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WAC Baseball Weekend Preview, May 8th – 11th

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Samuel Wasson is the Co-Founder and Editor of BleedCrimson.net and covers New Mexico State University athletics. He comes to the CBB as our expert on the WAC.

SERIES OF THE WEEK: SAN JOSE STATE AT FRESNO STATE (Joe Beiden Field)

Why It’s Important: San Jose State at 12-11 in conference play still has an outside shot at the conference title and if they are able to go into Fresno and win the series they would come out either tied or one game ahead of Fresno State in the standings. Fresno State, the preseason pick to win the WAC has stumbled in it’s last two series, losing three of four to second place Nevada and splitting a series with sixth place New Mexico State at home but still remain atop the standings. Continue reading

WAC Midweek Recap

WAC LogoFresno State at Long Beach State
Fresno State ventured to Long Beach, CA to take on the Long Beach State Dirtbags in a non-conference game. The Bulldogs fell 2-1 on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs and Dirtbags combined to use 15 pitchers in the game with no pitcher recording more than three innings of work. The Dogs recorded five hits but scored their only run in the top of the ninth. The Dirtbags scored in the second and the deciding run in the fourth. The Bulldogs fall to 28-24 overall while LBSU improves to 28-17.

Fresno State Recap
Long Beach State Recap

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WAC Players of the Week for April 28th – May 4th

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DENVER, CO – Fresno State outfielder Steve Susdorf and Nevada pitcher Derek Achelpohl have been named the Western Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for April 28-May 4.

Susdorf, a senior from Newhall, Calif. (Hart HS), hit .381 (8-for-21) with nine RBI, four home runs, six scored runs, two stolen bases, and a pair of walks as Fresno State split its series against New Mexico State last week. In an 11-8 series-opening win over New Mexico State, Susdorf went 4-for-5 at the plate with two home runs, two runs scored, six RBI, and a stolen base. Susdorf also had eight putouts last week without an error. Continue reading

WAC Weekend Recap, May 2nd – May 4th

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Samuel Wasson is the Co-Founder and Editor of BleedCrimson.net and covers New Mexico State University athletics. He comes to the CBB as our expert on the WAC.

Sacramento State at Hawai’i
The Warriors took three of four from the visiting Hornets winning game one on Friday night 8-3 then splitting a pair on Saturday, 3-1 and 7-3 before rallying in the ninth for a 9-8 victory. The series victory by Hawai’i muddles the race in the middle of the league as there are four teams (San Jose State, Hawai’i, Sacramento State, New Mexico State) within two games of each other in the loss column.

The Warriors are now 16-12 in conference play and 24-25 overall while the Hornets fall to 11-12 in conference play and 20-27 overall.

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WAC Baseball Weekend Preview May 2nd – 4th 2008

WAC LogoSamuel Wasson is the Co-Founder and Editor of BleedCrimson.net and covers New Mexico State University athletics. He comes to the CBB as our expert on the WAC.

SERIES OF THE WEEK: SACRAMENTO STATE AT HAWAI’I (Les Murakami Stadium)

Why It’s Important: Hawai`i and Sacramento State are separated by just a half a game in the WAC standings, with UH three games behind Fresno State for first place and Sacramento State 3.5 games back. Continue reading

BleedCrimson.net checks in with Rocky Ward

Our good buddy Sam Wasson of BleedCrimson.net continues his weekly interviews with New Mexico State head coach Rocky Ward. This week he talks about last week’s games against Hawai’i Pacific and conference foe Hawai’i. They will head back home this weekend when they play against Fresno State in a four game set. The full article is available here.

Bulldogs Complete Sweep over La Tech

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Fri. Fresno St. 14 – La Tech 5
Sat. Fresno St. 9 – La Tech 8
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un. Fresno St. 8 – La Tech 0

FRESNO, Calif. – With a strong pitching performance and offense barrage of 42 runs, Fresno State completed a four-game sweep of Louisiana Tech on Sunday afternoon. La Tech managed just five hits against Bulldog pitching on Sunday as Fresno State won 8-0.

The Bulldogs improved their WAC record to 9-3 and due to a San Jose State’s 2-1 win over Sacramento State (15-17, 10-5), Fresno State took sole possession of first place in the league standings. Continue reading

Sacramento State Blows Out Louisiana Tech

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RUSTON, La. – Junior Gabe Jacobo hit home runs in each of his first three at bats as the Sacramento State Hornets defeated the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs by the score of 17-2 in seven innings on Thursday, April 3 at J.C. Love Field.

With the win, the Hornets improve to 11-15, 6-3 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Bulldogs fall to 15-12, 2-6 in the WAC. The game was limited to seven innings due to the 10-run mercy rule, which is in effect for all WAC series this season. Continue reading

No. 7 Cal Baseball Tops Fresno State, 5-4

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BERKELEY, CALIF.Sophomore right fielder/pitcher Blake Smith hit a clutch grand slam in the sixth inning and junior closer Matt Gorgen notched his fifth save of the season as the No. 7-ranked California baseball team edged Fresno State, 5-4, Wednesday at Evans Diamond. The Golden Bears improved to 19-6-1 overall and the Bulldogs dropped to 16-14. Continue reading