The Orion

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

Austin Schreiber

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 13-7 Saturday and Sunday. Starting pitcher Hilario Tovar got things rolling for the Wildcats in...

Errors and missed opportunities kill Wildcats hopes against Dominguez Hills

Grant Larson started for the Wildcats Friday night and pitched five innings. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Noah Enns

April 21, 2018

The Chico State baseball team fell short of a win against Cal State Dominguez Hills, losing by a score of 6-5. Errors and missed opportunities doomed the Wildcats Friday. The ’Cats committed three errors that proved costly and left runners on base, including a bases loaded situation that could hav...

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...

Tovar pitches game one gem, ‘Cats get pummeled in game two

Wildcats second baseman Louie Canjura celebrating after his first career home run Sunday. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Noah Enns

April 9, 2018

The Chico State baseball team split its home doubleheader with the UC San Diego Tritons Sunday, winning game one by a score of 7-0 and falling in game two 11-2. In game one, pitcher Hilario Tovar had all his pitches working. Tovar pitched 7 1/3 innings allowing four hits and zero runs. The win was...

Tyler Stofiel hits first career home run as Wildcats complete four-game sweep of San Francisco Gators

RJ Hassey watches the ball soar. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Austin Schreiber

March 6, 2018

The Chico State baseball team was able to overcome a couple of early defensive mistakes in game one to complete the four-game sweep of San Francisco State, winning by scores of 7-5 and 10-0. They are now 12-4 to start the season. In game one, the Wildcats got off to a rough start with sloppy defense...

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...

Casey Costello continues to dominate on the mound

Casey Costello delivers a pitch against Stanislaus State

Austin Schreiber

February 16, 2018

Senior pitcher Casey Costello came out on top in a pitchers duel Friday as the Wildcats defeated Stanislaus State 1-0. Costello was able to keep the Warriors quiet for seven innings, limiting them to just three hits while striking out four.Costello is now 2-0 on the season, after setting the Chico State...

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