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  • Minor League Update: Sherriff concludes strong season with Cardinals

    Minor League Update: Sherriff concludes strong season with Cardinals
    The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level. Ryan Sherriff (Glendale Community College, 2011) Springfield Cardinals pitcher: The 24-year-old left-handed reliever capped a strong season with the Springfield Cardinals, a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Recognize teachers every day of the year

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Recognize teachers every day of the year
    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...
  • Arroyo Seco Saints march back to Palomino World Series

    Arroyo Seco Saints march back to Palomino World Series
    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...
  • Arroyo Seco scores in bunches to win World Series opener

    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...
  • Higelin named new pitching coach at Arizona State

    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,...
  • Brandon McCarthy dealt to New York Yankees

    Brandon McCarthy dealt to New York Yankees
    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...
  • St. Francis High alumnus Bergman out indefinitely after injury

    St. Francis High alumnus Bergman out indefinitely after injury
    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...
  • St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman settling in after Major League Baseball debut

    St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman settling in after Major League Baseball debut
    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. “It...
  • Local players gearing up for MLB draft

    Local players gearing up for MLB draft
    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-...