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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

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...

Baseball splits home series with Wolves

Baseball splits home series with Wolves

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 18, 2016

New season, new opponents. That must be the mindset for the Cal State East Bay baseball team who welcomed the Western Oregon University Wolves to Pioneer Baseball Field for the first time since at least 2009. The Pioneers (5-2 overall) had to settle for a split after the three-day series that saw...

Playoffs possible for Pioneers

Playoffs possible for Pioneers

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 14, 2016

If things start as good as they ended last year, the Cal State East Bay men’s baseball team has a strong shot to make the playoffs in 2016. Last year, the Pioneers ended the year on fire. They won their last six games in a row and over their final 17 games went 14-3. They finished the year 2...

Baseball player bucks the trend: First Black pitcher in 16 years

Baseball player bucks the trend: First Black pitcher in 16 years

DaRyn Merriwether,
Contributor

December 3, 2015

Historically, baseball has had a low population of African American play ers. Following Hank Aaron’s home run in 1979, there was an increase in Af- rican American players on game-day rosters. However, since 2013, only 8.3 percent of players were African American, according to the Universi...

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