| Oct 8, 2010
| 10:52 PM
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...
| May 28, 2011
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...
| Jun 12, 2010
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...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 3:08 PM
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...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:27 PM
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.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:29 PM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:03 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:32 AM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:08 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:59 AM
GLENDALE — Ralph Tapia had plenty on his to-do list once he entered venerable Stengel Field prior to Glendale High and St. Francis meeting in a Connie Mack Summer League contest Thursday night.
Tapia walked around part of the field to check on...
| Aug 2, 2014
COMPTON — After suffering a tough loss Friday night in the Palomino World Series, the members of the Arroyo Seco Saints brushed aside the defeat and found themselves in a familiar position they encountered last week.
Arroyo Seco, featuring St....