The State Hornet

Tyler Beardsley among best relief pitchers in America

Sac State baseball pitcher Tyler Beardsley after their game against Utah Valley on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at John Smith Field in Sacramento, CA. 

Jerod Moreno

May 13, 2016

It is the top of the eighth inning and Tyler Beardsley’s number is called on to close against one of the top five collegiate teams in the nation at Louisiana State University with a one-run deficit. He gives up a single to lead off the inning but records three straight outs afterward to give h...

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...

Hornet baseball wins fifth straight conference game

Jerod Moreno

April 3, 2016

Sacramento State baseball’s stellar pitching helped the team improve to 5-0 in conference play as the Hornets won 5-1 against Northern Colorado in game two of the three-game series on Saturday. Sac State starting pitcher Max Karnos threw seven strong innings and put the Hornets in a good position t...

Hornets pull off upset in Louisiana

Freshman Vinny Esposito catches a throw from pitcher Jake Stassi to get an out during a game against the University of Pacific on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at John Smith Stadium.

Jerod Moreno

February 27, 2016

After an early 4-1 deficit, the Sacramento State baseball team kept on chipping away to take down the No. 5 nationally ranked LSU Tigers, 5-4. The Sac State Hornet bullpen held LSU to no runs and four hits after starting pitcher Grant Kukuk gave up four earned runs on seven hits in the first three...

Baseball team enjoys costumed Halloween game

Jeremiah Martinez

October 30, 2015

It wasn’t an ordinary day at the ballpark on Friday. Sacramento State baseball held its third annual Halloween game at John Smith Field, which features players dressed in costume. The costume selection from the team featured Cartman, Kenny, Kyle and Stan from the animated series “South...

Baseball routs UC Davis 7-1 at Raley Field

Kevin L. Shepherd

May 5, 2015

Stellar pitching from Jake Stassi and 12 hits from a hot offense was enough for the Sacramento State Hornets to beat the visiting UC Davis Aggies 7-1 under the lights at Raley Field. The Hornets completed a season sweep over the Aggies by taking the two games in the annual Causeway Series.Stassi (1-5)...

Baseball blows out Texas-Pan American 10-2 to complete sweep

Sacramento State baseball's infielders celebrate after getting the win against the University of Texas-Pan American on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at John Smith Field. The Hornets are now 3-0 in conference play.

State Hornet Staff

March 22, 2015

Sacramento Sate baseball began conference play with a sweep, beating the University of Texas-Pan American in the last game of the series today with a 10-2 blowout.The Hornets raced out to a 5-1 lead in the first inning behind a two-run blast from Devin Lehman, who would stay hot at the plate throughou...