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CSUEB’s Myles Babitt drafted by Diamondbacks

CSUEB’s Myles Babitt drafted by Diamondbacks

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

June 22, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Two dreams came true for Cal State East Bay senior baseball player Myles Babitt on June 11. The outfielder graduated with a degree in communications and was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 25th round of the 2016 Major Baseball League Draft. Babitt’s notification of being drafted was surreal, a...

Starting pitching hurts Oakland A’s

Starting pitching hurts Oakland A’s

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

June 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

The Oakland Athletics’ 2016 season is underway, and they are off to a rather underwhelming start. The team currently sits at 22-29, which is on pace for the sub .500 final record that most analysts predicted they would hold before the season began. While the record isn’t very shocking, it’s h...

Historic season comes to an end

Historic season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Pioneers fell in two tough games on Thursday and Friday that put their record season, 33-22 overall, to an end. East Bay traveled to Riverside on Thursday and competed against top tier California Baptist University, who ranked #7 for their first game of the NCAA Division II West regionals. The game did...

Baseball falls short in CCAA title game

Baseball falls short in CCAA title game

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay baseball team had an exceptional weekend in the CCAA tournament last weekend. They won three games to two against some of the top teams in the league, but unfortunately fell in the championship game 10-9 to Chico State on Saturday. East Bay began their CCAA playoff run on Wedne...

Navarro driving force for Pioneers

Navarro driving force for Pioneers

Marquis Jamarillo,
Contributor

May 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

To say you were born to play baseball is one thing. To actually live it is another. Rudy Navarro, Jr., a 21-year-old senior on the Cal State East Bay Pioneer baseball team lives that reality. Navarro, originally from Corcoran, is a utility player: he plays multiple positions on the baseball field, which is...

Fuerza impulsora ofensiva para los Pioneros

Fuerza impulsora ofensiva para los Pioneros

Rudy Navarro and Marquis Jamarillo,
Contributors

May 18, 2016


Filed under Spanish

Decir ‘nacido para jugar al béisbol’ es una cosa. Pero vivirlo es otra. Rudy Navarro, Jr., un estudiante de tercer año de 21 años de edad en el equipo de béisbol de la Universidad Estatal de California en la Bahía del Este viviendo esta realidad. Navarro, originario de Corcoran, es un jugador de u...

Pioneers CCAA North Division champions

Pioneers CCAA North Division champions

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay Pioneers had a tremendous weekend of baseball. Not only did they punch their ticket into the California Collegiate Athletic Association playoffs, but they also claimed the CCAA North Division title for the first time in school history. East Bay played a four-game series this wee...

Baseball falls to conference rival SFSU Gators

Baseball falls to conference rival SFSU Gators

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay baseball team fell to rival San Francisco State in a game with very little offense on Tuesday afternoon.East Bay was fresh off a road trip in Southern California last weekend, where they faced UC San Diego (29-17 overall, 18-15 conference) in a three-game series winning two, 5-...

Pioneer baseball still in playoff run

Pioneer baseball still in playoff run

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay baseball team almost had a clean sweep this weekend against Cal State San Marcos. The Pioneers won the three game series against the Cougars 2-1. The Pioneers swept San Marcos (21-20 overall, 13-16 conference) in their doubleheader on Saturday, winning 7-3 in the first game and 8-4 in the second game. ...

San Francisco Giant’s Championship Pattern

San Francisco Giant’s Championship Pattern

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

In 2010, 2012 and 2014, the San Francisco Giants defied the odds and brought a World Series title back to San Francisco. With the Giants 2016 season underway, the Bay Area has to wonder if another even year championship is in the cards? One thing is for sure: When compared to the three even year World S...

Pioneers split home double header with Chico State Wildcats

Pioneers split home double header with Chico State Wildcats

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The hot weather on Tuesday was a factor that forced the Cal State East Bay baseball team to battle through two close games. Before the home double header, the Pioneers were in Los Angeles over the weekend, where they swept the California State Dominguez Hills Toros (14-16 overall, 8-12 conference) th...

Baseball team goes 2-2 in weekend series

Baseball team goes 2-2 in weekend series

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

March 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Despite a 2-2 recent series, the Cal State East Bay baseball team is still off to a great start. CSUEB is now 11-4 overall and 2-2 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference games after splitting a four-game series at East Bay and Stanislaus State (9-5 overall, 2-2 conference) over the weeken...

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