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‘Cats drop 1st game of series against Gators

First year pitcher Hunter Haworth tosses the ball to senior Dylan Garcia to beat a Cal State Dominguez Hills batter from getting on base in a game on April 10. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 19, 2015

The Wildcats came up just a run short against the San Francisco State Gators, losing the first game of the series, 3-4. The Gators came out swinging, scoring three runs in the first inning against senior pitcher Luke Barker--the first came off an error, the other two coming on base hits, --to...

Wildcats take first game of the weekend

Chico State starting pitcher Luke Barker winds up for a pitch during a game. Photo courtesy of Luke Reid.

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 5, 2015

The Wildcats won a tight game, 3-2, over the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles to take the first game of the series on Thursday night. The Golden Eagles struck first in the second inning scoring on a throwing error by the Wildcats to take a 1-0 lead. The 'Cats answered with a rally in the fourth s...

Wildcats overpower Cal State San Bernardino

Chico State's junior pitcher, Torgen Soderlund throwing the baseball during a game against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Feb 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Julie Ortega

March 15, 2015

With a four-game losing streak under their belt, the Chico State baseball team traveled to Nettleton Stadium to face Cal State San Bernardino.The 'Cats broke their losing streak winning 8-0. In the first inning, the Coyotes were struck out by graduate pitcher Luke Barker. The Wildcats came in the bottom of the in...

Wildcats drop both games in double header

Junior first baseman Matt Jacobson up to bat against Sonoma State on Feb. 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

March 12, 2015

It was a tough weekend for the Chico State baseball team as they lost both games of a double header against the UC San Diego Tritons, 7-10 and 3-4 respectively. Game 1 The Tritons struck first scoring two runs in the bottom of the second against junior pitcher Brad Lohse. The Wildcats answered with a ...

Wildcats experience a rough weekend

Senior catcher Peter Miller getting a hit against Sonoma State on Feb. 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Matthew Vislosky

March 11, 2015

The Wildcats concluded their four-game series on a sour note as they dropped another loss to UC San Diego with a score of 4-2. The game was blown open in the bottom of the sixth inning when the Tritons scored four runs with the help of first year Tyler Plantier. Plantier had a clutch two out double to center field driving in three runs, which br...

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Nick Baker

Former Chico State pitcher Nick Baker has been nominated for the Orion Sports Wildcat of the Year. Orion file photo

Emerson Keenan

November 18, 2014

When athletes are deciding where to go to school, it sometimes comes down to where they can make the biggest impact right off the bat. For former Wildcat pitching ace Nick Baker, that was just one of the reasons he chose Chico State.Baker is currently a candidate for the 2014 Orion Sports Wildcat of the Year, after going 10-2 in 16 sta...

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