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  • Baseball: Sparks, Morales drafted

    UC Irvine junior third baseman Taylor Sparks was the No. 58 overall pick by the Cincinnati Reds and senior pitcher Andrew Morales was taken No. 71 by the St. Louis Cardinals in the Major League First-Year Player Draft on Thursday. Sparks, the 2013 Big...
  • College Update: Elliot Surrey shines again for UC Irvine baseball

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine baseball sophomore: UC Irvine’s surprising NCAA postseason run was furthered Friday night and the Falcons product was very...
  • UC Irvine's Mike Gillespie, Texas' Augie Garrido to play one for ages

    What’s older than Major League Baseball? The combined ages of two coaches who will face each other in the College World Series on Saturday. UC Irvine’s Mike Gillespie (74) will see Texas’ Augie Garrido (75) in the other dugout for...
  • Christian Bergman gets call to join Colorado Rockies

    Christian Bergman gets call to join Colorado Rockies
    Whether it was starting in the NCAA World Series as a freshman or his ascent through the minor leagues, St. Francis High graduate Christian Bergman has been on the rise since his days as a Golden Knights standout leading his team to the CIF finals. On...
  • College Update: Former Falcons finding plenty of collegiate success

    College Update: Former Falcons finding plenty of collegiate success
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine baseball sophomore: For the second time in its history, the UC Irvine baseball team is headed to Omaha for the NCAA Division I...
  • Baseball: Slugger Sparks UCI run

    Baseball: Slugger Sparks UCI run
    For most of his UC Irvine baseball career, Taylor Sparks has been more about detonating rallies than igniting them. But after a postseason move to the leadoff spot, the former cleanup hitter has helped the Anteaters explode back onto college baseball's...
  • Surrey chased and UC Irvine falls in College World Series

    Surrey chased and UC Irvine falls in College World Series
    With a win in its opener at the 2014 College World Series, the UC Irvine baseball team handed the ball to pitcher and Crescenta Valley High graduate Elliot Surrey on Monday against Vanderbilt. Surrey struggled early and fell behind in the first inning....
  • College Baseball: Funny thing happened on way to CWS

    For the small-ball-inclined UC Irvine baseball team, dropping bunts that creep halfway down the baseline is an important part of a winning formula that has helped the Anteaters reach the College World Series. But a closer look into the psyche of this...
  • College Baseball: Former stars Bibona, Orloff aid UCI resurgence

    College Baseball: Former stars Bibona, Orloff aid UCI resurgence
    Those who can't do, teach. Whoever originated that axiom certainly did not account for UC Irvine baseball coaching staff, which is stacked with former All-Americans and led by a man whose highlights include winning an NCAA championship as a player...
  • 'Small ball' has big payoff for UC Irvine baseball and Mike Gillespie

    'Small ball' has big payoff for UC Irvine baseball and Mike Gillespie
    Arms folded, Mike Gillespie slowly circles the dirt-meets-grass perimeter of the infield at UC Irvine's baseball stadium, pausing every few feet to monitor an intrasquad scrimmage from a different angle, with a different gaze, in a different glint of...
  • Crescenta Valley High alum Surrey's success not surprising

    Crescenta Valley High alum Surrey's success not surprising
    Superlatives aplenty can be used to describe the UC Irvine baseball team’s run to the NCAA Division I World Series. Following a six-game skid to end the regular season, it was surprising to some and reassuring to the Anteaters when they received an...
  • Faulkner: Gillespie calling the shots

    The second leg of a thoroughly surprising three-pronged postseason run, left UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie with only a shallow whisper of a voice on Tuesday. But the American Baseball Coaches Assn. Hall of Famer, who earned his 1,000th career...