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Sac State baseball wins first game of the season against Utah, 10-3

Sacramento State baseball's sophomore pitcher Sam Long made the start in Saturday's game against Utah on Feb. 14, 2015 at John Smith Field. Long threw an impressive outing totaling five innings with no earned runs. Third baseman Brandon Hunley sits in ready position.

Kevin L. Shepherd

February 14, 2015

The Sacramento State baseball team used a complete offensive attack and a strong start from starting pitcher Sam Long to beat the visiting University of Utah Utes 10-3 Saturday, Feb. 14.Long pitched five scoreless innings, settling down after walking the first batter of the game to pick up the win....

Utah Valley’s Beddes throws complete game shutout against Sac State


State Hornet Staff

April 19, 2014

Sacramento State ran into a brick wall in the form of Utah Valley starting pitcher Danny Beddes, as Beddes threw a complete game shutout, Saturday at John Smith Field.Beddes went the full nine innings in the 6-0 Hornets loss, throwing 130 pitches and holding Sac State to only four hits on the game. ...

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


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...

Freshman pitchers not shying away from the spotlight

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

It is never easy to come into a new level of competition, but Sacramento State’s two freshman starting pitchers, Sam Long and Jared Paderez, are taking Division I baseball head on.Both Long and Paderez are starters in the back end of the Hornets’ rotation and have met the challenge with positive...

Hornets baseball in scoring drought, loses to UC Riverside

State Hornet Staff

March 9, 2014

The Sacramento State baseball team is currently in the midst of a scoring slump having scored only one run in each of the last three games, all of which have been losses.The Hornets had chances to score but were set down against UC Riverside Sunday, leaving eight runners on base in the 6-1 loss in Rive...

Hornets win on walk-off single against Utah


State Hornet Staff

February 16, 2014

Sacramento State won in walk-off fashion Sunday against Utah as junior first baseman Rhys Hoskins hit a ground ball down the third base line, scoring sophomore outfielder Nathan Lukes for the game winning run.It was Hoskins’ first hit and RBI of the season in the 5-4 Hornets victory.Sac State started the ...