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Chico State dugout watches the opposing pitcher Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Chico State baseball struggling to match last year’s offensive performance

Austin Schreiber // February 19, 2018

With Sunday's double-header cancelled due to unplayable field conditions, let's take a closer look at how this year's Chico State baseball team stacks up against last years. In regards to their record,...

Wildcats lose their first series of the year

Patrick Pace // 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....

’Cats win against the Toros

Marc Wilson // March 28, 2017

The Chico State Baseball team bounced back from its first and only loss of conference play in the last game with two big wins against Cal State Dominguez Hills. After winning the first game scoring 17-4,...

Cody Snider high fives a teammate after a big play

Batter up: Baseball is back!

Natalia Marcus // February 5, 2017

After a 7-5 win against the Point Loma Sea Lions, it's safe to say that Wildcat baseball season has begun, and the team is ready for action.The 'Cats is set to win its second California Collegiate Athletic...

Junior Casey Bennett takes his lead from first during a game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Wildcats win first game of CCAA playoffs

Anna Baytosh // May 12, 2016

The Chico State baseball team defeated the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos 6-2 in the first round of the CCAA playoffs in Stockton on May 11. This win gives the team a 1-0 record to start the double elimination...

Junior Stuart Bradley throws a pitch during a game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

‘Cats seek playoff birth heading into weekend

Carlos Islas and Jacob Auby // May 6, 2016

As the 2016 season winds down, the Chico State baseball team continues to push for a birth in the CCAA Championship Tournament and a step closer to earning a spot in the NCAA Championship Tournament. The...

Junior pitcher Clayton Gelfand winds up during a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Chico State baseball team solidifies first in CCAA North Division

Anna Baytosh // April 25, 2016

The Wildcat baseball team pulled ahead in wins for the CCAA North Division in a game against Sonoma State at Nettleton Stadium on Friday, April 22. Before this game, Chico State was tied in the NCAA North...

Senior Ben Gamba smacks the ball in a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Kelley’s clutch hit helps ‘Cats win in extra inning

Bryce Channel // April 6, 2016

Chico State junior Dillon Kelley struts up to the plate with two outs and bases loaded in the ninth inning. The Wildcats trail the Cal State San Marcos Cougars by one run. He delivers a clutch single up...

Junior Dillon Kelley focuses on the pitcher in a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

‘Cats take first game of doubleheader

Danielle Pubill // April 6, 2016

Over the weekend, the Wildcats took on Cal State San Marcos on the road. The 'Cats dominated both games in the doubleheader. The first game had the final score of 9-1 and the second at 7-4. In the first...

Junior Sonny Cortez looks to the dugout in a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Cortez tops CCAA in runs

Anna Baytosh // April 4, 2016

Sonny Cortez, a junior outfielder, is now leading the CCAA as the player with the most runs scored in the conference. In a game against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on April 3, Cortez scored two runs,...

Junior Sonny Cortez runs down the first base line in a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

‘Cats salvage series with final win

Danielle Pubill // March 1, 2016

The Wildcats took on the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters on Feb. 28, hoping to even up the weekend series at two. It was a clear victory for the Wildcats with a score of 6-3. The game began with a one,...

Junior Sonny Cortez (left) and sophomore Cameron Santos (right) look on before their at bats in a game against Academy of Art on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Top baseball hitters share personal insights

Anna Baytosh // February 22, 2016

Junior outfielder Sonny Cortez and sophomore infielder Cameron Santos have been the table setters for the baseball team so far this season. The Orion sat down with the first two hitters in the baseball...

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