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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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Giving up on the Dodgers

    Rule No. 1: The Dodgers will always break your heart. There’s a slang word in L.A. Spanish. The word is asco. The word asco is nearly untranslatable, but it roughly means disgusting, shameful, shameless and has cooties. Remember this word. The...
  • Crescenta Valley High alumnus Trevor Bell is back in the majors

    Crescenta Valley High alumnus Trevor Bell is back in the majors
    Former Crescenta Valley High standout Trevor Bell has a new home. The one-time Major League baseball first-round draft pick was selected as a member of the opening day roster for the Cincinnati Reds. “Oh my gosh, it feels like nine years of hard...
  • Ron Kaye: Living the dream at Stengel Field

    Ron Kaye: Living the dream at Stengel Field
    Every child ought to have a dream, a big dream. It ought to be a human right. Mine was to be a major league baseball player. It was the summer of 1948 and my family bought our first house and I listened to Jimmy Dudley and Jack Graney on the radio and...
  • Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team opens with breather

    Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team opens with breather
    COMPTON — After a week that included four straight one-run games and an exciting tournament finale, the Arroyo Seco Saints 19U baseball team enjoyed a rare reprieve Thursday afternoon. The West Zone champions spared all the drama by scoring 10 runs...
  • Crescenta Valley-Foothill Junior All-Star softball stunned by Westchester

    Crescenta Valley-Foothill Junior All-Star softball stunned by Westchester
    GLENDALE — When the Crescenta Valley-Foothill and Westchester Del Rey Junior All-Star softball teams last met, CVFH pulled out a walk-off win on Westchester's home field to take the 2012 Southern California Division III tournament title. For the...
  • Four Angelenos, a Vaquero, former Falcon selected in final day of MLB draft

    Four Angelenos, a Vaquero, former Falcon selected in final day of MLB draft
    Things finally got moving for a handful of baseball players with local ties on the final day of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft on Saturday. While the wait was longer than hoped for a quartet of players who’ve spent time with...
  • Fun-filled day for Dodger fans

    Fun-filled day for Dodger fans
    GLENDALE — Tracey Weber may be a full-grown adult, but he felt like a little kid when he met Los Angeles Dodgers starting first baseman Adrián González Friday afternoon. “I couldn’t believe it, I was tongue tied,” said Weber,...