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Long Beach State baseball schedule announced

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

December 5, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

On Wednesday, the Long Beach State baseball team announced its 2017 schedule. With a mixture of home and away games, the Dirtbags start the season with eight of their first nine games at home. LBSU will welcome Oklahoma to Blair Field to kick off the season with a weekend series starting Feb. 17. From there, the Dirtbags will head to Los Angeles for a road game against USC Feb. 21. “I think it’s competitive,... Read more »

Long Beach State baseball team announces home schedule

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

After the Dirtbags broke ground for their new batting facility Tuesday, coach Troy Buckley released the Long Beach State baseball team’s 2017 home schedule. After going 22-11 at Blair Field last season, the Dirtbags will start with a long homestand, as eight of their first nine games are at home. LBSU will welcome the Oklahoma Sooners to Blair Field opening weekend, Feb. 17-19. Last season, LBSU traveled to Norman... Read more »

Blair Field renovations start for batting facility and bullpen

October 5, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Blair Field renovations kicked off Tuesday as construction crews broke ground on the Dirtbags’ new batting facility. As baseball season slowly approaches, the project looks to give the 58-year-old facility a facelift. Renovations started in January of this year and consisted of a new outfield wall, a home bullpen and a new batting cage facility. According to Mark Edrington, the senior associate of the athletic... Read more »

Dan Ricabal hired as Dirtbags’ pitching coach

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

July 22, 2016

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

On Friday, Long Beach State baseball head coach Troy Buckley announced Dan Ricabal has been hired to his coaching staff.   Ricabal comes to LBSU after spending the last five seasons at Loyola Marymount University as assistant coach overseeing pitchers. At LMU, he saw success as the Lions’ pitching staff was in the Top-10 in ERA each year.   “We are excited to have Danny join our staff,” Buckley said in the press releas... Read more »

Long Beach State’s Darren McCaughan makes USA Collegiate National Team

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

July 10, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

After his impressive sophomore campaign, Long Beach State pitcher Darren McCaughan added to his accolades by earning a spot on the 24-man USA collegiate national baseball team.   The righthander went 10-1 with a Big West best 1.98 ERA to pace the Dirtbags as they became the winningest team during coach Troy Buckley’s tenure.   The Big West Pitcher of the Year becomes the 12th Dirtbag to make the USA team. The... Read more »

Long Beach State Baseball team hosts multiple summer camps for children

Long Beach State Baseball team hosts multiple summer camps for children

June 26, 2016

While the Long Beach State Dirtbags season has ended after the a valiant effort during the Coral Gables Regional, the team will continue to spread baseball fundamentals year-round.   The Di... Read more »

Garrett Hampson awarded Golden Glove award

Garrett Hampson awarded Golden Glove award

June 25, 2016

Garrett Hampson, former LBSU shortstop, continued to pick up awards after his junior season when Hampson was a catalyst for the Dirtbags’ postseason berth. The shortstop was named to the 2016 ABCA/Raw... Read more »

Long Beach State duo sign contracts with MLB teams

Long Beach State duo sign contracts with MLB teams

June 16, 2016

Long Beach State baseball players Garrett Hampson and Austin McGeorge have signed contracts to join the Colorado Rockies and New York Mets, respectively.   Hampson, who was selected early in the third... Read more »

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