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  • Axelrod recalled, Crumlich signs

    Former UC Irvine pitcher Dylan Axelrod was recalled Tuesday by the Chicago White Sox, while D.J. Crumlich, a senior shortstop for the Anteaters in 2012, has signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. It's the third stint in the major leagues for...
  • Cubs sign OCC's Rademacher

    Former Orange Coast College baseball standout Bijan Rademacher signed Wednesday with the Chicago Cubs organization to make it five of six Pirates drafted who have signed professional contracts the last two weeks. Rademacher, selected in the 13th round...
  • Colleges: Kiraly one to covet

    Colleges: Kiraly one to covet
    There comes a point with former athletes when the legacy they created during their playing career virtually trumps any resume they may have developed after that career has ended. Karch Kiraly, the Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan and/or Wayne Gretzky of men's...
  • Yuhl turns tide for OCC

    CYPRESS — Moments after his complete-game victory in a crucial Orange Empire Conference baseball contest Tuesday, Orange Coast College sophomore pitcher Keegan Yuhl was finally rendered indecisive. Yuhl's eyes rolled toward the sky and his head...
  • College Roundup: OCC baseball wins sixth straight

    BASEBALL Orange Coast 5, Saddleback 3 COSTA MESA — The host Pirates erased a 3-2 deficit with one run in the sixth inning, then scored single runs in the seventh and eighth in the Orange Empire Conference game Saturday. OCC (22-2-1, 9-1 in...
  • Pirates add to streak

    COSTA MESA — As the outs dwindled in Orange Coast College's 7-5 Orange Empire Conference baseball victory over visiting Santa Ana on Thursday, a conversation in the press box began about who might be the Pirates' hero of the day. After a few...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Irrelevant Week: Final day of irrelevant fun

    Irrelevant Week: Final day of irrelevant fun
    NEWPORT BEACH — Even the last player selected in the NFL Draft has an entourage. Justice Cunningham capped a long Friday by checking out the bar scene in Newport Beach. He ran with a crew of almost two dozen, all there to support a rookie with the...
  • Community College Baseball: OCC virtually starting from scratch

    Budget cuts have pared Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli's staff to the point that he is sometimes the only non-player in uniform at a Pirates' practice. But if he is looking for familiar companionship in his 21st season at the OCC...
  • Community College Baseball: Pirates piling up numbers

    COSTA MESA — Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli said he really doesn't have a classic No. 3, cleanup, or No. 5 hitter this season, but rather a bunch of No. 6 and No. 7 hitters to fill in between the top and bottom of the order....
  • 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...