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  • Brennan top area draftee

    Improvement was the theme for most of the locals chosen on the second day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. Orange Coast College freshman pitcher Brandon Brennan became the first area player taken, when the Chicago White...
  • Steinberg: Trout is quite a catch for Angels

    We are witnessing the birth of a transcendent baseball career right in front of our eyes, as Angel outfielder Mike Trout has electrified his team and Major League Baseball in the first half of the 2012 season. There has not been a rookie this dazzling...
  • Inspiration easy to find at NBLL

    NEWPORT BEACH — Opening Day was a special one for Newport Beach Little League. It was a special day when the ceremonial first pitch could be thrown by a boy, Harry Dill, who just four months ago discovered he had a brain tumor. It was a special day...
  • Corona del Mar sweeps rival

    NEWPORT BEACH — Bragging rights were a given for the winners of the Battle of the Bay doubleheader at Newport Harbor High Tuesday. Big-time confidence also apparently came attached. Corona del Mar swept rival Newport Harbor and gained some swagger...
  • On Faith: Baseball and religion

    I am pleased to respond to a special request from the features editor for a column timed with the start of the 2012 Major League Baseball season. I want to begin with a favorite story about my beloved Chicago Cubs: A 7-year-old Chicago boy challenged...
  • Steinberg: Sports Tradex a bright idea

    The race to create new ways for fans to enjoy interacting with sports continues. It is evocative of the Oklahoma Land Rush, with innovators competing to create the next new niche that delivers an experience that is novel and fun. The 800-pound gorilla...
  • Maurer to make first MLB start

    Maurer to make first MLB start
    Four years ago, Brandon Maurer embarked on what would be a rugged path to the big leagues. There were no promises back then when he was an 18-year-old leaving Costa Mesa as a 23rd-round pick for the Seattle Mariners out of Orange Lutheran High. Maurer...
  • Review of '42': Classic tale on screen

    Review of '42': Classic tale on screen
    At one point in "42," the Jackie Robinson Story, Branch Rickey, played by Harrison Ford, thanks a young Robinson for helping him love baseball again. The latest cinematic account of Robinson's historic 1947 season, in which he breaks baseball's color...
  • Reel Critics: '42' hits a grand slam

    Reel Critics: '42' hits a grand slam
    It's only April, but a leading contender for this year's Best Picture award is already in a theater near you. "42" is the absolutely compelling story of Jackie Robinson. He was the first African American ever to play Major League Baseball and wore that...
  • UCI baseball changes start time

    The UC Irvine baseball home game against Southern will be at 1 p.m. today. It was originally scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The change was made due to concerns over predicted rain. The rest of the weekend schedule is unchanged, with UCI facing Bethune-...
  • Summers showers strikes

    IRVINE — For a second straight start, Matt Summers stumped occupants of one dugout at Anteater Ballpark. But in contrast to his season debut, in which poor control prompted a mystified coaching staff to issue the UC Irvine pitcher an early hook,...
  • College Roundup: Hillman's grand slam highlights UCI win

    BASEBALL UC Irvine 9, Bethune-Cookman 3 COMPTON — Drew Hillman blasted a grand slam in the first inning and was named Player of the Game to hel UCI improve to 6-0 in the MLB Urban Invitational contest Saturday. It was the first home run of the...