| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:40 PM
As he continued to languish on the disabled list since the beginning of the 2012 season while trying to return from right shoulder surgery and a subsequent back ailment, the prognosis seemed to become increasingly dim for San Francisco Giants second...
| 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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:30 PM
GLENDALE — Tracey Weber may be a full-grown adult, but he felt like a little kid when he met Los Angeles Dodgers starting first baseman Adrián González Friday afternoon.
“I couldn’t believe it, I was tongue tied,” said Weber,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Honesty, integrity and fairness were among the major themes local students and community leaders discussed Wednesday at the 28th annual Youth, Leadership and the Future Conference.
Around 100 students from the Glendale, Burbank and La Cañada Flintridge...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 1:01 PM
GLENDALE — After suffering a shoulder injury that stemmed from a violent home-plate collision last season, Gregg Zaun found himself behind home plate for the first time Sunday during a spring training contest against the Oakland Athletics at the...