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Baseball: Rhode Island drops CSUN in seventh

Alonso Tacanga

March 13, 2012

A two-out two-run single in the top of the seventh inning was the difference as Rhode Island had the last laugh in a back-and-forth game Tuesday afternoon at Matador Field. Ram Milan Adams played the role of hero as his single defeated CSUN, 5-4, in the first game of a two-game home series against...

Baseball: CSUN hopes improved weekend pitching carries over into two-game series vs. Rams

Baseball: CSUN hopes improved weekend pitching carries over into two-game series vs. Rams

Jonathan Andrade

March 12, 2012

Northridge pitchers have struggled finding the plate up to this point in the season but CSUN (8-7) didn’t allow Indiana many free passes en route to a 2-1 series win over the weekend, ending a four-game skid. The Matadors will take their new-found control into their two-game series against visiting Rhode I...

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

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...

Baseball: CSUN unable to score after early lead on Indiana

Baseball: CSUN unable to score after early lead on Indiana

Gilberto Manzano

March 9, 2012

After taking a 3-0 lead in the opening inning, the Matadors thought their day was over and decided to get “comfortable,” said redshirt junior outfielder Adam Barry. The three runs CSUN scored were the only times the Matadors crossed home plate, losing 7-3 to Indiana University Friday afterno...

Baseball: Pitching changeup: CSUN focuses on high ERA as its hosts Indiana

Baseball: Pitching changeup: CSUN focuses on high ERA as its hosts Indiana

Jonathan Andrade

March 7, 2012

The Matadors are on a three-game losing streak after a trip to San Diego last weekend, but have a chance to snap their misfortune during a three-game visit from Indiana (3-7) starting Friday. CSUN (6-6) played four games at the San Diego State Aztec Invitational last weekend went 1-3, with their lone victory coming in the o...

Baseball: Matadors struggle on the road at SDSU Aztec Invitational

Baseball: Matadors struggle on the road at SDSU Aztec Invitational

Jonathan Andrade

March 5, 2012

CSUN hit the road to take part in the SDSU Aztec Invitational over the weekend and had mixed results, only managing to claim one victory. Most teams that score nine runs in a game will come away with the victory but that wasn’t the case for Northridge Sunday. CSUN (6-6) was able to gather nine hit...

Baseball: CSUN travels to San Diego for Invitational

Baseball: CSUN travels to San Diego for Invitational

Alonso Tacanga

February 29, 2012

Coming off a Monday 18-6 loss against Washington in which their pitching gave up 17 hits, the Matadors (5-3) look to bounce back with a third consecutive winning outing to start the season at the Aztec Invitational this weekend. The Matadors will play four times and against three rivals, starting...

Baseball: Matadors unable to stop potent Huskies offense in 18-6 loss at Matador Field

Baseball: Matadors unable to stop potent Huskies offense in 18-6 loss at Matador Field

Jonathan Andrade

February 27, 2012

  The Matadors’ pitching staff has struggled finding the plate so far this year and the trend continued Monday afternoon in an 18-6 romping from Washington at Matador Field. Playing in gloomy weather, CSUN’s pitchers walked nine batters and allowed 17 hits in a shortened seven-inning ...

Matadors sweep doubleheader, take series from Northwestern

Matadors sweep doubleheader, take series from Northwestern

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...

Baseball: CSUN eyes first home win

Baseball: CSUN eyes first home win

Jonathan Andrade

February 23, 2012

The Matadors may be coming off a 19-7 loss Tuesday against No. 22 UCLA, but don’t expect CSUN to have any lingering feelings heading into this weekend’s homestand. CSUN (2-2) will play four games against Northwestern (1-2) in three days, including a double header Saturday at Matador Field. “We’ll just have to come ...

Baseball: CSUN blasted by No. 22 UCLA in home opener

Baseball: CSUN blasted by No. 22 UCLA in home opener

Jonathan Andrade

February 21, 2012

Giving up more than one multiple-run inning in a single game is always a remedy for disaster, and that’s just what CSUN did in its home opener Tuesday against No. 22 UCLA. CSUN (2-2) gave up a two-run shot and a three-run triple in the third inning, putting itself in a 5-0 hole that not even ...

Baseball: Matadors host No. 22 UCLA in home opener

Baseball: Matadors host No. 22 UCLA in home opener

Jonathan Andrade

February 20, 2012

The Matadors (2-1) will take on UCLA today at Matador Field in their home opener after winning two of three over the weekend at Sacramento State. No. 22 UCLA (1-2) is coming off a home series loss to Maryland. In the series-closing game on Sunday, the Bruins lost to the Terrapins 5-1 after on...

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