| 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 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...
| 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 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 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 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-...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:00 PM
In the aftermath of a senior season at USC that saw Kevin Swick turn in a stellar campaign on the diamond and in the classroom en route to becoming a Capitol One Academic All-American, the La Cañada Flintridge product was bestowed the opportunity to...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Whether it was starting in the NCAA World Series as a freshman or his ascent through the minor leagues, St. Francis High graduate Christian Bergman has been on the rise since his days as a Golden Knights standout leading his team to the CIF finals.
| Jun 11, 2014
It certainly didn’t take long for St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman to achieve his ultimate career goal.
Four years after being drafted by the Colorado Rockies, the starting pitcher made his Major League debut Monday night with Colorado...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:32 PM
After the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft last week came and went without his name scrolling across the computer screen, Michael Noteware’s disappointment lasted less than a minute before his cell phone rang.
Noteware, who played at...
| 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,...