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Baseball: Muren, Keel head team with offseason accolades

Jonathan Andrade

June 19, 2012

CSUN might not have had the season they wanted as a team but junior pitcher Alex Muren and freshman ace Jerry Keel have had nothing but good news this offseason. Muren was drafted in the 12th round by the Minnesota Twins with the 370th overall pick in this season’s MLB draft. Last season Muren pitched hi...

Baseball: Matadors can’t keep up with Mustang bats in Game 2, split doubleheaeder


Alonso Tacanga

April 14, 2012

Thirty minutes after surviving a nerve-wracking slugfest of a Game 1 in which he pinch-ran a crucial run for CSUN (15-19, 3-5 Big West), pitcher Alex Muren got on the mound for Game 2 to make sure the Mustangs’ powerful offense was held in check at least once Saturday afternoon at Matador Field. Eight Cal Poly hits later, it was clear that offense dominating defense was going to remain the theme of the after...

Baseball: Matadors look to bullpen as they face ‘Runners

CSUN pitcher Vincent Roberts looks for a strike against Indiana on March 9. Roberts and the Matadors aim to build some momentum as they host Cal State Bakersfield today in a non-conference meeting. Photo credit: Mariela Molina / Photo editor

Jonathan Andrade

April 10, 2012

After winning the final game of the weekend series at UC Santa Barbara Saturday, the Matadors (13-18, 2-4) will try to get on a winning streak against CSU Bakersfield (15-15) today at Matador Field. For the second time in Big West Conference play, CSUN dropped the first two games of a weekend seri...

Baseball: CSUN evens series with Hoosiers with 12-5 romping


Alonso Tacanga

March 10, 2012

Following a 7-3 Friday loss in which the Matadors gave up seven consecutive unanswered runs, CSUN head coach Matt Curtis had a lengthy chat with his team, particularly about defensive mistakes. The Matadors had only one error on the day, but also recorded six wild pitches, making their comeback attempt an all-afternoon uphill battle they eventually lost. “We had a pretty big talk...

Matadors sweep doubleheader, take series from Northwestern

Matador Todd Eskelin misses the pitch in their game against UCLA. CSUN came back and took a two-game series over Northwestern. Photo Credit: Michael Cheng / Daily Sundial

Jonathan Andrade

February 27, 2012

Led by Alex Muren’s one-hitter in game 1 and Chester Pak’s 11th inning walk-off single in game 2, CSUN came away victorious twice during a Saturday double-header against Northwestern. CSUN opened the series with Muren on the mound and completed the late-inning comeback against the Wildcats in a 4-3 se...

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