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  • A dream of a journey

    A dream of a journey
    The journey has been a long one for Freddy Sanchez. From toiling countless hours as a youth on the baseball fields of Burbank, to competing for three junior colleges — including a year at Glendale Community College — to years of making his...
  • Sanchez, Giants clinch World Series title

    Sanchez, Giants clinch World Series title
    BURBANK — From Burbank High graduate to Glendale Community College standout to 2010 World Series champion. Freddy Sanchez' nine-year Major League Baseball career, though it's featured a National League batting title and three All-Star appearances,...
  • 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 Caņada 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...
  • 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...
  • Michael Noteware making plenty of strides with Gulf Coast Yankees

    Michael Noteware making plenty of strides with Gulf Coast Yankees
    Name the role and Michael Noteware will gladly accept it. That’s the attitude the former Glendale Community College pitcher has taken during his first season playing professional baseball with the Gulf Coast League Yankees2, the rookie ball...
  • Brian Gadsby pitches Crescenta Valley High baseball to greatness

    Brian Gadsby pitches Crescenta Valley High baseball to greatness
    Crescenta Valley High baseball is not short on memorable seasons and memorable performances — particularly on the pitching mound. Alas, memorable playoff runs had been absent from Falcons chronicle in the recent past. That changed dramatically and...
  • Minor League Update: Christian Bergman spending time on DL in Tulsa

    Minor League Update: Christian Bergman spending time on DL in Tulsa
    The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level. Christian Bergman (St. Francis High, 2006) Tulsa Drillers pitcher: Though Bergman remains on the 60-day disabled list with the Colorado Rockies, the former All-Area Baseball...