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  • College World Series: UCI bows out in Omaha, 1-0

    College World Series: UCI bows out in Omaha, 1-0
    The most unfathomable season in UC Irvine baseball history ended in the most unlikely manner Wednesday night. Texas shortstop C.J Hinajosa yanked a home run over the bullpen beyond the left-field wall to lead off the seventh inning and provide the...
  • Briefs: Gillespie honored again

    UC Irvine's Mike Gillespie has been named West Region Coach of the Year by the American Baseball Coaches Assn. after leading the Anteaters to a fifth-place finish at the College World Series. It's the third time in his career that Gillespie has earned...
  • Faulkner: Gillespie excited for 2015

    On the heels of what he called one of his most rewarding seasons, UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie is understandably excited to be remaining at the Anteaters helm. UCI Athletic Director Mike Izzi has said a contract extension will be signed...
  • Check It Out: A full count of baseball books

    With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA title, the eyes of many American sports fans can now return to the beloved national pastime,...
  • Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach

    Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach
    Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
  • Steinberg: Mike Trout leads Angels' resurgence

    Don't look now, but baseball's hottest team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who entered the All-Star break with a 57-37 record, 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics in the American League West. Can the Angels catch the A's and win...
  • Commentary: Recognize teachers in real, not artificial, ways

    May is "thank your local teacher" month. Consider that Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5 through 9, National Teacher Day is May 6 and California's Day of the Teacher is May 14. While it is nice to have one's vocation singled out, it would be nicer if...
  • 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...
  • College Baseball: UCI two wins from Omaha

    UC Irvine first baseman Connor Spencer said some might have interpreted Coach Mike Gillepsie's preseason address to his players as lowering the bar. Instead, it lowered the boom. "Skip told us we were going to go 5-55," recalled Spencer, who is among...
  • Baseball: Sparks, Morales drafted

    UC Irvine junior third baseman Taylor Sparks was the No. 58 overall pick by the Cincinnati Reds and senior pitcher Andrew Morales was taken No. 71 by the St. Louis Cardinals in the Major League First-Year Player Draft on Thursday. Sparks, the 2013 Big...
  • MLB Draft: Newport Harbor's Seabold selected by Orioles

    MLB Draft: Newport Harbor's Seabold selected by Orioles
    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...
  • Morales leads UCI to Omaha

    Morales leads UCI to Omaha
    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.,...