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Hornets upset No.4 Oregon State in Raley Field classic

State Hornet Staff

April 22, 2014

Sacramento State was down early against No.4 Oregon State Monday, but a strong effort out of the bullpen, combined with clutch hitting, helped the Hornets upset the Beavers at Raley Field.Sac State was down 6-1 after two innings, but scored six unanswered runs and took the game 7-6. With the win, the H...

Junior pitcher strives in set up role

State Hornet Staff

April 15, 2014

It is not every day that a relief pitcher has thrown the third most innings on the team nearly two thirds the way through the season, but junior pitcher Alex Palsha has embraced his role of the setup man.Palsha transferred to Sacramento State from the College of San Mateo where he excelled as a starting pi...

Palsha comes up big in relief as Sac State beats Grand Canyon in extras

State Hornet Staff

April 12, 2014

With bases loaded and nobody out in a tie game in the bottom of the eighth inning, many pitchers would crack under the pressure, but not junior relief pitcher Alex Palsha.The seemingly insurmountable obstacle could have easily let it affect him, but fortunately for the Hornets, the power right hander gui...

Hornets baseball now 9-0 in the WAC after win over Seattle U

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State Hornet Staff

April 6, 2014

Confidence is at an all-time high inside the clubhouse at John Smith Field.Sacramento State’s baseball team had swept its first nine games of the Western Athletic Conference season and has a three-game lead over the University of North Dakota, Utah Valley University and Grand Canyon University.Its...

Hornets outlast Seattle U in 15 innings

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State Hornet Staff

April 5, 2014

Sacramento State played 15 innings Saturday, in what was the longest game in Hornet baseball’s history, and beat Seattle University with a walk-off single by freshman second baseman Brandon Hunley.The Hornets took down the Redhawks 4-3 and are currently on a 11-game winning streak. They have improved to ...

Hornet baseball excelling at plate and in the field

State Hornet Staff

April 1, 2014

After struggling to score runs for much of the season, the Sacramento State baseball team has been on fire lately at the plate, helping them to a 6-0 record in the Western Athletic Conference.The Hornets struggled to begin the month of March, going 3-7 and scoring only 27 runs, including a four-game...

Del Grande hits walk-off single against Fresno State

State Hornet Staff

March 6, 2014

Hornets’ center fielder David Del Grande hit an extra inning walk-off single against No.24 Fresno State capturing their second win against a ranked team this season, Wednesday at Raley Field.The Sacramento State senior outfielder came up to bat in the bottom of the 10th with junior shortstop Scotty Bu...

Hornets lean on pitching after first 12 games of season

Members of the Hornet baseball team visit the mound midway through their match against University of Nevada on Feb. 25 at Raley Field.

State Hornet Staff

March 5, 2014

The Sacramento State baseball team has had an up and down start to the 2014 season winning six of its first 12 games.The Hornets, at times, have struggled in every aspect of the game but have also shown flashes of brilliance. The most notable game for Sac State was on the road against Texas A&M University ...

Sac State poor with the glove, split doubleheader at USF

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State Hornet Staff

March 2, 2014

The Hornets had trouble defensively, but managed to split their doubleheader against the University of San Francisco, Sunday.Sacramento State put up a total of nine errors in the two games and now have 18 errors on the season. The Hornets made three errors in game one, winning 6-2, and six errors in ...

Sac State wins behind strong pitching and hitting performance

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State Hornet Staff

February 19, 2014

Sacramento State’s pitching and hitting were showcased in a win against Fresno State Wednesday in Fresno, Calif.Freshman starting pitcher Sam Long earned the win, throwing five innings, giving up one earned run while striking out three . It was Long’s first career start as a Hornet.Sac State batt...

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