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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...

Astros Caught in Epic Cheating Scandal

Joseph Rodriguez, Reporter

November 27, 2019

Sneaky Advantage The Houston Astros can potentially be put into one of the biggest cheating scandals of the century. Recently a Youtube page by the name "Jomboy Media" put out a video titled "Astros using cameras to steal signs, a breakdown." The video shows clips of Astros at bats from the 2017 sea...

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...

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...

Spring Training: Freeway Series In Arizona Announces Start of Baseball in So Cal

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 28, 2019

As quickly and quietly as it arrived, the Winter Meetings have gone, and a new spring is upon us. The Los Angeles Dodgers have exited the offseason with slight renovations to the team that has appeared in back-to-back World Series. The team bid farewell to their General Manager Farhan Zaidi, who,...

Potential realignment of MLB

Cynthia Olvera, Reporter

October 20, 2017

Major League Baseball is considering to expand to 32 teams that would cause a realignment of the divisions. If this were to happen it would cut the season to 156 games instead of 162 game season we've been used to. It would also give each team a day off a week and restructure the postseason bracket. The...

Fly The W: The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions

Fly The W: The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions

Xavier Alatorre, News Editor

November 9, 2016

108 years ago, women were not allowed to vote. Today, woman are allowed to vote and some Americans will vote for the first female president. 108 years ago, Ford released the Model T, the country’s first affordable automobile. Today, the Interstate Highway system dominates ground travel in the United...

Cubs take game six in Cleveland; World Series now comes down to game seven

Cubs take game six in Cleveland; World Series now comes down to game seven

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

Things were not looking good for the Chicago Cubs after falling behind the Indians 3-1 in the World Series, but a couple wins in a row for the Cubs has forced a winner-takes-all game seven. Game six of the World Series was played at a chilly Progressive Field in Cleveland last night and saw the Indians...

Dodgers’ sensational season comes to an end after losing game six to the Cubs in Chicago

Dodgers’ sensational season comes to an end after losing game six to the Cubs in Chicago

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016

The Los Angeles Dodgers were eliminated from the postseason Saturday night after losing to the Cubs 5-0 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Dodgers had Clayton Kershaw going on the mound for them in game six, but his magic seemed to have run out. He had been clutch throughout the 2016 postseason, ...

Angels’ photographer visits Rio Hondo photography class

Angels’ photographer visits Rio Hondo photography class

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

The Los Angeles Angels photography editor and archivist, Robert Huskey, visited professor Roberto Chavez’s photojournalism class to talk about his experience in taking sports photos Oct 3. A Whittier native, Huskey attended Cal State Fullerton and was the school’s photo editor for the Daily Titan....

Kershaw powers Dodgers to 1-0 victory over Cubs; series now shifts to Los Angeles all tied up

Kershaw powers Dodgers to 1-0 victory over Cubs; series now shifts to Los Angeles all tied up

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

After losing game 1 of the NLCS to the Cubs due to a late pitching collapse, the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw pitched a shutout Sunday night at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The shutout powered the Dodgers to a 1-0 victory and the Boys in Blue have now tied up the series with the Cubbies at 1-1.  The serie...

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