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Long Beach State baseball drops third game in a row

Long Beach State baseball drops third game in a row

February 20, 2018

Long Beach State lost its midweek matchup against USC 5-1 after two miscues on the field led to five runs scored by the Trojans. The Dirtbags’ offense struggled yet again, especially in the late innings...

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 14, 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 14, 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...