| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:32 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:14 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:54 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:41 PM
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.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:15 PM
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.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:21 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 5:31 PM
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Freddy Sanchez (Glendale Community College, 1998) second baseman, San Francisco Giants: Despite not having Sanchez, a former National League batting champion and All-Star...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Lee Ross has rooted for the hometown team at all but one baseball stadium in the nation.
He’ll get his chance on Tuesday, when the Washington Nationals host the Cincinnati Reds.
Ross, 75, of Glendale, and his friend, Dimon McFerson of Ohio,...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 5:02 PM
Freddy Sanchez has made an impact wherever he's donned a baseball uniform, from Burbank High, to Glendale Community College, to Oklahoma City University and currently with the San Francisco Giants.
The National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics will...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Joe Torre resigned his executive position at Major League Baseball on Wednesday to join with Los Angeles developer Rick Caruso in bidding to buy the Dodgers.
"I have great confidence in Rick Caruso's unique qualifications and his ability to lead a...