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  • Baseball: Bergman gets call

    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...
  • Virgen: What are the best places to watch World Cup in Newport-Mesa?

    Virgen: What are the best places to watch World Cup in Newport-Mesa?
    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. His...
  • Faulkner: Pirates baseball team honors Watanabe legacy

    It has been five years since Orange Coast College won a state baseball championship, which capped a tumultuous season marked by ultimate tragedy. Yet the memory of the 2009 in-season death of then-redshirt catcher Jourdan Watanabe, just as it did with...
  • Carnett: Others' histories stand as great inspirations

    I was led quite by accident last week to peruse a pair of highly absorbing memoirs. That's the nice thing about being retired. You have time to indulge your reading passions, from selections on the latest bestseller lists to enduring works you've long...
  • Virgen: C.J. Wilson ready, excited for new season

    Virgen: C.J. Wilson ready, excited for new season
    Before C.J. Wilson turned 13 he made a serious decision about his lifestyle. Wilson believed alcohol or drugs could keep him from his dreams. Growing up in Orange County, he was introduced to the Straight Edge crowd. He decided to be one of them and...
  • Baseball: Three 'Eaters drafted

    UC Irvine junior center fielder Dominique Taylor was selected in the 15th round by the Kansas City Royals (No. 444 overall) to highlight players with local ties chosen in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday. J.J. Altobelli, the...
  • Baseball: UCI's Thurman set to cash in

    Former UC Irvine pitcher Andrew Thurman, taken in the second round of last week's Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft by the Houston Astos, told mlb.com on Friday that he agreed to terms and plans to sign a contract with the organization on...
  • Irrelevant Week schedule pared

    Irrelevant Week schedule pared
    Irrelevant Week might want to change its name to "A Couple of Irrelevant Days" in Newport Beach. The event that celebrates the last player selected in the NFL Draft seems to get shorter every year. Don't blame the organizers, Paul Salata and his...
  • Briefs: Two 'Eaters sign

    Matt Whitehouse, a junior pitcher for UC Irvine in 2013, has signed with the Cleveland Indians on Friday and has been assigned to the Mohoning Valley Scrappers, their short-season Single-A affiliate in the New York-Penn League. Whitehouse was chosen in...
  • Thurman a millionaire

    Former UC Irvine pitcher Andrew Thurman signed with the Houston Astros organization Monday, earning the signing bonus slotted for the No. 40 overall pick of nearly $1.4 million. Thurman, selected in the second round by the Astros in last week's Major...
  • Smashing time for CdM

    Smashing time for CdM
    The Angels and Dodgers are nowhere near the top of the Major League Baseball standings, but the fix may be easy. Perhaps the teams should have deployed scouts to the Corona del Mar High small gymnasium this spring. They would have seen CdM students,...
  • Jim Abbott to be keynote speaker at KidWorks event

    Jim Abbott to be keynote speaker at KidWorks event
    Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Abbott, a Newport Beach resident, will be the keynote speaker at the annual luncheon held by KidWorks, a Santa Ana-based non-profit charity that serves at-risk children, teens and families. Abbott, who was born...