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Sophomore outfielder Matt Rudick crosses home plate in the eighth inning of the Aztecs' 6-4 victory over Arizona on March 25, 2019 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Baseball wins season opener against crosstown rival, 14-7

by Reese Savoie, Senior Staff Writer // February 21, 2021

San Diego State baseball notched a 14-7 victory against San Diego in its season opener.  The Toreros took an early two-run lead, but the Aztecs came...

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San Diego State baseball players look towards the field from the dugout during the Aztecs' 4-1 win over Iowa on Feb. 21, 2020 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

New year for SDSU baseball means no fans and newcomers

by Reese Savoie and Jenna Meyer // February 18, 2021

The future is bright for San Diego State baseball.  With opening day just around the corner, the Aztecs have garnered a lot of attention, recognizing...

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San Diego State softball junior pitcher Maggie Balint fires a pitch during the Aztecs' 3-0 loss to Brigham Young on Feb. 13, 2020 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Column: Managing pitching will be key for softball and baseball in 2021

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // February 17, 2021

The San Diego State baseball and softball teams take the field this week to open their 2021 seasons.  Both teams begin by taking on cross-town rival...

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Then-sophomore pitcher Casey Schmitt pitches during his save against Nevada on March 8, 2019 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

After months of uncertainty, Casey Schmitt looks forward to a new beginning

by Reese Savoie, Staff Writer // June 18, 2020

Former Aztec junior third baseman and pitcher Casey Schmitt was selected by the San Francisco Giants as the 49th overall pick in the second round of the...

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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.

Two Aztecs selected on the second day of the shortened MLB draft

by Daniel Guerrero, Editor de Mundo Azteca // June 11, 2020

Despite the fact that the 2020 MLB draft was shortened from 40 rounds to five rounds for the first time in its history, two San Diego State baseball players...

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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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One year since Nipsey Hussle’s death, student-athletes describe the artist’s impact

One year since Nipsey Hussle’s death, student-athletes describe the artist’s impact

by Luis Lopez, Staff Writer // March 31, 2020

One year ago, the music community was left in shock when Grammy-winning rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his store in South Los Angeles. Following...

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San Diego State baseball players look towards the field from the dugout during the Aztecs' 4-1 win over Iowa on Feb. 21, 2020 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

New NCAA rule grants Aztec baseball players another year of eligibility

by Daniel Guerrero, Senior Staff Writer // March 13, 2020

Eligibility relief will be provided by the NCAA for spring student-athletes who had their season canceled as part of precautions taken amid the outbreak...

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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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Sophomore pitcher Aaron Eden winds up to throw a pitch during the Aztecs' 11-5 loss to Southern California on Feb. 23 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Baseball holds on for 12-11 win against Oregon State to split series

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer // March 2, 2020

San Diego State baseball beat Oregon State 12-11 after almost giving away a six-run lead on Mar. 1 at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The Aztecs started the series...

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