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Sac State baseball team loses series against Pacific Tigers

Sac State baseball team loses series against Pacific Tigers

Shaun Holkko

February 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team came into its second series of the 2019 season with momentum from its first series, which was quickly erased after losing three out of four games. The Hornets (3-4) took on their rivals from the 209, the University of the Pacific Tigers (7-1), in a four game home-a...

Hornets sweep doubleheader to win first series of 2019 season

Hornets sweep doubleheader to win first series of 2019 season

Shaun Holkko

February 18, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

After losing game one of the series, the young Sacramento State baseball team swept a doubleheader Sunday against North Dakota State to win their first series of the 2019 season. The Hornets (2-1) and Bison (1-2) were originally scheduled to begin the season on Friday but the game was postponed due...

Sac State baseball enter 2019 season with young team

Sac State baseball enter 2019 season with young team

Shaun Holkko

February 15, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

With the departures of three players to Major League Baseball, the Sacramento State baseball team enter the 2019 season in need of new leaders to emerge. Following a successful 2018 season ending in an appearance in the WAC (Western Athletic Conference) tournament championship game, three of the team...

Three Sacramento State baseball players selected in MLB Draft

Three Sacramento State baseball players selected in MLB Draft

Alex Daniels, Opinion editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

Three Sacramento State baseball players were selected in the MLB Draft that lasted Monday-Wednesday. Junior outfielder James Outman was selected with the last pick in the seventh round and 224th overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Outman hit .253 with 11 home runs and 40 RBIs this season. Outman has ...

Home runs hurt baseball team in 5-2 defeat to University of Arizona

Home runs hurt baseball team in 5-2 defeat to University of Arizona

Alex Daniels

May 14, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team lost 5-2 to the University of Arizona on Monday at John Smith Field. The Hornets (28-23, 14-7 Western Athletic Conference) finish the season with a 4-5 record against the Pac-12 following Monday’s defeat to the Wildcats (32-20, 10-14 Pac-12). The Wildcats scored a...

Baseball team sweeps season series against UC Davis after 5-2 win

Baseball team sweeps season series against UC Davis after 5-2 win

Alex Daniels

May 9, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team defeated UC Davis 5-2 in the Causeway Classic on Tuesday at John Smith Field to sweep the season series. The Hornets (27-20, 13-5 Western Athletic Conference) defeated the Aggies (15-28, 7-11 Big West Conference) in the only prior matchup this season 8-2 on Apri...

Brahms ties strikeout record as baseball team wins series against Seattle University

Brahms ties strikeout record as baseball team wins series against Seattle University

Alex Daniels

May 6, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team won two out of three games against Seattle University over the weekend at John Smith Field. Sophomore pitcher Parker Brahms, who started game three of the series, tied his own Sac State program record with 14 strikeouts. He had precisely thrown 14 strikeouts on Ap...

Baseball team takes 2 out of 3 games against Northern Colorado

Baseball team takes 2 out of 3 games against Northern Colorado

Alex Daniels

April 15, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team continued its early success in Western Athletic Conference play after taking two out of three games against Northern Colorado over the weekend at John Smith Field. The Hornets (18-16, 7-2 WAC) began the series against the Bears (20-16, 4-8 WAC) with a 5-0 victory...

Baseball team blown out 14-7 against Tigers

Baseball team blown out 14-7 against Tigers

Alex Daniels

April 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

After winning seven straight games, the Sacramento State baseball team was blown out 14-7 to the University of the Pacific on Tuesday at John Smith Field. The Hornets (16-15, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) — which defeated the Tigers by the score of 9-2 earlier in the season on Feb. 27 — ne...

Baseball program turns season around as WAC play is in full swing

Baseball program turns season around as WAC play is in full swing

Alex Daniels

April 8, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team, which struggled to begin the season, is beginning to show signs of improvement as Western Athletic Conference competition has approached. The Hornets (16-14, 5-1 WAC) — which are the defending WAC Champions from last season — were 5-10 following a four-game ser...

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