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Dirtbags suffer fourth straight loss in home opener

Dirtbags suffer fourth straight loss in home opener

February 19, 2019

Something about Calvin Estrada’s body language as he tracked an otherwise routine fly ball to left in a Tuesday night game against University of San Diego didn’t feel right. He took tentative steps toward...

Dirtbags suffer sweep in the swamp

Dirtbags suffer sweep in the swamp

February 17, 2019

The Dirtbags received a rude welcome to the 2019 season this weekend at the hands of No. 3 Florida, which swept Long Beach in a three-game series. Long Beach State had its work cut out in the opening series, hav...

Injuries shake up Dirtbags’ heading into 2019

Injuries shake up Dirtbags’ heading into 2019

Robert Hollar, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

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

The Long Beach State Dirtbags started the 2018 season with injuries and an undermanned pitching staff before ending the year fifth in the Big West. They begin 2019 with the same challenges, and a new ...

A new Day for the Dirtbags

A new Day for the Dirtbags

December 11, 2018

When Ryan Day talks about the Dirtbags, he starts talking a mile a minute; a habit that shows the new Director of Baseball Operations’ excitement for the baseball team’s upcoming season. “[Day] b...

Blair Field to receive new lights

Blair Field to receive new lights

October 3, 2018

One of the many upcoming renovation plans at Blair Field will be the installation of new stadium lights according to Long Beach State officials. The project was announced in 2009, but didn’t break ground unt...

Dodgers’ trade deadline strategy creates exciting way to lose

Dodgers’ trade deadline strategy creates exciting way to lose

September 19, 2018

  The Dodgers’ most electric offensive player and prized trade-deadline acquisition put on a show against the Cardinals last Thursday. Manny Machado’s 3-4 night included an edge-of-your-seat ...

Dirtbags show out in the MLB Draft

Dirtbags show out in the MLB Draft

June 7, 2018

After a disappointing season, four Dirtbags will have the opportunity to make their mark in the MLB after being drafted this week. Junior second baseman Jarren Duran was selected in the seventh round by the B...

Dirtbags season drops in the dirt

Dirtbags season drops in the dirt

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

May 13, 2018

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

At least it’s almost over. It’s been hard to watch most of the year. I came into this season ready for another playoff berth after the Dirtbags made an appearance in the NCAA Super Regional. The ...