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

Wildcats take first game of the weekend

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...

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

Wildcats overpower Cal State San Bernardino

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...

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

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Nick Baker

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...

Wildcats baseball team showered with awards

Sharon Martin // May 12, 2014

The Chico State baseball team took home a conference-leading 11 awards Thursday at the California Collegiate Athletic Association awards ceremony in Stockton. Head coach Dave Taylor was named CCAA Coach...

Chico State senior Ryan McClellan went 4 for 5 in the Wildcats loss to UC San Diego Saturday night. He was named to the all-tournament team. Photo courtesy Chico Wildcats

Chico State eliminated from CCAA tournament

Emerson Keenan // May 10, 2014

The Chico State baseball team scored its most runs in an inning since February 2013, but a late comeback wasn't enough as the Wildcats were eliminated in a 10-7 loss to the UC San Diego Tritons in the...

Luke Barker closed out the inning pitching strong during Sundays game against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers. Photo credit: Grant Mahan

Chico State baseball pushed by pitchers

Nicholas Woodard // April 9, 2014

Here’s a number: 1.99. That’s the Chico State baseball team’s ERA, best in the league. Here’s another number: 46. That’s the number of pitches it took Brad Lohse to throw...

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