| 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....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:52 PM
COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints might only have two players on their roster with experience in a Palomino World Series tournament, but to coach Aaron Milam and his players, the 40-odd games they’ve played together this summer are experience...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:56 PM
A return trip to the Palomino World Series was a chief goal for the Arroyo Seco Saints. They have appeared in the event the previous two seasons, advancing to the semifinals each time.
While the Saints, featuring a handful of St. Francis High products...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:23 PM
COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team is accustomed to playing in extra-inning games.
PHOTOS: Arroyo Seco Saints vs. Urban Youth Academy championship baseball
In the semifinals of the Palomino West Tournament on Monday, the Saints...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 10:24 PM
Following a long afternoon that ended with a 10-inning loss, the Arroyo Seco Saints had a long day in store on Sunday in the Palomino West Zone Tournament.
But it ended as well as it could for the Saints, who staved off elimination and moved on with a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:10 PM
A promising start to a Major League Baseball career was momentarily derailed for Colorado Rockies pitcher Christian Bergman.
The St. Francis High pitching product was placed on the 60-day disabled list Wednesday after sustaining an injury in his last...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:24 PM
From high school to the minor leagues, it’s been quite a journey the last 13 years for Brandon Higelin.
Higelin starred at Crescenta Valley High before attending Cal State Los Angeles and being drafted by the San Diego Padres. At each level,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Looking to shore up their severely depleted starting pitching staff, the New York Yankees acquired Glendale native Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday in exchange for pitcher Vidal Nuno.
McCarthy, who turned 31 on Monday, could make...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:15 PM
LOS ANGELES — Amid the hustle and hubbub, chaos and circumstance that has defined Christian Bergman’s introduction into Major League Baseball, the St. Francis High graduate seems to have found calm within the storm of opportunity.
| May 8, 2014
| 5:19 PM
May is “thank your local teacher” month: Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5 through 9), National Teacher Day (May 6) and California’s Day of the Teacher (May 14).
While it is nice to have one’s vocation be singled out, it would be...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Evaluations have just about been wrapped up by numerous scouts employed by all 30 Major League Baseball franchises.
Looking to find the next wave of talent and further stockpile the farm system takes precedent with the 2014 Major League Baseball First-...