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From Los Banos to the limelight: Paul Loeffler’s journey to being the voice of the Bulldogs

Paul Loeffler, the melodious voice of the Bulldogs, remembers a time when his voice was not so smooth. In fact, it may have been a little high-pitched when he was a young rookie announcing youth football. “The story I always ...

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Bulldogs going for Batesole’s 501st win

The Fresno State baseball team travels to UC Riverside on Wednesday to take on the Highlanders at 3 p.m. Coming off of head coach Mike Batesole’s 500th win, the Bulldogs look to pick up his 501st in their first-ever trip ...

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Series finale showcases Fibber, 500 wins

The stars aligned for the Fresno State baseball team on Sunday afternoon as history was honored and then made at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium. Former Bulldog great Satoshi “Fibber” Hirayama’s No. 3 jersey was retired and head ...

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‘Dogs show resilience with walk-off winner to take conference series

Returning to Fresno after being swept by Michigan State in Grand Rapids, the Bulldogs baseball team rebounded to take two of three games over Mountain West Conference foe Air Force at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium. The ‘Dogs ...

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Former Diamond ‘Dogs in the Majors

Aaron Judge — New York Yankees  Judge earned the starting right field job coming out of spring training for his rookie year. He was called up to the Yankees last season in August and hit a home run in his ...

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Seniors step up to the plate, Aztecs take series

By Daniel Gligich and Jenna Wilson A Fresno State baseball ninth-inning walkoff win in the final game of the series against San Diego State University kept the Bulldogs from being swept and allowed the seniors in the lineup to shine. ...

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Ricky Tyler Thomas’ talents being wasted

If you’ve been to any Fresno State baseball game in the 2017 season, then you have surely noticed that pitching has not been the Bulldogs’ strong suit, with the exception of junior lefty Ricky Tyler Thomas. On the mound, with ...

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“Pitch” lives up to its pitch

As a native of San Diego, a female and a devout Padres fan I have long awaited the season premiere of Fox’s highly advertised drama “Pitch” that aired on Sept. 22. The show takes us on a young woman’s journey ...

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José Fernández: Gone too young

The Miami Marlins organization and baseball fans everywhere received heartbreaking news early Sunday morning after ace pitcher. José Fernández was killed in a boating accident off the coast of Florida. He was just 24 years old. Fernández and two others ...

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Vin Scully: A humble ending of an iconic career

Vin Scully, 88, is not worried about the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball franchise suffering without him. “A year or so, however long it takes, you’ll be history, and I know that,” Scully said in an interview with the Los Angeles ...

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Aaron Judge, from Fresno to the Bronx

Aaron Judge stepped into the batter’s box for the first time as a major-leaguer in Yankee Stadium. He was excited and nervous. He found himself in a two-strike count. The pitcher threw a changeup and he swung. Four hundred and ...

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Baseball: Bulldog bats lack firepower in 3-2 loss to Oklahoma

The Diamond ‘Dogs (11-6) just couldn’t get anything going offensively and that ultimately cost them in Tuesday night’s 3-2 home loss to Oklahoma.

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Baseball: Diamond ‘Dogs open season with three-game sweep of Creighton

Head coach Mike Batesole and the Fresno State baseball team opened the 2016 season with a 3-0 weekend sweep over the Creighton Bluejays of the Big East Conference.

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Baseball: ‘Dogs edge Matadors in extra innings on International Night

The Fresno State baseball team improved its position in the Mountain West Conference Tuesday night, with a 4-3 win in extra innings against Cal State Northridge at Beiden Field.

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Baseball: ‘Dogs top in-state rival, move into tie for third place

The Fresno State baseball team (23-25, 13-11) won the season series against the San Jose State Spartans (12-36) over the weekend at Municipal Stadium in San Jose.

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Baseball: ‘Dogs fall to Golden Bears on the road

The Fresno State baseball team was on the road against the California Golden Bears Tuesday night, losing 4-1 to give the Bulldogs an overall record of 21-24 on the season. The loss keeps the ‘Dogs (11-10) in fourth place in ...

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Baseball: Bulldogs drop final two to Aztecs

The Fresno State baseball team went 1-2 over the weekend series against the San Diego State Aztecs, giving up a combined 28 runs in the three games. The ‘Dogs lost the last game of the series Sunday at Beiden Field, ...

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Baseball: Late offensive production lifts Fresno State past Hornets

The Fresno State baseball team was able to turn it on late in the game to pull out an 8-0 win over Sacramento State Wednesday, leaving the ‘Dogs with a 20-21 overall record.

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