2017 Sacramento State Baseball News

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    March 26, 2017
    BASEBALL EDGED BY NORTHERN COLORADO AFTER NINTH INNING RALLY Nick Tanner delivered a walk off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth as Northern Colorado scored six times in their final at bat to come back for an 8-7 win on Sunday in Greeley.
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    March 25, 2017
    BIG INNING LEADS NORTHERN COLORADO TO 9-5 BASEBALL WIN Northern Colorado scored six runs in the fifth inning to erase a 3-1 deficit and held on for an 9-5 win in game two of the weekend WAC series against Sacramento State on Saturday.
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    March 24, 2017
    LATE RALLY NOT ENOUGH AS BASEBALL FALLS AT NORTHERN COLORADO, 7-5 The Sacramento State baseball team rallied in the ninth inning but came up just short of another late-inning comeback, falling 7-5 at Northern Colorado in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
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    March 23, 2017
    BASEBALL OPENS WAC PLAY FRIDAY AT NORTHERN COLORADO Sacramento State (11-8) opens Western Athletic Conference (WAC) play on the road in a three-game set against Northern Colorado (8-12). The teams will play at 1 p.m. Pacific time on Friday and 11 a.m. Pacific on both Saturday and Sunday in Greeley.
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    March 22, 2017
    BASEBALL BATTLES BACK FOR 3-2 WIN AT WICHITA STATE For third time in the last five games Sacramento State rallied from an early deficit to win in the late innings, on Wednesday overcoming a 2-0 Wichita State lead in the first inning and going ahead in the ninth for a 3-2 win.
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    March 22, 2017
    BASEBALL BEGINS ROAD STRETCH AT WICHITA STATE WEDNESDAY Sacramento State (10-8) plays eight of its next nine games on the road with a midweek contest at Wichita State (11-9) at 4 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday before opening WAC play Friday at Northern Colorado.
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    March 18, 2017
    BASEBALL DEFEATED BY MINNESOTA IN SERIES FINALE, 5-2 After two late inning come-from-behind wins this week the Hornets brought the tying run to the plate with one out in the eighth but Minnesota closer Brian Glowicki pitched out of trouble to complete a 5-2 win for his team on Saturday at John Smith Field.
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    March 17, 2017
    MINNESOTA EVENS BASEBALL SERIES WITH WIN FRIDAY NIGHT Minnesota scored multiple runs in four innings and evened the weekend series with Sacramento State with a 9-2 win Friday at John Smith Field.
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    March 16, 2017
    BASEBALL RALLIES LATE AGAIN, BEATS MINNESOTA 3-2 Sacramento State scored three times on the bottom of the eighth inning to rally from down 2-0 and take the series opener over Minnesota, 3-2, on Thursday at John Smith Field.
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    March 15, 2017
    BASEBALL HOSTS MINNESOTA IN FINAL SERIES BEFORE START OF WAC PLAY Sacramento State (9-6) plays its fourth home series of the season hosting Big 10 foe Minnesota (9-7) in its final series before the start of Western Athletic Conference (WAC) play next week. The Hornets will host the Golden Gophers at 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at John Smith Field.
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    March 14, 2017
    BASEBALL RALLIES WITH FOUR RUNS IN THE NINTH FOR 7-5 WIN AT NEVADA RENO, Nev. - Sacramento State sent eight men to the plate and scored four runs on five hits in the top of the ninth inning to rally from down 5-3 and defeat Nevada, 7-5, on Tuesday in Reno.
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    March 13, 2017
    BASEBALL PLAYS MIDWEEK GAME TUESDAY AT NEVADA Sacramento State (8-6) plays its first midweek game of the season on Tuesday at Nevada (4-11) at 2 p.m. The teams will also meet later this season, on May 2, at John Smith Field.
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    March 11, 2017
    BASEBALL DROPS SERIES FINALE VS. PENN STATE, 6-1 Four Penn State pitchers permitted just two hits and first baseman Willie Burger struck the big blow with a 3-run homer in the third inning as the Nittany Lions earned a 6-1 win over Sacramento State on Saturday in the series finale.
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    March 10, 2017
    BASEBALL SCORES EARLY AND OFTEN IN 11-3 WIN OVER PENN STATE Sacramento State scored in five of the first six innings of the game, scoring multiple runs in three frames, en route to an 11-3 win over Penn State before a large home crowd on Friday night at John Smith Field.
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    March 09, 2017
    BASEBALL DROPS SERIES OPENER VS. PENN STATE, 4-2 Penn State hit two solo home runs and two Nittany Lion pitchers allowed just four singles in a 4-2 win over Sacramento State in the series opener Thursday at John Smith Field.
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    March 07, 2017
    BASEBALL BACK HOME TO HOST PENN STATE THURSDAY-SATURDAY The Sacramento State baseball team (7-4) returns home to face another Power 5 opponent, hosting Penn State (4-6) for a three game series. Games are scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday night and 1 p.m. on Saturday at John Smith Field.
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    March 06, 2017
    JUSTIN DILLON REPEATS AS WAC PITCHER OF THE WEEK After another brilliant performance in a 7-1 win at No. 11 Washington, Sacramento State senior pitcher Justin Dillon has been named WAC Pitcher of the Week for the second consecutive week.
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    March 05, 2017
    BASEBALL FALLS TO #11 WASHINGTON IN SERIES FINALE Washington starter Chris Micheles and three relievers permitted just three hits and the 11th-ranked Huskies took the finale of a four-game series with the Hornets, 4-0, on Sunday.
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    March 04, 2017
    BASEBALL NARROWLY EDGED IN BOTH GAMES OF DOUBLEHEADER SATURDAY AT #11 WASHINGTON In a doubleheader on Saturday Hornet junior PJ Floyd had ninth-inning home runs in both games, forcing extra innings with a 3-run blast in the first game and pulling the Hornets within a run with a 2-run shot in the second game, but No. 11 Washington walked-off with an 8-5 win in 10 innings in game one and held on for a 3-2 win in game in Seattle.
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    March 03, 2017
    BASEBALL BEATS #11 WASHINGTON 7-1 IN SEATTLE Senior Justin Dillon was sensational again, allowing just one hit and one walk with eight strikeouts over six innings, and the Hornets scored four runs in the third en route to a 7-1 win over No. 11 Washington in the opener of the weekend series.
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    March 02, 2017
    BASEBALL SERIES OPENER AT #11 WASHINGTON RAINED OUT Rain has washed out the first game of the weekend series between Sacramento State and No. 11 Washington that was schedule to be played Thursday evening.
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    March 02, 2017
    BASEBALL PLAYS FIRST ROAD SERIES AT NO. 11 WASHINGTON The Sacramento State baseball team (6-1) plays its first road games of the season facing No. 11 Washington (4-3) in a four-game set in Seattle. The teams are scheduled to play at 6:05 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2:05 p.m. Saturday, and 1:05 p.m. on Sunday, weather permitting.
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    February 27, 2017
    DILLON NAMED NATIONAL PITCHER OF THE WEEK, WAC PITCHER OF THE WEEK After throwing the first no-hitter in Sacramento State’s Div. I history, senior pitcher Justin Dillon has been named National Pitcher of the Week by four publications and was chosen as Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Pitcher of the Week.
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    February 26, 2017
    BASEBALL BEATS NORTHERN KENTUCKY 12-11 TO COMPLETE FOUR-GAME SERIES SWEEP Sacramento State trailed by four runs twice, down 4-0 early and 11-7 in the sixth inning, but battled back both times and scored the winning run on a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth to defeat Northern Kentucky, 12-11, in the series finale on Sunday.
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    February 25, 2017
    BASEBALL OFFENSE ERUPTS, MORE STRONG PITCHING IN 10-0 WIN OVER NORTHERN KENTUCKY Sophomore James Outman hit his first career grand slam in a six-run sixth inning and freshman Parker Brahms allowed just three hits and one walk with nine strikeouts over seven scoreless innings as Sacramento State shut out Northern Kentucky for the second time in three games, winning 10-0.
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    February 24, 2017
    BASEBALL WALKS OFF WITH 6-5 WIN OVER NORTHERN KENTUCKY IN 11 INNINGS Trailing 5-4 and down to their final out, Sacramento State tied the game with an RBI single from senior Trent Goodrich and won it on an infield hit from junior Ian Dawkins as the Hornets walked off with a 6-5 victory over Northern Kentucky in 11 innings.
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    February 23, 2017
    DILLON THROWS BASEBALL’S FIRST DIV. I NO-HITTER IN 2-0 SHUTOUT OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY Sacramento State senior right-handed pitcher Justin Dillon threw the first no-hitter in the Div. I history of the program in a 2-0 win over Northern Kentucky on Thursday night at John Smith Field.
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    February 21, 2017
    BASEBALL OPENS HOME SERIES WITH NORTHERN KENTUCKY THURSDAY NIGHT After taking 2-of-3 games in a season-opening series win against Pac-12 Washington State, Sacramento State (2-1) hosts a four-game home series against Northern Kentucky (1-2). The teams are scheduled to play at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 6:00 p.m. Friday, 2:00 p.m. Saturday, and 1:00 p.m. Sunday at John Smith Field.
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    February 21, 2017
    BASEBALL ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND COMING APRIL 7-9 The Sacramento State baseball team will welcome back its alumni for the weekend of April 7-9 when the Hornets host Grand Canyon in a WAC series at John Smith Field.
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    February 20, 2017
    BASEBALL SERIES FINALE VS. WASHINGTON STATE CANCELLED Rain has washed out the fourth and final game of the season-opening series between Sacramento State and Washington State schedule for Monday evening.
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    February 19, 2017
    BASEBALL EDGED BY WASHINGTON STATE, 4-3, AFTER LATE COUGAR RALLY Washington State catcher Cory Meyer capped a 3-run eighth inning with a 2-run homer down the left field line as Washington State battled back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat Sacramento State, 4-3, on a rainy Sunday at John Smith Field.
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    February 18, 2017
    BASEBALL OPENS SEASON WITH DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP OF WASHINGTON STATE The Sacramento State baseball team opened its season in fine fashion on Saturday, sweeping a home doubleheader over Washington State with wins of 10-2 and 6-4 at John Smith Field.
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    February 18, 2017
    BASEBALL OPENER POSTPONED; DOUBLEHEADER NOW STARTING AT 3 PM SATURDAY The Sacramento State baseball season opener scheduled for Friday night has been postponed due to rain.
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    February 15, 2017
    BASEBALL OPENS 2017 SEASON WITH HOME SERIES VS. WASHINGTON STATE The 2017 Sacramento State baseball season begins Friday night with the first of eight straight home games to kick off the year. The Hornets host Pac-12 opponent Washington State for four games, with opening night at 6 p.m. Friday and games at 6 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, and 6 p.m. Monday at John Smith Field.
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    February 13, 2017
    BASEBALL SEASON BEGINS FRIDAY WITH FIRST OF 21 HOME NIGHT GAMES The 2017 Sacramento State baseball season begins at 6 p.m. Friday vs. Washington State with the first of 21 night games on campus in the first full season under the lights at John Smith Field.
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    February 10, 2017
    Q&A WITH BASEBALL HEAD COACH REGGIE CHRISTIANSEN PREPARING FOR THE 2017 SEASON The start of the Sacramento State baseball season is just one week away, when the Hornets open a four-game series against Washington State next Friday night at 6 p.m.
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    February 07, 2017
    BASEBALL PICKED THIRD IN PRESEASON WAC COACHES POLL The Sacramento State baseball team has been picked to finish third in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in the Coaches Poll released by the league on Wednesday.
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    January 19, 2017
    HORNET BASEBALL SIGNS 6-YEAR-OLD YESHUA "ROCK" THROWER Head Coach Reggie Christiansen and the Sacramento State baseball team sign 6-year-old Yeshua "Rock" Thrower. Yeshua, who was diagnosed in 2014 with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), came to the Hornets through Team Impact, a nonprofit whose mission is to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of team.
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    December 02, 2016
    BASEBALL TO HOST SEVENTH ANNUAL DIAMOND DINNER JANUARY 20 The Sacramento State baseball team will host its seventh annual Diamond Dinner on Friday, January 20, at 5:30 p.m. The event will once again be held at the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on 6151 H Street, located just across the street from the north entrance to the Sacramento State campus.
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    November 17, 2016
    BASEBALL SIGNS SEVEN TO NATIONAL LETTERS OF INTENT The Sacramento State baseball program has signed seven high school seniors to National Letters of Intent in the early signing period for the 2017-18 academic year, head coach Reggie Christiansen announced Thursday.
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