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The Athletics have all the pieces for a World Series title run

A photo of a Chico State baseball player on Feb. 18
September 27, 2020

The Oakland Athletics are going back to the playoffs for the third year in a row, but for the first time as a division winner since 2013. With the coronavirus pandemic still around, Major League Baseball...

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.
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...

Spring training on spring break: 3 days, 3 games

Spring training on spring break: 3 days, 3 games
March 28, 2015

“Lemonade, lemonade like grandma made, mmm mmm good, come and get it” said seemingly every lemonade vendor at spring training in the Cactus League in Phoenix. I remembered hearing it at a Giants...

Wildcats come out victorious in Capital City Clash

The Chico State baseball team plays on March 1 at Raley Field in Sacramento, where they won against Sonoma State in the Capital City Clash. Photo credit: Kevin Lucena
March 10, 2015

Most home games for the Chico State baseball team take place at Nettleton Stadium. However, for one game in the past four seasons the 'Cats have traveled to Raley Field in Sacramento for the final game...

Giants, A’s fumble in efforts to shore up rosters

Giants, A's fumble in efforts to shore up rosters
February 14, 2015

Both the Giants and A's swung and missed this offseason. When the San Francisco Giants lost a key part of their World Series squad with the exit of third baseman Pablo Sandoval, they did little...

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