Category Archives: Pro Baseball

Larry Stewart: My Up-Close View

Former LA Times and Los Angeles Herald Examiner sportswriter Larry Stewart gives you an up close and personal view of his more than 40 years covering sports in Los Angeles with his new book “My Up-Close View.”

Going Gonzo: 4/26/2021

By Alex Gonzalez Well, it’s already been a week since the shortened high school football season ended, and I have to say, I miss it. I even miss the drive to the stadium. 

Dodgers In, Angels Out: MLB Playoff Pairings Set

The Dodgers finished with the best record in baseball and received a number one seed in the National League as a result. The Angels finished with a losing record and missed the playoffs again firing their General Manager as a result.

Going Gonzo: 7/20/2020

By Alex Gonzalez After months of waiting and pondering, we’re finally going to get sports back.

Julian Jarrard Signs with Milwaukee

By Tim Peterson (Temple City) – Former Temple City Ram star Julian Jarrard has signed a contract as an undrafted free agent with the Milwaukee Brewers he confirmed Thursday.

On This Date: December 8, 1983

In 1983 Sid Fernandez, pitching in (Double A) San Antonio, struck 209 batters in 153 innings, had a 2.11 ERA and a 13-4 record. (In 1982 he went 14-6, 172.2IP, 223K’s) …And was traded for…

Ramirez Back With Red Sox

Great to see Alhambra alum Noe Ramirez get called up again by the Boston RedSox.

Those Benchwarmers: Talking Dodgers Baseball 5/12/16

The Payoff Pitch: 4/19/2016

By ThoseBenchWarmers The baseball season is two weeks old and there already have been some big surprises. Some of those surprises are previews of things to come and will be sustained, others are flukes or flashes in the pan that will subside and be forgotten when we look back at summaries of the season in […]

The Payoff Pitch: 4/12/2016

By ThoseBenchWarmers For baseball fans, opening day is equivalent to Christmas. It is a special time of the year where every team is in first place, the day is filled with optimism and hope, and anything can happen. Accomplishments and failures of the previous season are forgotten as all teams start with a clean slate. […]