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Baseball player breaks hit by pitch record

Baseball player breaks hit by pitch record

Emerson Keenan

February 25, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

In baseball, being struck with a pitch is usually avoided. For senior first baseman Eric Angerer, getting out of the way is the last of his worries. Angerer broke the school record for most hit by pitches in a season in 2013 after being plunked 29 times, breaking the previous record of 28. That record was set by Robby Poole, who was on ...

Sweet sweep for ’Cats baseball team

Sweet sweep for ’Cats baseball team

Ryan Grady

February 24, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wildcats combination of red hot offense and a pitching staff that only allowed one run made for another successful day at Nettleton Stadium. The 'Cats batted around for 14 hits, recording a new season high during the 9-1 win over Academy of Art. Every starter contributed to the 14 hit day. Rube...

‘Cats dominate in series opener

‘Cats dominate in series opener

Ryan Grady

February 21, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

  The Chico State baseball team cruised past Academy of the Arts Friday 8-2 on a warm day at Nettleton Stadium. Starting pitcher Nick Baker set the tone by throwing six and two-thirds scoreless innings. Baker struck out six and walked only one. The win now puts Baker at a 2-1 for the season. ...

Wildcats achieve Saturday sweep against UC San Diego

Wildcats achieve Saturday sweep against UC San Diego

Greg Silvia

February 16, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team swept a doubleheader on the road against UC San Diego Saturday.   The 12th-ranked Wildcats had two stellar starting pitching performances from its two starting pitchers, Marcos Lara and Brad Lohse.   Lara pitched five and one third shutout innings, allowing only tw...

Wildcat baseball catches preseason awards

Wildcat baseball catches preseason awards

Nicholas Woodard

February 12, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Pitching and defense go hand in hand. A pitcher needs his defense to make plays behind him and the defense relies on the pitcher to set the pace of the game. Luckily, the Chico State baseball team has two of the best players covering these positions. Senior pitcher Nick Baker and junior shortstop Cody Slader lead in pit...

Wildcats open season with series split

Wildcats open season with series split

Greg Silvia

February 1, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State men’s baseball team got the season off to a rough start splitting a double header against Fresno Pacific.   They lost the first game 4-3, but were able to take the second game 4-1.   Going into the season ranked #12 in the nation, the expectations were high...

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