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Former Colt 45s slugger wins world HR title

Former Colt 45s slugger wins world HR title

Redding baseball fans got a taste of Jake Gozzo’s power in the summer of 2018, and now the world has seen what the big right-handed hitter can do with a wood bat in his hands. Gozzo, who played for the Colt 45s in 2018 and hit a dozen home runs, including several mammoth opposite field…

Colt 45s take two of three on a rainy opening weekend

Colt 45s take two of three on a rainy opening weekend

A Memorial Day crowd saw the Colt 45s use small ball and daring base running to edge the visiting Redding Ringtails, 3-2 Monday night. As a steady rain threatened the outcome in the sixth inning, the Colt 45s manufactured the tying and go ahead runs, scoring on a passed ball, followed by Andy Beyene’s successful…

Colt 45s and Rosebuds split opening series

Colt 45s and Rosebuds split opening series

Redding couldn’t overcome a productive Santa Rosa lineup, dropping their first game of the season 9-5 at Tiger Field. The visiting Rosebuds scored in four of the first five innings and never trailed the Colt 45s, (1-1), to earn a split of the rain-shortened series. Austin Youngblood was 2-4 with one RBI to lead the…

Colt 45s deliver win on opening night

Colt 45s deliver win on opening night

Spring storm clouds loomed but never delivered any problems for the opening night crowd at Tiger Field, as the Redding Colt 45s downed Santa Rosa 7-6 in summer collegiate baseball. First baseman Chris Brue, who played his home games at Simpson University on the same field, came up big in his first game with the…

Opening night eve at Tiger Field

Opening night eve at Tiger Field

The 2019 Colt 45 season is set to begin at Historic Tiger Field, with new signage and special touches added to the ballpark. The Colt 45s open their 16th season in Redding Friday night against the Santa Rosa Rosebuds. As you can see from the below videos, there’s a brand new sign going up along…

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