Long Beach State announced yesterday that Eric Valenzuela will be the next coach of the Dirtbags baseball program. We talked to Valenzuela about the biggest issues he’ll deal with in his first year… Valenzuela on keeping the Dirtbags style… “I’m from the San Gabriel Valley, and I coached for USD in the NCAA Regional at […]
After an extensive search that drew a number of high-profile candidates, Long Beach State athletic director Andy Fee confirmed that the university has hired St. Mary’s coach Eric Valenzuela as the next coach of the Dirtbags. “Being the head baseball coach at Long Beach State is a dream,” Valenzuela said. “I’m excited to be part […]
The 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Draft this week provided the Long Beach State and Millikan High baseball programs an opportunity to make some history. The Dirtbags had at least one player selected for a 19th consecutive year, and the Rams had a former player drafted who will sign for the first time in 10 […]
Millikan alum Spencer Steer was drafted by the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday in the second day of the MLB Draft. Steer, who just wrapped up another excellent season at Oregon, was taken 90th overall by the Twins. Steer has left quite a legacy at Oregon–he departs the Ducks as the highest-drafted position player in program […]
Congratulations to all of this year’s All-Moore League baseball players.
Congratulations to our final Athletes of the Week of the school year and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Ricky Tiedemann, Lakewood Baseball Recent San Diego State commit and Lakewood ace Ricky Tiedemann won MVP honors at last week’s Kiwanis All Star Baseball Game between the Moore League and the San […]
VIDEO BY MATT SIMON Moore League vs SGVL All-Star Baseball Game 2019 We’ve got highlights from this year’s All-Star baseball game.
STORY BY MATT SIMON For the third straight year, the Moore League topped the San Gabriel Valley League 4-2 during the Kiwanis Senior All-Star Game Friday night at Downey High. The SGVL jumped to 1-0 lead during the top of the second inning on a throwing error after Poly’s Jesse Simon gave up back-to-back singles […]
Chris Betts hasn’t made his Major League Baseball debut yet, but the 22-year old Wilson High alum grabbed some headlines earlier this month with a fantastic display of fundamentals. Betts is the everyday catcher for the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Single-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, and is having a solid season after […]
St. Anthony baseball fell behind early and couldn’t find a way back in its CIF Southern Section Division 6 semifinal loss to Rio Hondo Prep 8-4 on Tuesday at Clark Field. The Saints (15-13) left 11 runners on base and only got two runs out of two bases loaded opportunities. “We didn’t play very well […]