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  • Finally, the postseason

    BURBANK — After nine seasons, 844 Major League Baseball games and 3,161 at-bats, Freddy Sanchez is finally getting the opportunity to compete in the postseason for the first time. Sanchez, a Burbank High graduate who attended Glendale Community...
  • Sanchez, Giants Series bound

    Sanchez, Giants Series bound
    BURBANK — It took Freddy Sanchez the first 10 years of his Major League Baseball career to experience playoff baseball. Now that he's in the postseason, he's certainly making the most of it. The Burbank High graduate and Glendale Community College...
  • Kauppila taken in draft

    Kauppila taken in draft
    BURBANK — Although he just completed his senior baseball season, Burbank High baseball standout Lonnie Kauppila has already fulfilled two of his dreams. Last year, Kauppila fulfilled a childhood dream of earning a college scholarship when he signed...
  • Duo gets All-CIF honor

    BURBANK — The baseball coaches at Burbank and Bellarmine-Jefferson highs would probably not want to ponder what their seasons would have been like without their star players. Bulldogs senior Lonnie Kauppila and the Guards senior Patrick Haney...
  • At the ready

    At the ready
    With the summer simmering along outside, Lonnie Kauppila is restless inside. A ball, a mitt and a bat call him, just as they've done since he was but 5 years old. And without them, the summer is simply stumbling along. "I'm pretty much in the dumps...
  • 'Ball Four' part of local display

    The Baseball Reliquary has enjoyed an ongoing association with the Burbank Central Library. For a number of years, the library has hosted a variety of baseball-related events and displays put on by the San Gabriel Valley-based organization. The...
  • Christian Bergman looks back on rookie season as learning experience

    Christian Bergman looks back on rookie season as learning experience
    During a conversation in regards to his first season in Major League Baseball, Christian Bergman interrupts himself. “It seems like I’m saying ‘learning’ a whole lot,” he joked. Indeed, from his days at St. Francis High...
  • Minor league update: Another season in books for locals

    The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level. Kelson Brown (La CaƱada High, 2006) Altoona Curve infielder: Brown wrapped up his fifth season in the minor leagues with his third team and the same Altoona squad he’s...
  • Minor League Update: Sherriff concludes strong season with Cardinals

    Minor League Update: Sherriff concludes strong season with Cardinals
    The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level. Ryan Sherriff (Glendale Community College, 2011) Springfield Cardinals pitcher: The 24-year-old left-handed reliever capped a strong season with the Springfield Cardinals, a...
  • Arroyo Seco Saints march back to Palomino World Series

    Arroyo Seco Saints march back to Palomino World Series
    A return trip to the Palomino World Series was a chief goal for the Arroyo Seco Saints. They have appeared in the event the previous two seasons, advancing to the semifinals each time. While the Saints, featuring a handful of St. Francis High products...
  • Arroyo Seco scores in bunches to win World Series opener

    COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints might only have two players on their roster with experience in a Palomino World Series tournament, but to coach Aaron Milam and his players, the 40-odd games they’ve played together this summer are experience...
  • Glendale Community College's Marco Estrada looks to write career's newest chapter in pen

    Glendale Community College's Marco Estrada looks to write career's newest chapter in pen
    In some ways, it’s 2011 all over again for Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Marco Estrada. That year, the one-time Glendale Community College standout enjoyed a breakthrough season, as did his Brewers. Milwaukee returned to the postseason for the first...