Diamond 'Dogs release 2022 schedule


The Breakdown

The Diamond 'Dogs will open the 2022 schedule on Feb. 18 hosting UC Riverside.

The Bulldogs will play 33 home games at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium as part of their 56-game schedule.

FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State baseball program and head coach Mike Batesole released the 2022 schedule on Friday. 

The Diamond 'Dogs will get their 56-game regular season schedule underway on Friday, Feb. 18 hosting Big West opponent UC Riverside at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium for a three-game series.

Fresno State will host 33 games against 17 different teams this spring and will play 23 games away from home against 13 different opponents.

The 'Dogs will welcome Mountain West foes Nevada (March 18-20), Air Force (April 1-3), New Mexico (April 8-10), San Diego State (April 29-May 1) and UNLV (May 13-15) to Fresno and travel to New Mexico (March 11-13), San Diego State (March 25-27), Air Force (April 22-24), San Jose State (May 6-8) and Nevada (May 19-21) in MW action.

After opening the season at home for the 16th time in Coach Batesole's 20 seasons against the Highanders, the 'Dogs will then head out on the road traveling to Cal Poly before going to San Diego to participate in the Tony Gwynn Legacy to take on Cal State Fullerton, San Diego and Utah.

The 'Dogs will play midweek road contests at CSU Bakersfield (March 1), San Francisco (March 9), Sacramento State (April 12) & Long Beach State (April 20) and host midweek games against Harvard (March 15), LBSU (March 22), Pacific (April 5), Hawaii (April 19), San Francisco (April 26), Cal Poly (May 3), Sacramento State (May 10) & CSU Bakersfield (May 17) and host a three-game series against Abilene Christian (April 14-16).

After a two-year absence, the Mountain West Tournament returns this season for the first time since the 'Dogs claimed the title in 2019 making its return in San Diego on May 26-29.

Fresno State brings back 21 returners this spring while adding nine newcomers.

Schedule Notes

Mountain West Home Series (15 games): Nevada, Air Force, New Mexico, San Diego State & UNLV

Mountain West Away Series (15): New Mexico, San Diego State, Air Force, San Jose State & Nevada

Non-Conference Home Opponents (18): UC Riverside (3), Portland (3), Utah, Harvard, Long Beach State, Pacific, Abilene Christian (3), Hawaii, San Francisco, Cal Poly, Sacramento State, CSU Bakersfield

Non-Conference Road Opponents (6): Cal Poly, San Diego, CSU Bakersfield, San Francisco, Sacramento State, Long Beach State

Non-Conference Neutral Opponents (2): Cal State Fullerton, Utah

2021 NCAA Tournament Qualifier (1): Nevada

Combined Non-Conference Opponents 2021 Record: 325-336 (.492)

Combined Mountain West Opponents 2021 Record: 123-125 (.496)

Combined Opponents 2021 Record: 448-461 (.493)

Non-Conference Opponents

UC RIVERSIDE

2021 Record: 15-36

Big West Record/Finish: 12-28/10th

All-Time Series Record: 4-3

Last Meeting: March 27, 2018 – W, 11-5 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Highlanders: 4-3

CAL POLY

2021 Record: 31-25

Big West Record/Finish: 21-19/T-4th

All-Time Series Record: 98-56

Last Meeting: Feb. 25, 2020 – W, 13-0 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Mustangs: 15-22

CAL STATE FULLERTON

2021 Record: 20-35

Big West Record/Finish: 13-23/9th

All-Time Series Record: 39-55

Last Meeting: Feb. 23, 2019 – W, 5-2 in San Diego, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Titans: 4-12

SAN DIEGO

2021 Record: 33-12

WCC Record/Finish: 19-8/2nd

All-Time Series Record: 20-7

Last Meeting: March 27, 2011 – W, 7-4 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Toreros: 10-4

UTAH

2021 Record: 17-33

Pac-12 Record/Finish: 7-23/T-10th

All-Time Series Record: 7-1

Last Meeting: March 14, 2008 – W, 10-0 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Utes: 1-0

CSU BAKERSFIELD

2021 Record: 20-23

Big West Record/Finish: 17-19/T-10th

All-Time Series Record: 17-15

Last Meeting: Feb. 28, 2021 – L, 9-4 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Roadrunners: 17-15

PORTLAND

2021 Record: 24-26

WCC Record/Finish: 14-13/5th

All-Time Series Record: 10-5

Last Meeting: March 12, 2009 – L, 4-2 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Pilots: 6-2

SAN FRANCISCO

2021 Record: 25-28

WCC Record/Finish: 16-11/3rd

All-Time Series Record: 80-21

Last Meeting: March 2, 2021 – L, 7-6 in San Francisco, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Dons: 16-14

HARVARD

2021 Record: N/A

Ivy Record/Finish: N/A

All-Time Series Record: First meeting

Last Meeting: N/A

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Crimson: N/A

LONG BEACH STATE

2021 Record: 28-15

Big West Record/Finish: 26-14/3rd

All-Time Series Record: 61-52

Last Meeting: March 31, 2018 – W, 2-0 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Dirtbags: 6-3

PACIFIC

2021 Record: 17-34

WCC Record/Finish: 7-20/10th

All-Time Series Record: 101-49

Last Meeting: April 7, 2021 – L, 14-10 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Tigers: 6-8

SACRAMENTO STATE

2021 Record: 35-22

WAC Record/Finish: 22-14/3rd

All-Time Series Record: 118-32

Last Meeting: May 9, 2017 - W, 9-2 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Hornets: 33-10

ABILENE CHRISTIAN

2021 Record: 36-21

Southland Record/Finish: 25-13/1st

All-Time Series Record: First meeting

Last Meeting: N/A

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Wildcats: N/A

HAWAII

2021 Record: 24-26

Big West Record/Finish: 16-24/8th

All-Time Series Record: 81-54

Last Meeting: May 13, 2018 - W, 3-1 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Rainbow Warriors: 34-21

Mountain West Opponents

NEW MEXICO

2021 Record: 16-25

MW Record/Finish: 10-17/6th

All-Time Series Record: 30-28-1

Last Meeting: May 2, 2021 - W, 3-1 in Albuquerque, N.M.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Lobos: 21-25-1

NEVADA

2021 Record: 25-20

MW Record/Finish: 22-9/1st

Postseason Finish: Reached NCAA Tournament falling to UC Irvine & North Dakota State in the Stanford

Regional

All-Time Series Record: 110-73

Last Meeting: May 16, 2021 - L, 3-1 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Wolf Pack: 55-44

SAN DIEGO STATE

2021 Record: 30-16

MW Record/Finish: 22-14/2nd

Postseason Finish: N/A

All-Time Series Record: 105-106

Last Meeting: April 18, 2021 - L, 21-14 in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Aztecs: 23-27

AIR FORCE

2021 Record: 26-22

MW Record/Finish: 18-16/4th

All-Time Series Record: 35-14

Last Meeting: May 29, 2021 - W, 9-8 in USAFA, Colo.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Falcons: 31-12

SAN JOSE STATE

2021 Record: 6-30

MW Record/Finish: 2-19/7th

All-Time Series Record: 171-92

Last Meeting: April 25, 2021 - W, 8-7 in San Jose, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Spartans: 55-32

UNLV

2021 Record: 20-13

Big West Record/Finish: 15-12/3rd

All-Time Series Record: 62-44

Last Meeting: May 23, 2021 - W, 12-2 in 7 innings in Fresno, Calif.

Coach Batesole's Record vs. Rebels: 26-20


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