The Orion

’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, the Wildcats followed with a 7-2 win in the second game of the doubleheader. Top of the order batters and fellow outfielder...

Wildcat wins Pitching Hero of the Week

Junior pitcher Dalton Erb throws a ball during practice. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Anna Baytosh

May 14, 2016

Hero status has been awarded to Dalton Erb, a junior pitcher for the Chico State Wildcats.As the first player to throw a complete game in the 2016 Wildcat season, Erb earned Division II Baseball Pitching Hero of the Week by Hero Sports on April 29. Erb pitched nine shutout innings at Nettleton Stadiu...

Idaho native provides spark for baseball team

Junior Cody Snider jumps up for a high-five with teammate junior Dalton Erb as senior Andrew Carrillo watches. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Patrick Pace

May 2, 2016

When asked to describe the Chico State baseball team’s season this year, junior outfielder Cody Snider replied with one word: “Energetic.” Snider has been one of the catalysts for a team that is currently in second place in the CCAA North Division. He is known among his teammates for giving...

‘Cats split doubleheader in CCAA matchup

Sophomore Cameron Santos zeroes in on the pitcher during a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Kenta Mcafee

April 26, 2016

A split doubleheader on Saturday, April 23 left the 'Cats with a 2-1 game advantage over the Sonoma State Seawolves in their four-game series.Game 1The 'Cats got ahead early due to three RBIs by juniors Dillon Kelly, Cody Snider and Josh Falco, to give Chico State a 3-0 lead in the first inning. Ano...

‘Cats take second game to split doubleheader

Junior Sonny Cortez loads up for a pitch against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Kenta Mcafee

April 21, 2016

The baseball team was able to split its doubleheader against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos with a 13-5 win in the second game on April 16. The Wildcats' win was due to their strong batting performance, which they exhibited throughout the game.Chico State scored 11 of its runs off RBIs, an effort led by...

Wildcats win close game against UC San Diego

The Chico State dugout looks on after junior infielder Casey Bennett sprints to first. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Patrick Pace

March 28, 2016

Junior outfielder Cody Snider seemed to be everywhere on the field during the first half of Chico State's doubleheader against the UC San Diego Tritons. He was the catalyst in the victory, making key plays at the end of the game. It was a game of runs, with the Tritons taking a 2-0 lead by the top o...

Snider smashes 7 RBIs in ‘Cats win

Junior Sonny Cortez makes contact in a game against Cal State Monterey Bay on Feb. 28. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

March 22, 2016

Junior outfielder Cody Snider led the Chico State hitting barrage with seven RBIs in a 12-0 win over the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles. Snider started his career day early in the first inning. With seniors Dillon Kelley and Ben Gamba on base, Snider doubled down the left field line for his first two RBIs ...

Baseball team wins second game against Holy Names

Junior outfielder Josh Falco prepares for the pitch in a game against the Acadmey of Art on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Carlos Islas

February 23, 2016

The Chico State baseball team completed a clean sweep of the Holy Names University Hawks after winning the second game of a doubleheader 14-0 in Oakland on Saturday, Feb. 20. After handing out a thrashing game in which they won 18-0, the Wildcats followed that game with a 14-0 win. The win leaves Ch...

Baseball team wins first game, drops second of doubleheader

Junior outfielder Sonny Cortez takes a rip in a game against Point Loma on Feb. 6. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 16, 2016

On Feb. 13, the Chico State baseball team took on the Academy of Art University Knights for the second and third time at home. Taking the first game of the doubleheader 8-3, the 'Cats fell short in the second game, 9-7. The split puts the Wildcats to a 7-2 overall record. Game 1: The first game was all Wildc...

Baseball team wins fifth game in a row in extra innings

Junior pitcher Steven Baker throws a pitch against Menlo College on Jan. 31. Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

Jason Spies

February 7, 2016

The Chico State baseball team stayed hot, winning its fifth game in a row against the Point Loma Nazarene University Sea Lions Feb. 6, at home. The win puts the Wildcats' record at a very impressive 5-0 to start the season, but this game was not simply given to them. Chico State scored the first run of the game in the...

Baseball sweeps weekend series

Junior Stuart Bradley warms up before an inning against Menlo College on Jan. 30. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

January 31, 2016

The Chico State baseball team beat the Menlo College Oaks 12-11 in 10 innings, then again 8-1 in the second game of a double header on Jan. 31 in Chico.The weekend sweep puts the team at 3-0 to start its season.Game 1: The Oaks came out swinging early in this one, scoring twice in the first inning, an...

Baseball team wins opening day with a walk-off

Tony Roque jumps high to catch the ball during a scrimmage on Jan. 21. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

January 31, 2016

Chico State men's baseball team won its home opener at Nettleton Stadium against the Menlo College Oaks with a walk-off in the bottom of the 9th inning. This win kicks off men's baseball with a pre-conference record of 1-0.Junior pitcher, Clayton Gelfand, dominated the strike zone with strong and preci...

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