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Head coach Dave Taylor looks at his bench during a game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Coach Taylor: ‘I have the best job in the country’

Jason Spies // May 3, 2016

When Chico State baseball head coach Dave Taylor sits new players down to explain how the program and the team dynamic works, he promises to help them achieve two things. One, that they will graduate...

Senior second baseman Andrew Carrillo. Photo credit: Carlos Islas

Q&A: baseball superstitions

January 29, 2016

Some of us have a superstition or routine that we follow without second-guessing it. For example, to avoid seven years of bad luck, you may toss salt over your shoulder after knocking over a salt shaker....

Junior infielder Andrew Carrillo takes a swing on April 12 in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Q&A: Wildcats talk about athletes they emulate

Julie Ortega // May 1, 2015

Growing up, children are influenced by many people, but only a few can be considered role models. Whether the role model is famous or not, as an individual, people try to imitate their talent and...

Junior outfielder Peter Lecce running to first base to beat Cal State Dominguez Hills on April 11. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

‘Cats take doubleheader over Gators

Matthew Vislosky // April 22, 2015

Chico State men's baseball team took on San Francisco State University in a doubleheader on Saturday after a tough loss the night before.The team won both games in the doubleheader which extended their...

Senior outfielder Connor Huesers batting against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Feb. 10. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

‘Cats take 1st game of series against Toros

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // April 14, 2015

On a gorgeous Friday night for baseball, the Wildcats took game one of a weekend series against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, 7-0. The 'Cats broke open their scoring in the third when junior...

Chico State's first year pitcher Ethan Hook on the mound against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Feb 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Wildcats claw away win against Coyotes

James Groh // March 20, 2015

Chico State took on Cal State San Bernadino on Sunday March 15th. After four scoreless innings the scoring was opened up in the fifth. Chico State drew first blood. Junior infielder James Hatano capitalized...

Chico State's junior infielder Andrew Carrillo ready to hit the ball during the game against Sonoma State on Feb 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Chico State wins home opener with a walk-off

James Groh // March 5, 2015

Chico State won their home opener in walk-off fashion beating rivals Sonoma State, wing a final score of 3-2. The first half of the game was a pitchers duel between Chico State graduate student...

Chico State's Peter Miller batter about to hit a baseball during the game against Sonoma State Seawolves on Feb 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Wildcats drop doubleheader

Matthew Vislosky // March 5, 2015

Chico State was looking to continue their winning streak of five in the doubleheader last Friday, but the 'Cats dropped both games against Sonoma State. Game one The Wildcats struck first, something they...

Sophomore Nick Padilla throwing the ball to a teammate in a game against Fresno Pacific University earlier this year. Photo credit: George Johnston

‘Cats take doubleheader sweep against Warriors

James Groh // February 26, 2015

Chico State’s baseball team beat Cal State Stanislaus 5-4 in an eleven-inning thriller. Game 1 The Wildcats jumped to an early 2-0 lead in the first inning thanks to runs by two of their outfielders,...

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