UCLA escapes LBSU rally, wins 11-10

UCLA escapes LBSU rally, wins 11-10

May 4, 2016

An eight-run first inning for UCLA proved to be too much for the Long Beach State baseball team as the Dirtbags’ rally fell short in an 11-10 loss Tuesday night at Blair Field. LBSU outscored UCLA 8-0 after the top of the third. The lo... Read more »

LBSU DIrtbags pitcher Darren McCaughan lands on national awards watch lists

LBSU DIrtbags pitcher Darren McCaughan lands on national awards watch lists

May 2, 2016

In January, if you asked the Long Beach State baseball coaches if they expected sophomore Darren McCaughan to be in the starting rotation they would have said no. McCaughan had the height to be a starting pi... Read more »

Long Beach State picks up season’s first sweep with win over Cal Poly Sunday

Long Beach State picks up season’s first sweep with win over Cal Poly Sunday

May 1, 2016

Behind senior Tanner Brown’s dominant performance on the mound and sophomore Luke Rasmussen’s bat, the Long Beach State baseball team beat Cal Poly 4-1 in Sunday’s series finale to sweep the Must... Read more »

LBSU survives 9th inning scare

LBSU survives 9th inning scare

April 26, 2016

With three outs left, leading 4-0, the Long Beach State baseball team had cruised through eight innings. With limited options in the bullpen, the Dirtbags (23-16, 6-6) ran into a roadblock in the ... Read more »

Life’s a pitch

Life’s a pitch

April 25, 2016

After being hit by a car while running in his hometown of Clovis, California, Jack Wheeless had a rough two years of rehab that led to to the end of his baseball career. In October of 2013, a car ran a red light through an intersection and hit ... Read more »

LBSU Dirtbags host San Diego State

LBSU Dirtbags host San Diego State

April 25, 2016

Who: San Diego State (12-25, 5-10) When: Tuesday at 6 p.m. Where: Blair Field Need to know: Long Beach State (22-16, 6-6) snapped its longest losing streak of the season (four games) with a 10-7 win o... Read more »

Weekend previews

Weekend previews

April 20, 2016

  Baseball Who: UC Riverside (15-19, 3-3) When: Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m. Where: Riverside Sports Complex, Riverside Need to know: Long Beach State (21-14, 5-4) continues i... Read more »

USC long ball dooms LBSU Dirtbags

Matthew Simon, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports, Today

Giving up five home runs proved to be the downfall for the Long Beach State baseball team on Tuesday, losing 8-3 to Southern California at Dedeaux Field. The Dirtbags (21-14, 5-4) got out to an early 1-0 lead in the second inning after junior outfielder Alex Muzzi hit an RBI single to score sophomore designated hitter Luke Rasmussen. Starting for the first time this season, senior Ty Provencher pitched two scoreless... Read more »