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Then-sphomore third baseman Casey Schmitt makes a bareheaded throw to first base for the out during the Aztecs’ 5-4 victory over Air Force on April 20, 2019 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Martinez, Schmitt react to shortened MLB draft

by Reese Savoie, Staff Writer // June 10, 2020

Recreational, collegiate and professional sports came to a sudden halt earlier this year with the onset of the coronavirus.  San Diego State’s baseball...

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Senior outfielder Mike Jarvis connects on a pitch during the Aztecs' 4-1 win over Iowa on Feb. 21 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Three takeaways from SDSU baseball’s shortened season

by Daniel Guerrero, Senior Staff Writer // May 12, 2020

The 2020 season for San Diego State baseball is one that will be remembered as the season cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic. After just 16 games, the...

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Sophomore catcher Wyatt Hendrie (left) and sophomore pitcher Brian Leonhardt (right) congratulate each other during the Aztecs' 4-1 win over Iowa on Feb. 21 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Aztec baseball adjusts to unexpected offseason, reveals how team is still improving

by Daniel Guerrero, Senior Staff Writer // April 7, 2020

Nearly four weeks ago, San Diego State baseball was getting ready for a three-game home series against New Mexico State scheduled to start on March 13. That...

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Sophomore pitcher Brian Leonhardt looks to throw a strike during the Aztecs' 7-2 win over Long Beach State on March 4 at Tony Gwynn Stadium. Leonhardt pitched four shutout innings and went 2-for-4 from the plate.

Leonhardt helps Aztecs take down No. 17 Long Beach State

by Reese Savoie, Staff Writer // March 4, 2020

San Diego State baseball defeated No. 17 Long Beach State, 7-2, on Tuesday, March 3 at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The Aztecs (9-4) entered Tuesday night after...

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Aztec baseball beat writer roundtable: What to watch for in 2020

by Daniel Guerrero, Luis Lopez, and Reese Savoie // February 14, 2020

San Diego State baseball opened its 2020 campaign Friday with a 7-5 victory over the ACC's Virginia Tech at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in South...

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Then-sophomore pitcher Casey Schmitt pitches in the Aztecs' 5-4 victory over Air Force on April 20, 2019 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Casey Schmitt hopes to take advantage of offseason experience in 2020

by Daniel Guerrero, Senior Staff Writer // February 5, 2020

Junior third baseman and pitcher Casey Schmitt has earned praise heading into the start of the San Diego State baseball season. Schmitt was named to...

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Then-sophomore left fielder Matt Rudick fields a ball in the outfield during the Aztecs 9-8 loss to San Francisco on Feb. 16, 2019 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Martinez: Matt Rudick a ‘Tony Gwynn-type hitter’

by Daniel Guerrero, Senior Staff Writer // February 5, 2020

One of the things synonymous with San Diego State is baseball legend Tony Gwynn. The former Aztecs player and head coach is revered as one of the greatest...

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Junior outfielder Julian Escobedo rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the Aztecs 8-4 victory over USF on Feb. 15 at Tony Gwynn Stadium. Escobedo finished with a career-high five RBI's.

Julian Escobedo off to a hot start for Aztecs following 8-RBI weekend

by Tyler Whitehead, Contributor // February 17, 2019

San Diego State baseball powered its way to an 8-4 victory over the University of San Francisco Dons on Friday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium, led by the...

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Head coach Mark Martinez looks on from the dugout during the 2016 season.

Mark Martinez has contract extended through 2023

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // August 22, 2018

San Diego State baseball head coach Mark Martinez has received a five-year contract extension, which will keep him at the helm through the 2023 season....

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SDSU celebrates on the field following its 14-5 win over UNLV on May 26 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Aztecs thump UNLV, 14-5, to win Mountain West tournament

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // May 26, 2018

San Diego State baseball entered Saturday needing just one win to clinch a championship. Undefeated through two Mountain West Conference tournament...

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Sophomore second baseman Jacob Maekawa celebrates after scoring the game-winning run during the Aztecs 4-3 victory over UNLV on May 25 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Aztecs headed to MW tournament championship after walk-off 4-3 victory over UNLV

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // May 25, 2018

San Diego State baseball found itself in another nail-biter in the Mountain West Championship tournament on Friday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium. One...

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Senior infielder David Hensley celebrates after hitting a sacrifice fly during the Aztecs two-run seventh inning in a 2-1 victory over San Jose State on May 24 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Baseball defeats San Jose State 2-1 in opening round of MW Championship tournament

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // May 24, 2018

San Diego State baseball escaped with a 2-1 victory over No. 3-seed San Jose State in the opening round of the Mountain West Baseball Championship double-elimination...

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