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Wildcats offense shows up as power surge leads Wildcats past Seawolves

Wildcats offense  shows up as power surge leads Wildcats past Seawolves

Austin Schreiber

February 25, 2018


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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...

Why are steroid users still being left out of the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Why are steroid users still being left out of the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Austin Schreiber

February 22, 2018


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Although many people feel that steroid users are cheaters who don't deserve awards, I believe that outstanding players should still be allowed in the Hall of Fame. Let me tell you why.Only four players were inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame this year: Chipper Jones (97.2 percent of votes), Vladimir Guerrero (92.9 perc...

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

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

Austin Schreiber

February 19, 2018


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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, the two teams are remarkably similar. Through their first eight games, the 2018 team is 5-3,...

Casey Costello continues to dominate on the mound

Casey Costello continues to dominate on the mound

Austin Schreiber

February 16, 2018


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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...

Dustin Miller’s three-run blast lifts Wildcats over Northwest Nazarene

Dustin Miller’s three-run blast lifts Wildcats over Northwest Nazarene

Austin Schreiber

February 11, 2018


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Thanks to Dustin Miller's clutch three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth, the Chico State baseball team was able to secure the series win against Northwest Nazarene Saturday afternoon. They won by a score of 6-5, and it was a close game throughout.The Wildcats bats started off a little slow, ...

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Andrew Baumgartner

February 3, 2018


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The Chico State Wildcats dropped the series finale Saturday afternoon to Fresno Pacific by a score of 6-3. On a sunny day at Nettleton stadium Chico State scored first with an RBI single by designated hitter Trevor Steinman knocking in first baseman Kyle Blakeman for an early 1-0 lead in the second...

Chico State baseball start season with sweep

Chico State baseball start season with sweep

Austin Schreiber

February 3, 2018


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The Chico State baseball team started their season with back-to-back wins Friday as they cruised past Fresno Pacific 9-5 in the first game and followed that with a 6-2 victory.In game one, starting pitcher Casey Costello threw five strong innings, giving up one earned run and striking out five.The Wildcats led 1-0...

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

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

Austin Schreiber

January 31, 2018


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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, “It is an awesome honor. Knowing I have worked extremely hard this entire year up to this opening week...

New year, same mindset for Chico State baseball

New year, same mindset for Chico State baseball

Austin Schreiber

January 22, 2018


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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 years, as they brought home back-to-back conference and CCAA championship tournament titles in 2016 a...

Astros and Dodgers making World Series exciting for all

Astros and Dodgers making World Series exciting for all

Justin Couchot

October 31, 2017


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A year after the Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, both the Astros and Dodgers are seeking to end World Series droughts of their own.The Astros, are yet to win a World Series in their franchise's 48 year history, while the Dodgers are seeking to end a 29 year stretch of their own without winning the title. Unlike the Astros who have never won, the Dod...

MLB World Series: How could each team come out on top?

MLB World Series: How could each team come out on top?

Justin Couchot

October 5, 2017


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As the regular season for professional baseball comes to a conclusion, playoff baseball has just begun. Let's take a look at how teams may fare in this postseason: AL Wildcard: New York Yankees The 2017 Yankees remind me of the 2014-2015 Kansas City Royals. A young team with some young power but a very strong bullpe...

The Panda Returns

The Panda Returns

Justin Couchot

September 3, 2017


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Whether you like it or not, the Panda is back. Pablo Sandoval is back once more in the orange and black for the San Francisco Giants. After an injury-riden season followed by little success in the 32 games he played this year as a member of the Boston Red Sox, they finally cut ties with him and on...

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