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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Steinberg: NFL still at the top

    I spent last week in Washington D.C. and the area is ablaze with Redskin mania. Every cab driver, shopkeeper and person I encountered is in a state of excitement about the prospects of the team. Robert Griffin III could be elected mayor in a landslide....
  • Steinberg: MLB can be stricter

    Major League Baseball recently issued its long-awaited suspensions for 13 players for violation of the drug program's protocols. Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games by Commissioner Bud Selig by his power under the Basic...
  • Coluccio reflects on baseball career

    Coluccio reflects on baseball career
    If you were a kid in the 1970s, chances are you got your baseball news through newspaper box scores, brief and sporadic radio and television reports, and perhaps on the backs of the baseball cards you collected without concern for their appreciable value....