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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

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Akitoshi finds new home in Big West

Eric Blatz April 29, 2015

Stepping to the plate in the bottom of the fifth inning a 6-6 game, junior shortstop Yusuke Akitoshi steps in the batter's box and crouches into his signature batting stance. Flicking his bat back and...

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Baseball: Matadors pitcher Joe Ryan earns first career 6-2 win over San Diego State

Eric Blatz April 22, 2015

Ryan threw five innings Tuesday, allowing just one earned run in the Matadors 6-2 win over San Diego State. Ryan also added seven strikeouts and two walks to his totals in his first career win. He retired...

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Baseball: CSUN avoids series sweep against Hawaii

Eric Blatz April 21, 2015

Starting pitcher Rayne Raven pitched into the seventh inning, first baseman Nolan Bumstead and short stop Yusuke Akitoshi each had two RBIs and the Matadors defeated the Rainbow Warriors 7-3 Sunday night...

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Baseball: CSUN loses 1-0 in pitchers duel at the University of Hawaii

Eric Blatz April 19, 2015

Junior starting pitcher Calvin Copping tossed eight strong innings, but a wild pitch in the bottom of the first proved to be the difference as the Matadors lost to the warriors on Friday night at Les Murkami...

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Baseball: Late game heroics fuel six-run eighth inning as CSUN beats BYU 10-8

Eric Blatz April 14, 2015

The CSUN baseball team (22-13, 2-7 Big West) used an six-run eighth inning to rally past BYU for a 10-8 victory on Monday at Matador Field. The Matadors have now improved to 16-7 at home and are 20-6...

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Baseball: CSUN falls 1-0 to Long Beach State

Eric Blatz April 4, 2015

In dropping a 1-0 decision to the Long Beach Dirtbags, the CSUN offense was unable to provide senior pitcher Jerry Keel with any run support. But the story of the night was the Matadors missing bats and...

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Baseball: CSUN Rally Comes Up Short In 3-2 Defeat Of Long Beach

Eric Blatz April 3, 2015

CSUN Baseball almost pulled off a comeback against Long Beach State, but fell just short, as they lost 3-2 on Thursday night at Blair Field. Junior pitcher Calvin Copping received the loss, despite...

Justin Toerner steals second during home game Saturday against Dartmouth. Halie Cook/Contributor

Baseball: CSU Bakersfield ends six-game winning streak, beats CSUN 10-7

Eric Blatz March 26, 2015

Despite jumping out to a 6-2 lead through four innings, the Matadors could not avoid allowing big innings as Cal State University Bakersfield scored four in the sixth and three in the seventh to secure...

Ryan Raslowsky slides in to home plate after advancing to the third on a wild pitch at the bottom of the 3rd inning.
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Baseball: Four-game series ends with the 7-1 Matador victory and sweep of Dartmouth

Eric Blatz March 22, 2015

The CSUN Matadors (19-5) baseball team swept the visiting Dartmouth Big Green (1-11) in a 4-game series this weekend. Matadors won the fourth game on Saturday, 7-1, over Big Green. With the win, the...

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Baseball: CSUN keeps rolling with doubleheader sweep of Dartmouth

Eric Blatz March 21, 2015

GAME 1 Senior Pitcher Jerry Keel tossed a complete-game and the CSUN Matadors scored eight runs on only five hits in the first game of a doubleheader sweep over the Dartmouth Big Green on Friday at...

Chester Pak goes one for three in the day, but that one hit was a homerun that gave the Matadors the 4-3 edge versus Pepperdine University on March 17. (Raul Martinez/ Staff Photographer)

Pak homer lifts CSUN over Pepperdine

Eric Blatz March 19, 2015

Senior right fielder Chester Pak solo home run in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted CSUN to a 4-3 win over the Pepperdine Waves on Tuesday afternoon at Matador field. The Matadors improved to 15-5...

CSUN right fielder Chester Pak at the plate before hitting his homer against George Washington University Friday, March 13. Photo credit: Vincent Nguyen

Baseball: Sixth inning rally lifts CSUN over George Washington University 10-3

Eric Blatz March 14, 2015

CSUN baseball used a six run sixth inning to break open the 3-3 tie, as the Matadors defeated the George Washington Colonials by the final of 10-3 on Friday afternoon at Matador Field. Right fielder...

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