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  • 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...
  • Fans bank on Kemp

    Fans bank on Kemp
    BURBANK — In the hour-plus he spent signing autographs and greeting fans, Matt Kemp didn't stop smiling and laughing. Although the Los Angeles Dodgers player had a rare off-day Thursday, Kemp, the team's starting centerfielder, took time away...
  • New team takes to field

    GLENDALE — At a glance, the evening practices that have occupied Stengel Field recently resemble any other that typically take place on the venerable field, which is home to high school and junior college baseball contests throughout the year....
  • Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year

    Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year
    Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and exciting sports stories. Some of the stories touched us, some informed us and others just entertained us. Although many of the stories deserve recognition,...
  • Local off to All-Star Game

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Player among 24 national finalists in competition: Burbank resident Erin Lashkari is headed to the 2011 MLB All-Star Game in Phoenix. Lashkari, who plays for the Skittles in the Burbank Park, Recreation and...
  • Major League Baseball Update: Estrada nearly perfect on mound for Toronto Blue Jays

    Major League Baseball Update: Estrada nearly perfect on mound for Toronto Blue Jays
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) Toronto Blue Jays pitcher: Estrada is enjoying one of the best stretches of his career, which included flirting with a perfect game in...
  • Olmedo-Barrera decides to sign with Tampa Bay

    Olmedo-Barrera decides to sign with Tampa Bay
    A storybook season for Cal State Fullerton junior David Olmedo-Barrera will include a new chapter. The St. Francis High alumnus said Saturday afternoon that he was foregoing his senior season with the Titans and was planning on flying to Tampa, Fla....
  • Minor League Update: Bergman fares well in first start with triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes

    Minor League Update: Bergman fares well in first start with triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes
    The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level. Christian Bergman (St. Francis High, 2006) Albuquerque Isotopes pitcher: The former All-Area Baseball Player of the Year began the season with the Colorado Rockies before...
  • Major League Baseball Update: Estrada, Toronto Blue Jays continue to fly high

    Major League Baseball Update: Estrada, Toronto Blue Jays continue to fly high
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) Toronto Blue Jays pitcher: Following a slow start to the season, things are going well for Estrada and the Blue Jays after finally moving...
  • Olmedo-Barrera, La Bruna hear Major League Baseball call

    Olmedo-Barrera, La Bruna hear Major League Baseball call
    An already thrilling week was accompanied by a little more excitement for former St. Francis High standout David Olmedo-Barrera. On the third and final day of the Major League Baseball First-Year draft, the current Cal State Fullerton junior was...