15 Mar 2017

Pitching variance in baseball and softball

Although similar in concept, baseball and softball differ when it comes to one of the most important aspects of the game — pitching. Baseball became recognized as an official sport

13 Mar 2017

Gator bats come alive, split Stanislaus double header

SF State’s baseball team notched its first home win of the season Sunday as it took the first game of a double header, 12-5, against California State University Stanislaus. The

11 Mar 2017

Stanislaus rains on Gators’ homecoming parade

SF State’s baseball team continued its skid on Saturday, dropping its home-opening doubleheader to California State University Stanislaus and falling to 3-15 (1-9). A rain-soaked February washed away any chance

10 Mar 2017

Gator baseball, student-athletes rock the Swamp in support of men’s basketball

Anyone who’s seen an SF State men’s basketball game at Don Nasser Family Plaza this season has most likely noticed a lot of raucous, energized Gators cheering on their fellow

17 Sep 2015

Gators rally together at AT&T Park’s first-ever SF state university night

Even as the Giants staved off a late offensive surge from the visiting Cincinnati Reds Wednesday, it was the spirit of the stadium’s purple-and-gold-clad fans that impressed SF State alumni

26 Aug 2015

New faces flood athletic department

The moving boxes sat freshly unpacked in the offices of three recently-hired SF State head coaches after a busy summer of personnel decisions for second-year Athletic Director Charles Guthrie and the

05 May 2015

Men’s baseball ends season with emotional win for graduating seniors

The Gators turned a 7-2 punishment of the league-leading Cal Poly Pomona Broncos into a dramatic final act for the seniors that took to Maloney Field for the last time on

28 Apr 2015

Closing pitcher breaks 20-year record in career saves

Standing at 6 feet and 3 inches tall, Cory Davis is a right-handed pitcher for the SF State men’s baseball team. Davis is 23 years old, loves baseball and country

22 Apr 2015

Outfielder’s layout catch highlighted on SportsCenter

Lying dazed on the grass in deep center field with a baseball nestled in the webbing of his glove, Nick Jackson could not hear the fans in Maloney Field’s wooden

17 Apr 2015

Men’s baseball hold onto early lead to beat Chico State Wildcats

The Gators clung to a first-inning lead through the next eight frames of their Friday home game against the Chico State Wildcats, staving off the visitors with poised pitching and

14 Apr 2015

Men’s baseball kickoff home stance with loss against Academy of Art

The SF State Gators baseball team began a six-game home stand with a 8-4 loss to the visiting Academy of Art Urban Knights in a non-conference game on Tuesday afternoon.

07 Apr 2015

Veteran catcher devotes last season to make history

Sitting in the bullpen after picking up two wins against the visiting Cal State Monterey Bay Otters, senior catcher Mark Lindsay said he comes into every game with the same

31 Mar 2015

Gators on track to playoff berth halfway through season

The combination of good offense and defense has pulled the SF State men’s baseball team from a rocky 2-8 start to winning eight of their last twelve games, giving them a

03 Mar 2015

Superstitions are key to players mental success

Through a fan’s perspective, baseball is a game all about stats, strikeouts and home runs, but to the players, superstitions and rituals play a large part. From not stepping on

03 Mar 2015

Men’s baseball closes out weekend with series split

A ninth-inning barrage of Gators’ offense wasn’t enough to erase CSU Los Angeles’ lead in a 5-4 loss on Sunday, preventing SF State from besting the red-hot Golden Eagles in

28 Feb 2015

Offense comes alive for men’s baseball in win over Cal State Los Angeles

The SF State baseball team kicked off its long string of division play with a Friday afternoon 9-5 win over the visiting Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles. The Gators

24 Feb 2015

Pitcher bounces back from surgery, stronger than ever

Under the parched and sweltering desert sky, Gators’ pitcher Peter Reyes could feel the strands of his ligaments tear with each heave of the ball to home plate. Ignoring the pain only made matters

17 Feb 2015

Friendship plays vital role in leading team

Building their friendship since the beginning of their Gator baseball career, senior starters Danny Souza and Mark Lindsay have used that camaraderie to influence the baseball squad with their leadership. On

03 Feb 2015

World Series trophies make their way to SF State

The San Francisco Giants will treat SF State faculty and students to a display of the three World Series trophies Wednesday at Jack Adams Hall. The event was created by

San Francisco Giants fans celebrate their 2014 World Series victory in the Civic Center Plaza outside of city hall Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.
01 Nov 2014

Giants fans celebrate at Civic Center after World Series win

The weather let up and the crowd thickened in the afternoon, where five Jumbotrons broadcasted from beyond as the San Francisco Giants parade made its final turn behind city hall.

Manager Bruce Bochey accompanies the World Series Trophy during the parade Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.
31 Oct 2014

Ecstatic Giants fans pack downtown streets for celebratory parade

Die-hard Giants fans crammed Market Street in San Francisco Friday afternoon for a parade to celebrate the city’s third World Series championship in five years. Fans waited behind the barriers

Fans celebrate the Giants victory during game seven of the World Series in the Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, October 29 2014.
30 Oct 2014

A city of success: Giants take home third World Series in five years

For the third time in five years, the San Francisco Giants gave its city and fans a reason to celebrate Wednesday night by defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in

San Francisco Giant's fans celebrate the third World Series win in the last five years by starting fires and rioting on Valencia Street in the city's Mission District on Wednesday night Oct 30, 2014.
30 Oct 2014

Dynasty of Destruction: Giants fans destroy the Mission’s streets following World Series win

Fans in the downtown area of San Francisco upheld their tradition of marching from the Civic Center down towards the Embarcadero shortly after the Giants took their third World Series

28 Oct 2014

Giants face harsh defeat against Royals in World Series game 6

Converging upon Civic Center in downtown San Francisco to watch the Giants clinch a World Series victory has become an every-year tradition for fans, but Tuesday night marked the first

23 Oct 2014

Fans let down after Giants lose Game 2 of the World Series to Kansas City Royals

What started out as a slugfest between Major League Baseball’s best teams, turned into a lopsided blowout after the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 at Kauffman

Juan Santamaria, a senior Latin studies major, cheers for the Giants during the bottom of the ninth inning during Game 1 of the World Series with the SF Giants against the Kansas City Royals at the Pub at SF State Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.
21 Oct 2014

Campus pub floods with cheers as Giants win World Series Game 1

Classes at SF State weren’t cancelled Tuesday night, but they probably thinned out a little bit as Giants fans poured into The Pub on campus to watch the Giants take

Becca Steen, Junior, cheers when the Giants won the Wild Card game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Pub at SF State Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014.
05 Oct 2014

Giants and A’s fans share the on-campus pub for Wild Card games

Postseason baseball was in full swing last week on campus, where students gathered at the pub with beers in hand, hoping to see the Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants

05 May 2014

Season ends on high note for Gator baseball seniors

On a day where six players would don purple and gold for the last time, one play reminded SF State senior Dillon Meyer of his childhood memories. An inside the

20 Apr 2014

Baseball earns a split score in Saturday doubleheader

Friday April 18, the baseball team went into the second game of the doubleheader with the weight of a 17-3 loss against No. 18 UC San Diego. However, the Gators

19 Apr 2014

Defensive errors lead to double header split against UC San Diego

With a chance to come out on top in a series against a top 20 team, errors and a scoring drought in the final three innings forced SF State’s baseball

18 Apr 2014

Baseball team beats No. 18 UC San Diego

Closer Cory Davis has been able to get the Gators out of many jams this season; even ones he creates himself. After he allowed two runs in the ninth to

13 Apr 2014

Baseball team completes series sweep of CSULA

With the game knotted at 4-4 in the bottom of the ninth and a man on second, Wes Carswell’s only job was to get his teammate Matt Vera to third.

12 Apr 2014

Men’s baseball still undefeated at conference

SF State Men’s Baseball continues their success with two wins today during a doubleheader against Cal State L.A. After extra innings in the first game, they finished 4-3 and ended

12 Apr 2014

Baseball team rallies to beat Cal State L.A.

Don’t just call it a comeback, call it a win as well. Unable to score after four innings and down four runs, SF State rallied in the fifth and seventh

27 Mar 2014

Baseball players leave home to play with Division I athletes

Two Gator baseball players got a rare opportunity last summer: live with complete strangers while playing with Division I athletes. Catcher Mark Lindsay and pitcher Peter Reyes both had this

09 Mar 2014

Gators lose a close one to Cal State Monterey Bay Otters

Missed opportunities left the Gators on the losing side in a close game against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 2-1, Sunday March 9 at Maloney Field. Starting pitcher Nolan