Articles Tagged With ‘Baseball’




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Former Arroyo Grande baseball star dies

Former Arroyo Grande High School Baseball star Ryan Teixeira died Saturday at the age of 20. Teixeira had been battling two forms of cancer over the last two years. In 2015, Teixeira’s senior year at Arroyo Grande High, he was... (Continue reading)

Star pitcher who lost eye retires, returns to Cal Poly

Seven months after losing his right eye in a freak accident involving an exercise band, former Cal Poly ace and minor league pitcher, Matt Imhof, announced he is retiring from baseball as a player and returning to school. Imhof says... (Continue reading)

Banished superfan returns to SLO in new colors

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two years after bringing UC Irvine banners, costumes and masks to San Luis Obispo, superfan Keith Franklin is returning to Baggett Stadium to cheer on Irvine’s biggest rival. Franklin, 51, is now an avowed “anarchist” and a... (Continue reading)

California bans smokeless tobacco at ballparks

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that bans smokeless tobacco at all ballparks in the state. [CBS Los Angeles] The new law, AB 768, imposes a ban that Major League Baseball has called for, but failed to deliver... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly wins its SLO Regional opener

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Cal Poly won its first regional game at Baggett Stadium 4-2 over Sacramento State Friday evening. Mustang ace Matt Imhof pitched seven and two thirds innings, allowing one earned run. Imhof shut out Sacramento State until the... (Continue reading)

SLO Regional scouting: Cory Hahn comes to town

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The most acclaimed player at the first NCAA regional hosted by Cal Poly will not take the field this weekend in San Luis Obispo. The 2010 Mr. Baseball California, Cory Hahn, is a graduated senior at Arizona... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly completes sweep of Davis

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The fifth-ranked Cal Poly Mustangs opened Big West Conference play with a sweep of UC Davis, capping the weekend series with a 9-1 victory Sunday. Sophomore righty Casey Bloomquist pitched eight strong innings, allowing one unearned run... (Continue reading)

Field of dreams fades in Santa Maria

An independent baseball scout and agent from Morro Bay now says he won’t be helping bring a professional baseball team to Santa Maria because city officials there have not been cooperative. (Santa Maria Times) Jim Hayes had been part of... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly postseason run ends in Los Angeles

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Cal Poly baseball squad notched its first 40-win season and NCAA Tournament victory at the Divison 1 level in 2013, but the Mustangs failed to break a postseason slide that began Saturday night and continued Sunday.... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly loses fly ball, lead and game to UCLA

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The lights shined brightly upon Cal Poly Saturday night at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Through the first five innings, the Mustangs handled all the pressure that came with a regional matchup against UCLA at the Bruins’ ballpark. Cal... (Continue reading)



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