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World Series Preview: Royals winning formula enough to defeat the Giants

World Series Preview: Royals winning formula enough to defeat the Giants

Andrew Lim

October 21, 2014

If someone predicted the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants are meeting in the World Series, before the season started, I would have called you insane but here we are.   The Giants have been there three times in the last five years and have two World Series Championships un...

Andrew Friedman hired to sort out Dodgers payroll and coaching situations

Andrew Friedman hired to sort out Dodgers payroll and coaching situations

Andrew Lim

October 14, 2014

After an abrupt ending to a once promising season for the Dodgers, the management decided to shake things up from the top. The Dodgers hired Andrew Friedman to be the president of baseball operations. Friedman was the executive vice president of baseball operations for the Tampa Bay Devil Ra...

Dodgers’ ace Kershaw should win NL MVP

Dodgers’ ace Kershaw should win NL MVP

Andrew Lim

October 3, 2014

With the MLB season , the NL MVP race took an unexpected turn. For a couple weeks, there were two candidates for the MVP. One player was Marlins’ outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. The other was Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting ace Clayton Kershaw. As Kershaw and the Dodgers gear up for post season play...

Revisiting the Freeway Series between the Dodgers and Angels: Column

Revisiting the Freeway Series between the Dodgers and Angels: Column

Andrew Lim

September 12, 2014

With the MLB regular season coming to a close over the next month, there is a chance that this year’s World Series could be a Freeway Series between the Angels and the Dodgers. To this date, there has never been a freeway series for the World Series Championship. According to the Las Vegas Bo...

Get to know: Shay Maltese

Get to know: Shay Maltese

Andrew Martinez

May 7, 2014

  Major: Information Systems Position: Relief pitcher Experience: Redshirt senior Hometown: Superior, Colorado High School: Monarch High School   Favorites Food:  Chipotle Music: Eric Church Movie: Out Cold TV: Entourage Team: Colorado Rockies Player:...

Unsung players keeping LA competitive in NL West

Unsung players keeping LA competitive in NL West

Andrew Martinez

May 7, 2014

  Written by Andrew Aroche / Contributor As of today, the Los Angeles Dodgers sit in third place in the National League West. After a slow start to the season from star players like shortstop Hanley Ramirez and health woes that some see as a result of the exhibition series in Australia, severa...

Baseball: Matadors ride big inning, late rally for road win in Bakersfield

Baseball: Matadors ride big inning, late rally for road win in Bakersfield

Andrew Martinez

April 30, 2014

  Despite a rough pitching performance by the Matador staff, CSUN (16-28, 4-8 Big West) broke a six game losing streak and won a their fifth road game as they defeated the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (17-26, 9-9 WAC) 9-8 Tuesday at Hardt Field. Down 8-7 in the top of the eighth inni...

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall to No. 23 TCU

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall to No. 23 TCU

Andrew Martinez

April 27, 2014

  The Matador (15-28) struggles in April continued on Sunday, as CSUN fell to the No. 23 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (30-13) 3-0 at Lupton Stadium in their 12th loss of the month and are now suffering through their second five-game losing streak in three weeks. CSUN had no answ...

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall at San Diego State

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall at San Diego State

Andrew Martinez

April 23, 2014

A big inning for San Diego State (29-12) spelled doom for the Matadors (15-25) Tuesday, as CSUN gave up six runs in the bottom of the third inning en route to a 7-5 loss to the San Diego State Aztecs at Tony Gwynn Stadium. After two three-and-out innings to begin the game, sophomore starting ri...

Baseball players pitch in to clean up Matador Field

Baseball players pitch in to clean up Matador Field

Andrew Martinez

April 21, 2014

  Immediately following the final pitch of a 6-2 victory at home over the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors on April 17, Matador  baseball players line up and congratulate each other and head over to the outfield, where they meet with coaches for a brief post-game meeting. Following their coache...

Baseball: CSUN halts losing streak, defeats Hawai’i

Baseball: CSUN halts losing streak, defeats Hawai’i

Kevin Linares

April 18, 2014

Both the Matadors (14-23, 3-7 Big West) and the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (14-20, 2-8) have had a tough time winning in the month of April and looked to put an end to it in the series opener at Matador Field. The Matadors were fighting to put a halt to their five game losing streak while the Rainbo...

Baseball: Matadors give up four in fifth, drop rematch with Pepperdine 9-5

Baseball: Matadors give up four in fifth, drop rematch with Pepperdine 9-5

Emmanuel Reid

April 16, 2014

Since their March 25 match-up, the Matadors (13-23) and the No. 19 Pepperdine Waves (26-8) have been heading in different directions. Their last meeting saw the Matadors winning 4-2 at Eddy D. Field Stadium. The Matadors have struggled ever since, losing eight of their last 10 games. Tuesday's nonconf...

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