LONG BEACH, Calif. — The Arizona State Sun Devils continued Long Beach State’s late-game woes by taking a 3-2 victory in 12 innings Friday night at Blair Field. Starting pitchers Brady Rodgers and Shawn Stuart dueled to a stalemate after both right handers pitched nine innings and allowed two runs. But Arizona State was able […]
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LONG BEACH, Calif. — Yet again! In another last at bat finale for Long Beach State, the Dirtbags (4-9) were forced to swallow the bitter pill of a heartbreaking defeat. For the fifth consecutive game, the Dirtbags saw their opponent score the go-ahead run in its final at bat. This time it was Arizona State […]
A Tuesday midweek SoCal showdown had a major impact on the Power Rankings once again. USC ended Cal State Fullerton’s seven-game winning streak and sent the Titans into a Power Rankings tailspin. See how far Fullerton slips and see who takes over the No. 1 spot after Pepperdine lost two of three at Louisville over […]
What a busy but outstanding weekend of college baseball in Southern California! With 10 of the 11 teams in our SoCal coverage area playing at home this weekend, there was plenty of baseball to watch. I racked up 468 miles of driving on what felt like hundreds of different traffic-infested highways and freeways, but I […]
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Cal left-hander Justin Jones said when he warmed up in the bullpen he felt the best he’s felt since he was sidelined during last year’s College World Series with strained bicep. That didn’t transfer to the game mound, however. Jones never found a rhythm and lasted only three innings. The projected […]
Home Sweet Home! Ten of the 11 Southern California squads will play host this weekend as several teams try to rebound from average to sub-par opening weeks. Things have been upside down in the first week as the only undefeated is USC — a team that hasn’t made the NCAA Tournament since 2005. The two […]
The college baseball season is officially under way in Southern California and that means it’s time for the SoCal Power Rankings. A pair of relative surprises sit atop the first SoCal Power Rankings as USC and Pepperdine both are off to stellar starts while Fullerton and UCLA dropped opening weekend series.