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Baseball faces tough final test

Brandon Hunley tries to tag out the base runner against New Mexico at John Smith Field, Tuesday, Mar. 29. Hunley went 1 for 4 and had two RBI’s in a 12-3 loss.

Jerod Moreno

May 6, 2016

The end of the baseball season is rapidly approaching, but the end of the school year is approaching even faster. This means there is a tough route ahead for the Sacramento State baseball team for two different reasons. The first reason falls under the realm of academics. It is well known that...

Sac State drops opener to UTRGV

Gunner Pollman and Ryan Smith talk about a game plan against New Mexico at John Smith Field, Tuesday, Mar. 29.

Jerod Moreno

April 24, 2016

Sacramento State baseball fell to UT Rio Grande Valley 3-2 despite out-hitting the Vaqueros in game one of the three-game series on Friday. Sac State starting pitcher Sam Long threw six strong innings, only giving up one run, which was unearned. Long only gave up four hits with three strikeou...

Hornets give Chicago State the clean sweep treatment

Brandon Hunley tries to tag out the base runner against New Mexico at John Smith Field, Tuesday, Mar. 29. Hunley went 1 for 4 and had two RBI’s in a 12-3 loss.

Jerod Moreno

April 19, 2016

Sacramento State baseball swept Chicago State in a three-game series, including a 10-0 win in eight innings during the second game of the series as the NCAA mercy rule took effect. Sac State outscored Chicago State 19-5 in the three-game series, improving Sac State to 22-13 on the season and 10...

Hornets take game one of suspended doubleheader

Jerod Moreno

April 10, 2016

Sacramento State's baseball team dropped its first Western Athletic Conference game as the Hornets fell to CSU Bakersfield 4-3 on Saturday afternoon. Sac State starting pitcher Sam Long pitched 6 2/3 innings, giving up four runs on four hits with five strikeouts and four walks. Three of these w...

Hornets stay undefeated in conference play

Jerod Moreno

April 2, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets held on to the lead to win 8-5 against Northern Colorado to remain undefeated in the Western Athletic Conference. Sac State (15-10, 4-0 WAC) starting pitcher Sam Long picked up the win as he threw six solid innings, giving up just two runs on five hits with five stri...

Hornets lose series opener to Arizona

Jerod Moreno

March 12, 2016

The Sacramento State baseball team was not able to produce timely hitting as it fell to Arizona 3-1 on Friday evening. Sac State (8-4) starting pitcher Sam Long allowed three earned runs through seven innings on seven hits, while striking out two and walking just one. Sac State brought acros...

Hornets get bitten by Tigers

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Jerod Moreno

February 27, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornet baseball team could not produce offensively and got held to only three hits against the No. 5 nationally ranked Louisiana State University Tigers in a 6-0 shutout loss Friday evening. Junior pitcher Sam Long was able to put a damper on the surging LSU offense, which scored 33 ...

Hornets prepare to face national powerhouse

Sheldon Kohatsu

February 25, 2016

Sacramento State baseball's Sam Long tallies 105 pitches in his first complete game of the season and surrendered only five hits with no walks to the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Mustangs on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Throughout his shutout performance, Long would not allow more than one base runner at a time with each of his five hits given up in separate innings.

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Jerod Moreno

February 18, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets' baseball team was predicted to come in 2nd place in the Western Athletic Conference, behind only Grand Canyon University, according to a coaches' poll released on Monday, Feb. 15. Heading into the 2016 season, the 10 coaches gathered to rank the teams from first to last as ...

Sac State baseball loses to Utah Valley 11-9 as Wolverines rally late in sixth inning

State Hornet Staff

April 11, 2015

A seven-run sixth inning propelled the hosting Utah Valley University Wolverines to a come from behind 11-9 victory over the visiting Sacramento State Hornets to take the first two games of the three-game Western Athletic Conference series.The Wolverines' Craig Brinkerhoff led off the decisive sixth i...

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