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MLB Draft to be Shortened, 2020 Season Proposal to Come this Week and More From MLB

MLB Draft to be Shortened, 2020 Season Proposal to Come this Week and More From MLB

Enrique Medina, Co Sports Editor

May 14, 2020

Major League Baseball announced recently that its draft will be moved to only five rounds for the 2020 Major League Baseball Season. The MLB draft typically consists of 40 rounds, but due to the complications of the spread of COVID-19, the draft has been pushed back 35 rounds.  A key reason for t...

It’s Showtime-Episode 1

April 2, 2020

Its Showtime is a podcast done by Brandon Garcia and Enrique Medina dedicated to the LA Lakers and the LA Dodgers. https://soundcloud.com/user-467735420/its-showtime-podcast-episode-1

All Sports Competitions Cancelled Due to COVID-19

The Rio Hondo Softball Field completely empty as the 2020 college softball season is cancelled. Many sporting events from around the world are postponed due the Corona Virus outbreak.

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

March 15, 2020

California community college spring sports competition and professional sports have all been postponed due to COVID-19. The coronavirus has had a huge impact world wide. More than 160,000 cases across the world have been confirmed and for that reason, many sporting events have been cancelled right away...

Roadrunners Get Huge Sweep vs Compton Highlighted by Comeback Victory

The Roadrunners outscored Compton 13-5 in their three games series.

Enrique Medina, Co-Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The Roadrunners came into the week determined, having been swept by a very strong Long Beach City College team last week, giving the Roadrunners a 2-4 SCC record. The matchup this week had the Roadrunners set to square off in a three-game series against Compton College (0-4 record).  Improvement I...

Roadrunners Lose Tough Fought Opener vs LBCC

Rio Hondo starter Steven Alvarez pitched 3.2 innings in his outing against Long Beach City College, keeping the game level.

Enrique Medina, Co-Sports Editor

March 5, 2020

The Roadrunners came up short by a score of 5-2 in a match-up against an undefeated Long Beach City College Baseball club on Tuesday afternoon, Feb.26. The match was the first of a three-game series against Long Beach City College and their second series of the SCC season.  The pitching match-up put Rio Hondo starter ...

Dodgers 2020 Offseason Recap: Is This the Team to Win it All?

Enrique Medina, Co-Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

After a disappointing end to the 2019 season in the division series vs the eventual World Series champions Washington Nationals, the Dodgers looked forward to improving what was left from a 106 win team just a year ago. Going into the offseason the Dodgers were looking to make a big splash. This espe...

Nationals Win First World Series Title in Franchise History

Nationals Win First World Series Title in Franchise History

Marissa Valenzuela, Reporter

October 30, 2019

Washington secured four wins in Houston for the 2019 World Series title With a 6-2 win, the Washington Nationals overcame the Houston Astros. In a series ending game 7, the Nationals took their first World Series title at Minute Maid Park. The visiting team won all seven games in a series during the 2019...

Nationals Look to Sweep Again

Nationals Look to Sweep Again

Marissa Valenzuela, Reporter

October 24, 2019

The Washington Nationals crushed the Houston Astros with a final score of 12-3. In Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday Night at Minute Maid Park, Washington took s a 2-0 lead in a best of seven series. They will host Game 3 in D.C. on Friday Night. Going up against star pitcher of the Astros,...

Did Cody Bellinger just clinch MVP?

Marissa Valenzuela

October 18, 2019

Reigning National League M.V.P., Christian Yelich, underwent a season ending injury. It should be noted that there has been constant talk throughout MLB network that Yelich would win M.V.P. Due to a recent turn of events on September 10,  Yelich suffered a fractured right knee against the Miami Marli...

Top 5 Baseball Movies

Sam Garcia, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Baseball: America’s favorite sport. It’s also a favorite of Hollywood, as there have been many, many movies based on the sport. So your friendly neighborhood writer thought to himself, Hm, what’re some of my favorite baseball movies? So now here we are, two hours later. The timing couldn’t be be...

Baseball: Key Stretch for Dirty Birds

Christian Salinas, Reporter

March 19, 2019

March 19-23 will be a key stretch for the Rio Hondo men’s baseball team.  Even though the season hasn’t gone quite as planned for the Roadrunners, they can still make the playoffs.  They sit (8-11) overall and (4-4) in conference.  They have their hands full with three games in five days against...

Baseball: Carrillo’s 5.2 Innings Help Sweep Cerritos

Nicholas Juarez, Reporter

March 19, 2019

Rio Hondo was back in action this week taking on Cerritos college in a South Coast Conference match up. Rio Hondo was looking to bounce back after two rough losses to Long Beach. Rio Hondo came into the game 2-2 in conference play and were looking to change that. Rio Hondo had freshman pitcher...

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