The State Hornet

Hornets snap four-game losing streak against Minnesota

Starting pitcher Sam Long delivers the pitch to a University of Minnesota batter, Saturday at John Smith Field.

State Hornet Staff

March 15, 2014

The Sacramento State offense woke up from its scoring drought, putting up six runs and snapping its four-game losing streak, Saturday at John Smith Field.Sac State’s six runs were enough to take down the University of Minnesota, 6-2 in the second game of the series.The Hornets went with a different ...

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...

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State Hornet Staff

February 21, 2014

Sacramento State shut out No.21 Texas A&M behind a strong pitching performance by junior Ty Nichols in College Station, Texas, Friday.The junior threw seven innings, striking out two and only giving up six hits in the 1-0 victory over the Aggies. It was Nichols second win on the season and his eighth ...

Hornets rally in ninth inning against San Jose State

Hornet players celebrate their walk off win against San Jose State Sunday at John Smith Field.

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2013

Sacramento State showed how important it is to capitalize on mistakes.With runners on second and third in the ninth inning, Hornet center fielder David Del Grande dove head first over home plate to win the game, 3-2, Saturday against San Jose State. Del Grande’s opportunity to score came after Sparta...

Baseball shuts out Roadrunners with help from Leitao’s strong start

Hornet sophomore pitcher No. 21, Brennan Leitao, pitches against the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners on Saturday at John Smith Field. Leitao pitched seven innings while giving up no runs and nine hits.

State Hornet Staff

March 23, 2013

Sacramento State showed CSU Bakersfield that it was not the only team that could throw shutout baseball.Coming into Saturday’s game, the Roadrunners had been shut out only one other time this season, but Hornet pitching prevailed 5-0 at John Smith Field.Sophomore pitcher Brennan Leitao gave up nine h...

Hornets’ David Del Grande walks off against Northridge

State Hornet Staff

March 9, 2013

A quick Friday afternoon game at John Smith Field between Sacramento State and visiting Cal State Northridge ended in exciting fashion for the Hornets as they walked off  to victory.With only one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, junior center fielder David Del Grande lined a ball just over th...

Fight shocks Sac State infielder

State Hornet Staff

February 27, 2013

Senior second baseman Andrew Ayers has done many things on the baseball diamond, but he said being involved in a fist fight was something brand new to him.In the third inning of Friday’s game against UC Riverside, Ayers and three Riverside players were ejected. According to NCAA rules, any players ...

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