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Major League Baseball

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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...
  • Estrada gets back to starting point with Toronto Blue Jays

    Estrada gets back to starting point with Toronto Blue Jays
    ANAHEIM — As he sat in contemplation in the visiting clubhouse at Angel Stadium, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marco Estrada couldn’t help but think about how much his career has changed in just over a year. “It’s been...
  • Ramos quietly putting together brilliant season with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    Ramos quietly putting together brilliant season with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
    ANAHEIM — From a statistical standpoint, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher Cesar Ramos is having his best season to date over a Major League Baseball career that’s spanned parts of seven seasons. The La Crescenta resident and one-time El...
  • Minor League Baseball Update: Olmedo-Barrera continues to sizzle at plate with Princeton Rays

    Minor League Baseball Update: Olmedo-Barrera continues to sizzle at plate with Princeton Rays
    The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level. David Olmedo-Barrera (St. Francis High, 2012) Princeton Rays outfielder: Olmedo-Barrera is enjoying the best streak of his young career with Princeton, the rookie ball team...
  • Major League Update: Estrada, Blue Jays continue hot streak

    Major League Update: Estrada, Blue Jays continue hot streak
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) Toronto Blue Jays pitcher: Estrada, a right-handed starter and former All-Western State Conference standout with the Vaqueros, has done...
  • Minor League Update: Olmedo-Barrera on hitting streak with Princeton

    The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level. David Olmedo-Barrera (St. Francis High, 2012) Princeton Rays outfielder: Heading into action Friday night, Olmedo-Barrera was riding a six-game hitting streak with Princeton,...