2015 Sacramento State Baseball News

  • HORNET BASEBALL SUMMER BALL RECAP
    September 09, 2015
    The Sacramento State baseball program sent 17 players out across the country in collegiate wood bat summer leagues. Of the 17 Hornets active this summer, 15 were position players and two were pitchers.
  • HORNET BASEBALL PLAYERS IN THE PROS UPDATE
    July 22, 2015
    Five members of the 2015 Sacramento State baseball team are among a group of 12 former Hornets active this summer in professional baseball, with several alums putting up impressive numbers.
  • HORNET BASEBALL SUMMER BALL UPDATE
    July 08, 2015
    The 16 Hornet baseball players representing the squad in summer wood bat leagues are showcasing their talents with strong individual and team performances.
  • HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 61 SPRING ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS
    July 06, 2015
    Sacramento State student-athletes totaled 61 conference All-Academic honors during the spring season.
  • TY NICHOLS SIGNS FREE AGENT CONTRACT WITH TAMPA BAY RAYS
    June 16, 2015
    Sacramento State senior right-handed pitcher Ty Nichols has signed a free agent contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • THREE BASEBALL PLAYERS SELECTED ON THIRD DAY OF MLB DRAFT
    June 10, 2015
    Sacramento State senior pitcher Brennan Leitao, senior shortstop Scotty Burcham, and junior pitcher Sutter McLoughlin were all selected on Wednesday during the final day of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.
  • LUKES SELECTED BY CLEVELAND INDIANS IN 7TH ROUND OF MLB DRAFT
    June 09, 2015
    Sacramento State junior outfielder Nathan Lukes was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 7th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.
  • BASEBALL WELL REPRESENTED IN SUMMER WOOD BAT LEAGUES
    June 04, 2015
    Fourteen current Sacramento State baseball players and two incoming Hornets that have signed National Letters of Intent are playing this summer in six wood bat leagues throughout the United States and in Canada.
  • BRENNAN LEITAO NAMED FINALIST FOR TD AMERITRADE FAN’S CHOICE AWARD
    May 26, 2015
    Sacramento State senior pitcher Brennan Leitao has been selected as a finalist for the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby Fan’s Choice Award, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation and Intersport announced today. The annual award, now in its fourth year, recognizes college baseball players for their inspiring accomplishments on and off the baseball field.
  • BASEBALL SEASON ENDS WITH LOSS TO CSU BAKERSFIELD AT WAC TOURNAMENT
    May 23, 2015
    CSU Bakersfield sophomore pitcher Steven Gee threw a four-hit shutout as the Roadrunners eliminated Sacramento State from the 2015 WAC Tournament with a 4-0 victory on Saturday afternoon at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa.
  • BASEBALL ELIMINATES UTAH VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA TO ADVANCE
    May 22, 2015
    Sacramento State put together two strong offensive and pitching performances to run away with wins in a pair of elimination games on Friday at the WAC Tournament, knocking out Utah Valley 9-3 before a 10-2 rout of North Dakota in the second game.
  • BASEBALL BEATS UTAH VALLEY 9-3, ADVANCES TO FACE NORTH DAKOTA
    May 22, 2015
    Sacramento State had six extra-base hits, including a pair of 2-run home runs, to advance in the WAC Tournament with a 9-3 win over Utah Valley.
  • NICHOLS DEALS BASEBALL PAST NORTHERN COLORADO 5-0 IN WAC TOURNAMENT
    May 21, 2015
    Sacramento State senior right handed pitcher Ty Nichols threw eight shutout innings allowing just one hit and the Hornet offense pushed across five runs on nine hits in a 5-0 win in an elimination game Thursday at the WAC Tournament.
  • BASEBALL TOPPED BY UTAH VALLEY IN 10 INNINGS IN WAC TOURNAMENT OPENER
    May 20, 2015
    Sacramento State came back from 1-0 and 2-1 deficits to force extra innings but could not rally a third time as Utah Valley scored a go-ahead run in the top of the tenth inning and finished a 3-2 win in the opening game of the 2015 WAC Tournament Wednesday in Mesa.
  • FOUR HORNETS NAMED TO ALL-WAC BASEBALL TEAMS
    May 19, 2015
    Sacramento State had four players named to the all-WAC baseball teams, including three placed on the first team, when the awards were announced by the conference on Tuesday night.
  • BASEBALL LOOKING TO DEFEND TITLE AT WAC TOURNAMENT
    May 18, 2015
    Sacramento State (30-25, 16-11 WAC) heads to Arizona looking to repeat as WAC Tournament champion and once again represent the conference in the NCAA Regionals. As the No. 4 seed the Hornets will open tournament play on Wednesday at 3 p.m. against fifth-seeded Utah Valley (18-33, 14-13 WAC) at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Ariz.
  • HIGHLIGHTS FROM BASEBALL SENIOR DAY PRESENTATIONS AND GAME
    May 17, 2015
    Video highlights and interviews with coach Reggie Christiansen, Scotty Burcham, and Brennan Leitao from baseball's Senior Day presentations and game vs. Grand Canyon
  • BASEBALL FALLS TO GRAND CANYON TO CLOSE REGULAR SEASON
    May 16, 2015
    Sophomore Brandon Hunley hit a two-run homer and the Hornets outhit Grand Canyon 13-10 but the Antelopes held Sacramento State scoreless after the second inning in a 6-3 win on Saturday at John Smith Field.
  • BASEBALL EDGED BY GRAND CANYON 4-2 IN 11 INNINGS
    May 15, 2015
    Grand Canyon came back from an early 2-0 deficit to force extra innings and got a game-winning 2-run home run from third baseman Ben Mauseth in the 11th inning to pick up a 4-2 win on Friday at John Smith Field.
  • EIGHTH INNING HOMERS PROPEL BASEBALL OVER GRAND CANYON 5-2
    May 14, 2015
    In a 2-2 game in the bottom of the eighth inning Sacramento State senior shortstop Scotty Burcham hit his third in home run in the last two games and freshman Vinny Esposito added a solo shot the lead the Hornets to a 5-2 win over Grand Canyon in the first of a three-game series.
  • BASEBALL CLOSES REGULAR SEASON IN HOME SHOWDOWN WITH GRAND CANYON
    May 13, 2015
    With another regular season WAC title and seeding for the WAC Tournament on the line, Sacramento State (29-23, 15-9 WAC) hosts league-leading Grand Canyon (30-21, 17-6 WAC) in a three game series to end the regular season. The teams will play at 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at noon Saturday, with seniors Scotty Burcham, Brennan Leitao, Kyle Moses, and Ty Nichols to be honored after the finale.
  • BURCHAM'S TWO HOMERS POWER BASEBALL PAST BEARS 9-3 TO COMPLETE SWEEP
    May 10, 2015
    Sacramento State senior shortstop Scotty Burcham homered twice, the first home runs of his career at John Smith Field, and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Hornets to a 9-3 win over Northern Colorado and a series sweep on Sunday.
  • LUKES BREAKS HITS RECORD, BASEBALL SWEEPS DH VS. NORTHERN COLORADO
    May 09, 2015
    Sacramento State junior right fielder Nathan Lukes broke the Sacramento State career hits record with a home run to lead the Hornets to a 9-3 win in game one and Ty Nichols and Sam Long limited Northern Colorado to just three base runners as the Hornets won game two 7-1 to complete a sweep of Saturday’s doubleheader.
  • BASEBALL HOSTS NORTHERN COLORADO IN SERIES MOVED FROM GREELEY
    May 07, 2015
    In a series scheduled to be played Friday through Sunday in Greeley, Colo., Sacramento State (26-23, 12-9 WAC) will host Northern Colorado (16-24, 12-9 WAC) as forecasted rain threatened to wipe out the series and forced the change of venue. The teams, tied along with North Dakota for fourth place in the WAC, will play a doubleheader starting at noon on Saturday and a single game at noon Sunday.
  • BASEBALL SERIES VS. NORTHERN COLORADO MOVED TO SACRAMENTO
    May 05, 2015
    The Sacramento State baseball series scheduled for this weekend at Northern Colorado has been moved to Sacramento and John Smith Field due to forecasted rain throughout the weekend in Greeley.
  • LUKES TIES HITS RECORD AS BASEBALL BEATS UC DAVIS 7-1
    May 05, 2015
    Sacramento State junior right fielder Nathan Lukes went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run and three RBIs to tie the program career hits record and four Hornet pitchers held UC Davis to one run on three hits in a 7-1 win Tuesday night at Raley Field.
  • BASEBALL WRAPS RALEY SCHEDULE VS RIVAL UC DAVIS ON TUESDAY
    May 04, 2015
    In its only home game over a three-week stretch Sacramento State (25-23) plays its final Raley Field game of the season against a familiar foe facing Causeway rival UC Davis (26-19-1) at 6:35 p.m Tuesday.
  • BASEBALL COMPLETES DOMINANT SWEEP OF CHICAGO STATE WITH 9-2 WIN
    May 03, 2015
    After scoring seven runs on Friday and eight on Saturday Sacramento State put up a nine-spot on Sunday to complete a dominant three-game sweep of Chicago State with a 9-2 win.
  • BASEBALL SCORES EIGHT OVER LAST FOUR INNINGS, BEATS CHICAGO STATE 8-1
    May 02, 2015
    Trailing 1-0 after five innings Sacramento State scored twice in the sixth, three times in the seventh, twice more in the eighth, and added another run in the ninth inning to run away with an 8-1 win over Chicago State on Saturday.
  • BASEBALL BESTS CHICAGO STATE 7-2 IN SERIES OPENER
    May 01, 2015
    CHICAGO – Senior Brennan Leitao threw six scoreless innings and the top three hitters in the Hornet lineup – Nathan Lukes, Scotty Burcham, and Devin Lehman – combined to go 8-for-13 with each recording multi-hit lines as Sacramento State topped Chicago State 7-2 in the opener of a three game series.
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