February 18, 2014 > Pioneers find mixed success on the diamond
Pioneers find mixed success on the diamond
Submitted By Steve Connolly
On Friday, February 7th, the Cal State East Bay and Menlo College baseball teams played three innings of a scheduled doubleheader before rain suspended the game. After nearly a week of wet weather, the teams were finally back in action on Wednesday, February 12th. The Oaks (7-1) closed out a well-pitched first game with a 2-1 victory, handing East Bay its first loss of the season, but the Pioneers (3-1) rallied to take the second game 6-5, earning a split.
The Cal State East Bay baseball team earned an 8-5 road win against Cal State San Bernardino on the first day of California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play February 14th. The Pioneers (4-1, 1-0 CCAA) scored eight runs in the third inning, which was enough to hand the Coyotes (0-6, 0-1 CCAA) their sixth straight loss.
The Cal State East Bay baseball team split its doubleheader at Cal State San Bernardino on February 15th. The Pioneers (5-2, 2-1 CCAA) suffered their first road defeat of the year as the Coyotes (1-7, 1-2 CCAA) earned a 7-4 victory in the first game, but East Bay bounced back to capture the second game, 6-2 behind Nick Hudson's complete game.