The State Hornet

Former Sac State first baseman gets minor-league promotion

Mike McGough

June 25, 2015

Former Sacramento State first baseman Rhys Hoskins was promoted to the Florida State League's Clearwater Threshers on Wednesday.Hoskins, 22, was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft after playing three seasons for Sac State.Playing for the C...

Born into baseball, Hoskins finds success on the diamond

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

Sacramento State standout junior first baseman Rhys Hoskins may not be very vocal, but he lets his bat to do the talking when he is at the plate.He has been around baseball for as long as he can remember, after his father, Paul, introduced him to the sport.“I think I had a bat in my hand as soon as...

Dillon’s strong start helps Hornets beat Cal State Bakersfield

State Hornet Staff

April 27, 2014

The Sacramento State baseball team rode the outstanding pitching performance by freshman starting pitcher Justin Dillon beating Cal State Bakersfield and taking the series rubber match.Dillon had the top game for any pitcher all season as he went eight innings and allowed just one hit in the 7-3 vic...

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...

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

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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 win big against UC Davis in Causeway Cup action

State Hornet Staff

April 15, 2014

Sacramento State’s baseball team came away with a dominant victory in the Causeway Cup game against rival UC Davis in Davis, Calif., Tuesday.Behind a seven-run fourth inning, the Hornets handled the Aggies (16-17, 3-6) for a decisive 15-7 win.It was the 69th matchup between the two squads, and after T...

Baseball gives up five runs late, loses to Grand Canyon

State Hornet Staff

April 13, 2014

Sacramento State’s normally reliable relief corp faltered Sunday in the rubber match against Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.With the Hornets up 5-3 in the sixth inning, senior relief pitcher Hunter Greenwood came into the game and quickly got the first out. He then allowed the next four batter...

Hornets blow late lead in loss to Grand Canyon

State Hornet Staff

April 12, 2014

Sacramento State’s baseball team dropped its first conference game of the season Friday as it fell to Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.After giving up a walk-off home run in a 14-inning marathon against the University of the Pacific on Tuesday, the Hornets (20-13, 9-1) lost via a walk-off single to...

Undefeated baseball team to take on Grand Canyon University

State Hornet Staff

April 8, 2014

Sacramento State baseball will take its 9-0 Western Athletic Conference record to Phoenix, this weekend to take on second place Grand Canyon University.The Hornets are coming off a three-game sweep over Seattle University, their third consecutive series sweep over a WAC opponent. Sac State is one of three ...

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...

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