Click through the slideshow to see photos from the following CIF-SS first-round baseball playoff games played on Friday (May 17, 2013): Camarillo vs. Valencia; Sonora vs. Bell Gardens; La Habra vs. La... Full story
CYPRESS – Cypress had six hits through three innings, but only one run to show for it.
What Cypress coach John Weber calls "trusting the process" became progress. The hits kept coming but so did runs, finally, as the Centurions beat Irvine, 6-... Full story
PLACENTIA – Valencia's Cesar Serna saved his best for last.
The senior pitcher and outfielder started the game on the mound in Friday's CIF-SS Division 2 first round game against Camarillo and went three innings. It was his first start in a co... Full story
ALISO VIEJO -- Kyle Molnar is best known as a pitcher. The Aliso Niguel right-hander is considered the No. 1 sophomore in the nation, and has already committed to UCLA.
But Molnar showed Friday that he can do more than just pitch.
He belted two hom... Full story
A large number of college-signed and MLB draft-candidate players will play in the Orange County Baseball All-Star Game on June 4.
The game will be played at La Palma Park's Dee Fee Field in Anaheim. First pitch is 6:45 p.m. Admission is $5.
The gam... Full story
SANTA ANA – Huntington Beach pitching coach Adam Springston said sophomore pitcher Noah Davis has dealt with adversity regarding his command this season.
So much so, that Springston said he has been working with Davis to fix his control for th... Full story
LAKE FOREST - As news of Thursday's laundry list of first-round playoff upsets trickled in to those occupying the bleachers, the No. 2 seed in Division 1 of the CIF-Southern Section found itself involved in a close call of its own.
Struggling for ti... Full story
PLACENTIA – Scott Serigstad pitched six no-hit innings for El Dorado. Long Beach Poly pitcher Chris Castellanos was nearly as good.
One of the teams needed a break, and El Dorado got it when the Golden Hawks scored on an error in the fifth inn... Full story
CIF-Southern Section baseball coaches have talked for years of creating a best-of-3 playoff system.
A viable version of that will be adopted some day. Until then, baseball playoffs will continue to be single elimination.
Single elimination is almos... Full story
Bases loaded, game tied, bottom of the seventh inning, two outs with Cory Mendoza at bat for Santa Margarita.
Mendoza had visions of delivering the big hit. He did not do so.
"I was a little bummed out," Mendoza said. "But however you can get it do... Full story
The playoffs are finally here. And, yes, we are talking about the playoffs in this edition of the Inside the O.C. baseball scene.
I'm going to be making some fearless, fool-proof (or just foolish) predictions. Also, we have some things to settle, li... Full story