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Long Beach State Dirtbags are on the road again

Long Beach State Dirtbags are on the road again

May 10, 2017

The No.8 Long Beach State Dirtbags maintained their place at the top of the Big West Conference after winning two out of three games against second place Cal Poly May 5 to 7. This weekend, they tr...

Laine Huffman makes most of opportunity

Laine Huffman makes most of opportunity

May 9, 2017

Junior shortstop Laine Huffman has been an unexpected extension of offensive production in the No. 8 Long Beach State Dirtbags lineup. Averaging over five runs per game, Huffman has been a big reason w...

Long Beach State takes rubber match against Cal Poly, 5-2

Long Beach State takes rubber match against Cal Poly, 5-2

May 7, 2017

After No. 8 Long Beach State and Cal Poly traded strong starting pitching performances in games one and two of their Big West Conference series, the Dirtbags won the rubber match 5-2 Sunday at Blair Field...

Long Beach State Dirtbags fall to Cal Poly 6-2

Long Beach State Dirtbags fall to Cal Poly 6-2

May 6, 2017

A gloomy Saturday at Blair Field resulted in a tough loss for the No. 8 Long Beach State Dirtbags who were lost to Cal Poly, 6-3. The Mustangs evened the three game series behind a strong pitching perform...

Long Beach State’s Darren McCaughan shuts out Cal Poly

Long Beach State’s Darren McCaughan shuts out Cal Poly

May 5, 2017

Darren McCaughan, the Dirtbags’ junior ace, tossed his second shutout of the year on Friday at Blair Field as No. 8 Long Beach State jumped ahead to a 1-0 advantage in their Big West Conference serie...

Long Beach State Dirtbags tie University of San Diego in unusual finish

Long Beach State Dirtbags tie University of San Diego in unusual finish

May 2, 2017

SAN DIEGO — In an unusual finish the Long Beach State Dirtbags ended in a a 9-9 tie against University of San Diego Tuesday night after a city agreement forced the game to end after the 10th inning at...

Long Beach State head to San Diego for last midweek game

Long Beach State head to San Diego for last midweek game

May 1, 2017

The Long Beach State Dirtbags received a No. 8 ranking from Baseball America after they swept UC Davis behind a relentless offensive performance last weekend. After scoring a combined 34 runs, it would b...

Long Beach State baseball Troy Buckley brought the team back into the national limelight

Long Beach State baseball Troy Buckley brought the team back into the national limelight

May 1, 2017

For Troy Buckley, the last seven years can be gauged in two ways — the personal and then the professional. When he thinks about the Dirtbags’ success over the past seasons, since he was named head...