday, 8-3 on Saturday, and 9-3 on Sunday. They are now 8...

Making it to first in the nation

Making it to first in the nation

Patrick Pace

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 and has only lost one game since Feb. 24. They used their stellar offense as well as a deep pitching...

Wildcats win game two of double header

Christopher Hendrickson

February 14, 2017

Steven Baker strikes out nine at bat Sunday night against Simpson University Red Hawks, winning the second game of home opener, 4-1.The game began with center fielder, Sonny Cortez stealing a base hit. Gelfand then walked two of the next three batters up.Gelfand continued into the top of the second, ...

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