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San Diego State baseball redshirt freshman pitcher Ricky Tibbett tosses a pitch during the 2021 season.

The rise of San Diego native pitcher Ricky Tibbett

by Jenna Meyer, Staff Writer // May 3, 2021

Countless kids play youth sports growing up, whether it’s for local recreational leagues or select programs.  While many have dreams to play at the...

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San Diego State baseball redshirt junior pitcher Christian Winston winds up during the Aztecs' doubleheader against Nevada on April 10, 2021 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Baseball loses first series of season, still sits atop conference standings

by Reese Savoie and Jenna Meyer // April 16, 2021

San Diego State baseball dropped its first series of the season in a homestand this past weekend against Nevada.  The Aztecs (17-8, 12-5 Mountain West...

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El Cajon native Joe Musgrove threw the first no-hitter in Padres franchise history on April 9, 2021 against the Texas Rangers.

Former San Diego State commit Joe Musgrove tosses first no-hitter in Padres history

by Reese Savoie, Senior Staff Writer // April 11, 2021

Former San Diego State commit and current San Diego Padres pitcher Joe Musgrove took the mound at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas on April 9, 2021...

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San Diego State baseball redshirt sophomore catcher Wyatt Hendrie prepares to swing at a pitch during the Aztecs' series against San Diego on Feb. 19-21, 2021.

Aztecs take two of three from Air Force, win fifth-straight series

by Jenna Meyer, Jason Freund, and Reese Savoie // March 24, 2021

San Diego State baseball won its fifth straight series against Air Force this past weekend at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The Aztecs (11-5, 6-3 Mountain West...

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San Diego State baseball redshirt sophomore outfielder Jaden Fein finishes his follow-through on a swing during the Aztecs' series against San Diego on Feb. 19-21, 2021.

Three observations: Baseball wins weekend series over UNLV

by Andrew Finley and Jason Freund // March 17, 2021

San Diego State baseball continues to turn heads as it won its fourth consecutive series, taking care of business against UNLV. The Aztecs (9-4, 4-2 MWC)...

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San Diego State baseball redshirt sophomore catcher Wyatt Hendrie finishes his follow-through on a swing during the Aztecs' series against San Diego on Feb. 19-21, 2021.

Aztecs win third straight series, take two against Fresno State

by Reese Savoie, Senior Staff Writer // March 9, 2021

San Diego State baseball took its conference series against Fresno State this past weekend at Tony Gwynn Stadium.  After falling 3-2 to the Bulldogs...

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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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