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2019 MLB playoffs will feature rebuilt teams

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets pitches against the Washington Nationals during the second inning at Nationals Park on September 21, 2018 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Brandon Downs

April 6, 2019

A week into this MLB season, there is a lot to be excited about; especially old faces in new uniforms and top prospects beginning their career in the pros. It's too early to predict anything, but let's do it anyway by looking at four of the most interesting divisions and speculating who will win MLB's...

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

The commissioner's trophy is given each year to the winner of the World Series. Image from Getty Images, photo by Rob Carr.

Connor Mcpherson

October 4, 2018

Every October, millions of people around the world sit down to watch the MLB postseason. Six playoff teams and four Wild Cards all compete in a quest to win a World Series. Some teams like the Dodgers and the Yankees look to continue its historic winning tradition. Others like the Brewers and the Rockies ...

California MLB teams make final cuts, prepare for the season

AT&T Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants, on opening day 2017. Getty Images photo by Thearon W. Henderson.

Austin Schreiber

March 27, 2018

With opening day a week away, it's time to start thinking about Major League Baseball again. Spring training is wrapping up and teams are making their final roster cuts. With Chico having no professional sports team, many students and locals are fans of teams from northern or southern California,...

California MLB teams make final cuts, prepare for the season

AT&T Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants, on opening day 2017. Photo Credit: Thearon W. Henderson

Austin Schreiber

March 23, 2018

With opening day a week away, it's time to start thinking about Major League Baseball again. Spring training is wrapping up and teams are making their final roster cuts. Baseball fanatics everywhere are feeling antsy patiently waiting to see how their favorite teams will perform this year. With Chico...

Q&A: President Zingg’s love of sports

Chico State President Paul Zingg talks during an interview. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Kenta Mcafee

April 22, 2016

The Orion: How do you feel about our sports teams this year? Zingg: I really enjoyed the men's basketball team's chemistry this year. They didn't win it all but everyone on that team contributed, and they understand that concept. Men's golf right now is as good as it gets, and our decathlon team i...

MLB playoff race heats up

MLB playoff race heats up

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

August 31, 2015

There's nothing quite like September baseball. Dreams come true and hopes are crushed all within a month's time. As the regular season winds down, here's a closer look into some California MLB teams that are hoping to make their playoff dreams come true.San Francisco Giants: When the whole team is hea...

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