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St. Mary’s tops Long Beach State 4-1 in rubber match

St. Mary’s tops Long Beach State 4-1 in rubber match

February 18, 2018

After opening the season with a Friday night win over St. Mary’s, Long Beach State dropped its next two games to lose the first series of 2018. The Dirtbags were stifled on offense, hitting .236 over the weeken...

Bats go quiet for Long Beach State in game two loss against St. Mary’s

Bats go quiet for Long Beach State in game two loss against St. Mary’s

February 18, 2018

Long Beach State failed to answer its exciting win Friday night in the season, dropping game two of the series against St. Mary’s 6-2. The Dirtbags missed out on plenty of chances to drive in runs thr...

Dirtbags defeat St. Mary’s in season opener

Dirtbags defeat St. Mary’s in season opener

February 17, 2018

Sophomore left hander Zak Baayoun didn’t take long to prove he’s made the transition from bullpen arm to starter after a stellar performance to kick off the Long Beach State Dirtbags 2018 season. He th...

LBSU’s Jarren Duran enters his third season as the Dirtbags second baseman

LBSU’s Jarren Duran enters his third season as the Dirtbags second baseman

February 15, 2018

When Jarren Duran first stepped on the Bohl Diamond at Blair Field for a fall practice in 2016, then-junior shortstop Garrett Hampson knew he was not another run-of-the-mill freshman. He carried himself higher...

A tough act to follow: Previewing the 2018 Long Beach State baseball season

A tough act to follow: Previewing the 2018 Long Beach State baseball season

February 15, 2018

It is difficult not to dwell on the historic season the Dirtbags had in 2017, in which they fell just one game short of a trip to Omaha, even just days away from the start of a new campaign. The seaso...

Dirtbags’ prospective ace pitcher, John Sheaks, out indefinitely

Dirtbags’ prospective ace pitcher, John Sheaks, out indefinitely

February 12, 2018

Just one week before the start of the 2018 season, senior right handed pitcher John Sheaks suffered a complete tear of his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his throwing elbow. Long Beach State’s most expe...

Dirtbags closer Chris Rivera named preseason All-American by the NCBWA

Dirtbags closer Chris Rivera named preseason All-American by the NCBWA

February 6, 2018

Dirtbags junior closer Chris Rivera was named a preseason third team All-American by the National College Baseball Writers Association, making it three consecutive seasons that the program has had at least o...