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Blakeman’s big day not enough to get Wildcat’s baseball the win

Blakeman’s big day not enough to get Wildcat’s baseball the win

Austin Schreiber

March 29, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team began their road trip with a 4-7 loss to Cal State Los Angeles in LA. Casey Costello started the game for the Wildcats and gave up five runs, four earned over 5 1/3 innings. Sloppy defense has haunted Chico State recently, as they have now made 17 errors in the past four...

Chico State baseball struggling to match last year’s offensive performance

Chico State baseball struggling to match last year’s offensive performance

Austin Schreiber

February 19, 2018


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With Sunday's double-header cancelled due to unplayable field conditions, let's take a closer look at how this year's Chico State baseball team stacks up against last years. In regards to their record, the two teams are remarkably similar. Through their first eight games, the 2018 team is 5-3,...

Wildcats lose game in final inning

Wildcats lose game in final inning

Gabriella Bermudez

May 13, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team lost its second game in the CCAA Championship Tournament. The 'Cats took the field against the UC San Diego Tritons in Stockton on Wednesday, May 12. Although the Wildcats held the lead over the majority of the game, in the final inning, UC San Diego came back to take ov...

‘Cats seek playoff birth heading into weekend

‘Cats seek playoff birth heading into weekend

Carlos Islas and Jacob Auby

May 6, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

As the 2016 season winds down, the Chico State baseball team continues to push for a birth in the CCAA Championship Tournament and a step closer to earning a spot in the NCAA Championship Tournament. The Wildcats could wrap up their spot in the CCAA tournament while moving closer to the NCAA tournamen...

Baseball’s road to Cary, North Carolina, looks promising

Baseball’s road to Cary, North Carolina, looks promising

Anna Baytosh

March 30, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team is inching closer to achieving its prized goal of traveling to Cary, North Carolina, for the baseball tournament of its dreams. The team’s annual goal is to win its way to Cary for the NCAA Division II College Championship Series. In 1997, Chico State won its first...

Strong pitching performance leads Wildcats over Tritons

Strong pitching performance leads Wildcats over Tritons

Carlos Islas

March 27, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

In another game featuring strong pitching and offensive power, the 27th ranked Chico State baseball team defeated the 23rd ranked UC San Diego Tritons 7-0 in the first of three games at home on Friday, March 25. With the win, the Wildcats' record improves to 18-6 overall and 8-4 in conference play. Wildcats...

Q&A: baseball superstitions

Q&A: baseball superstitions

January 29, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Some of us have a superstition or routine that we follow without second-guessing it. For example, to avoid seven years of bad luck, you may toss salt over your shoulder after knocking over a salt shaker. Superstitions and routines are a way of life and are common when it comes to baseball. Baseball pl...

Wildcats give up 3 games to L.A.

Wildcats give up 3 games to L.A.

Lars Gustafson

April 7, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State men’s baseball team lost its third game in a row to Cal State L.A., 7-2, and are now 12-15 in conference play. The game started out close with the first inning ending with the Golden Eagles leading by one run over the Wildcats. The Wildcats would only score one more run in the fifth inning for the rest of the game. Th...

Walk-off winner for the ‘Cats

Walk-off winner for the ‘Cats

Matthew Vislosky

March 28, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team won in walk-off fashion on the first game of their four-game series against Cal State Monterey Bay, 8-7. The Otters jumped out to an early lead of 3-0 in the top of the third.The Wildcats quickly answered back with a run of their own in the bottom half of the inning. Junior third b...

‘Cats split doubleheader against Cal State San Bernardino

‘Cats split doubleheader against Cal State San Bernardino

Matthew Vislosky

March 16, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team ended their doubleheader with one win and one loss in the second day of their four-game series against the Coyotes. Game 1 The Wildcats struck first on the scoreboard when sophomore designated hitter Clayton Gelfand singled and drove in senior third baseman Dyl...

Wildcats experience a rough weekend

Wildcats experience a rough weekend

Matthew Vislosky

March 11, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

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...

‘Cats flourish in Raley Field

‘Cats flourish in Raley Field

Kevin Lucena

March 6, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Playing in Sacramento Sunday, at the Sacramento Rivercats stadium Raley Field, the Chico State baseball team won in convincing fashion over Sonoma State, with a final score of 7-2. The victory earned the ‘Cats a split in their four game series with the ‘Wolves, improving their record to 6-4 overall in the Californi...

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