| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Before the start of the Major League Baseball Draft, Newport Harbor High Coach Evan Chalmers received a call from a scout on Connor Seabold. Chalmers doesn't remember the scout's name, just the questions the scout asked about Seabold's character and...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:24 PM
A first-inning run and Andrew Morales' usual brilliance paved the road to Omaha for the UC Irvine baseball team Saturday night.
Morales, a highly decorated senior right-hander, was dominant on the hill at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater, Okla.,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:10 PM
What’s older than Major League Baseball?
The combined ages of two coaches who will face each other in the College World Series on Saturday.
UC Irvine’s Mike Gillespie (74) will see Texas’ Augie Garrido (75) in the other dugout for...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:56 PM
For most of his UC Irvine baseball career, Taylor Sparks has been more about detonating rallies than igniting them. But after a postseason move to the leadoff spot, the former cleanup hitter has helped the Anteaters explode back onto college baseball's...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:55 PM
Former UC Irvine baseball standout Christian Bergman made his Major League debut Monday, when he started for the Colorado Rockies against the visiting Atlanta Braves.
Bergman, a 24th-round draft pick by the Rockies in 2010 after a four-year career at...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:37 PM
As a councilman and bar and restaurant owner Gary Monahan maintains a hectic schedule. But Thursday figures to be maddening, mainly in terms of business.
World Cup begins, yet Monahan will be interested in more things than just the beautiful game.
| Jan 1, 2014
Howie Kendrick, the Angels second baseman, wrapped up his two-day MLB Pro Players Skills Camp Monday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa.
Youngsters, ages 8 to 14, received the rare opportunity of training with pros and also posed for photos and had items...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Leigh Steinberg was once known for his boyish good looks and an elite clientele that included Troy Aikman, Warren Moon and a multitude of other famous names.
Until it all fell apart.
Sipping from a bottle of water, he talks about it in the third...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:26 PM
Howie Kendrick has heard some of the trade rumors about him, but the Angels second baseman said he really isn't paying attention to that.
"You know, being traded those things happen," Kendrick said Wednesday. "I'm just doing my best to be prepared for...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:28 AM
Orange Coast College is the No. 1 seed and will play host to El Camino in a best-of-three series beginning Friday in the Southern California baseball regionals.
The Pirates (27-9) bring a six-game winning streak into the postseason after sharing the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Did I have a premonition that our lives would somehow intersect?
I remember him first in 1957 as a pitcher for my favorite baseball team, the Hollywood Stars of the Pacific Coast League. That was the year before the Dodgers moved to Los...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Shaun Vetrovec's game ended on Friday, and he joined the rest of his Newport Harbor High teammates on the bus. They waited for their coach, Evan Chalmers, to wrap up interviews.
Unlike most of the Sailors, Vetrovec had a long weekend ahead of him,...