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Baseball: CSUN offense can’t keep up with Dirtbag bats in latter innings


Jonathan Andrade

April 27, 2012

Heading into Friday's game, the visiting Long Beach State Dirtbags had only managed to hit one ball beyond the outfield walls this year. But they hadn’t played at Matador Field. With the walls 325-feet away down the line, a three-run dinger by LBSU’s Juan Avila made all the difference as the CSUN bats were unable to keep...

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: 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...

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