LOS ANGELES — Former Major League second baseman Chuck Knoblauch’s career effectively came to an end when a mental hurdle prevented him from making the short throw from his position to first base. USC’s Dante Flores is currently facing the same mental battle. After making his first error of the season late in a game […]
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NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — Two weeks ago, Cal State Northridge dominated Loyola Marymount in a 12-1 victory. Tuesday afternoon at Matador Field it was the other way around. It was all Loyola Marymount (12-12), except for one half inning, as the Lions won 10-6 despite Northridge (12-16) scoring six runs in the sixth inning.
Loyola Marymount and UC Irvine played great ball at home. In typical Cal State Fullerton fashion this season, the Titans won their series, but couldn’t put it all together to sweep Cal State Northridge. Ranked squads UCLA and San Diego played well on the road while USC and Pepperdine womp…womp’d in a pair of series […]
LOS ANGELES — On March 3, Loyola Marymount junior catcher Colton Plaia (pictured left) was batting .167. Fellow junior Matt Lowenstein was hitting a woeful .103. But since then, the two have been tearing it up — both batting near .400. The duo continued its hot hitting Friday afternoon in the Lions 9-4 win over […]
LOS ANGELES — Loyola Marymount manufactured nine runs on 11 hits in a 9-4 win over St. Mary’s to open the West Coast Conference schedule Friday afternoon at Page Stadium. Colin Welmon moved to 4-1 on the season with eight effective innings while Matt Lowenstein and Colton Plaia both delivered two singles and an extra base […]
Pepperdine hosted No. 10 Texas A&M and had to face the Aggies gauntlet of starting pitchers. USC had to travel to No. 2 Stanford and battle the weather and the Cardinal’s strong lineup. And San Diego had a West Coast Conference showdown with Santa Clara The two ranked SoCal teams went for sweeps while a […]
Not a ton of movement in this week’s iteration of the Southern California college baseball Power Rankings. UCLA’s winning streak was snapped after 12 games, but the Bruins bounced right back and continued their winning ways, keeping all Power Rankings contenders at bay for at least another week. Crosstown rival USC went the opposite direction […]