Long Beach Dirtbags
Junior Jeff McNeil was chosen as the First-Team All-Big West Utility Player as announced by the Big West Conference on Tuesday, highlighting five Dirtbags selected for recognition by the league’s coaches. Richard Prigatano and Ino Patron each were on the second team, while Juan Avila and Ty Provencher received Honorable Mention.
Goodwill and Dirtbags team up for season promotion.
Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (Goodwill SOLAC) and Long Beach State Athletics announce their partnership where fans in February can enjoy their favorite pastime and help their community.
Jason Vargas was the first of 10 former Dirtbags on MLB rosters to begin the 2012 season.
Long Beach State will have 10 players on opening day rosters as the MLB rolls out the start of the 2012 season. Seattle Mariners pitcher Jason Vargas has already began the season, and nine more are expected to follow in the coming days.
Brennan Metzger was 2-for-3, including a base hit on a squeeze bunt to score the winning run.
Long Beach State score three runs in the top of the fourth, two coming on a suicide squeeze bunt by Brennan Metzger as the Dirtbags held off LMU at Page Field 3-2.
Danny Espinosa joins the Nationals, becoming the 15th former Dirtbag in the bigs this weekend.
Infielder Danny Espinosa was called up to the major leagues by the Washington Nationals as part of the September roster expansion, becoming the 15th former Long Beach State baseball player to play in the MLB in 2010.
Long Beach State baseball has announced the Dirtbags 2011 schedule, which will feature home series against Cal State Fullerton, Arizona, Oregon, Oregon State as well as road trips to Arizona State, Stanford and a tournament played at the San Francisco Giants home ballpark of AT&T Park.
There are less than three weeks until the bell rings signaling the end of school and the start of summer. For many children, that run home on the last day is actually the first jog of a sports-filled summer.
Sports camps — baseball, soccer, football, swimming, tennis and more— are a popular choice for many kids.