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  1. Lakewood's Watson picked by Phillies

    Blair Angulo

    Pitcher Shane Watson of Lakewood was selected 40th overall by the Philadelphia Phillies in Monday's MLB Draft. Watson posted a 1.19 ERA this season, striking out 79 batters in 53 innings to lead the Lakewood to a 25-7 record. The right-hander has ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  2. Wilson's DeJong breaks the mold

    Blair Angulo

    LONG BEACH -- Chase DeJong wanted to challenge himself. In a time when transfers from public to private schools are common, the senior pitcher decided to go the other way, leaving the comforts of Valley Christian in Cerritos for Long Beach Wilson ...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  3. Bonita's Garza stands tall on mound

    Blair Angulo

    LA VERNE -- Justin Garza is too small, some naysayers say. He's too short, too skinny. His baggy baseball uniform accentuates these points. The radar gun, though, doesn't discriminate. If a pitch is fast or slow, it'll say so. The 5-foot-10 right-...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  4. Report: Amat QB Ruiz's status in doubt

    Blair Angulo

    It is unclear whether Bishop Amat senior quarterback Rio Ruiz will play football again this year after a left knee injury forced him to leave Friday night's home loss to Loyola. According to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Ruiz will have an MRI exam ...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  5. Report: Bishop Amat's Rio Ruiz will stick to football

    Blair Angulo

    Top baseball prospect Rio Ruiz, also a quarterback for La Puente Bishop Amat, will remain with the Lancers football team for the remainder of the season, Ruiz told the Los Angeles Times on Monday. Ruiz was scheduled to miss three non-league games ...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  6. Baseball: Bruins lose top three signees

    Blair Angulo

    The yearly "deadline day" has become a whirlwind of emotion and anticipation for UCLA head baseball coach John Savage. Monday night was no different, as the Bruins' skipper learned that his top three incoming freshmen -- first-round draft selection J...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  7. Baseball: Savage adds to 2012 class

    Blair Angulo

    UCLA head coach John Savage announced Thursday the additions of Jacob Ehret (San Dimas, Calif./San Dimas), Justin Hazard (Tustin, Calif./Beckman) and Grant Watson (Bakersfield, Calif./Centennial) to the 2011-12 recruiting class. Ehret, a right-han...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  8. Baseball: Four more players picked

    Blair Angulo

    Tyler Rahmatulla, Chris Giovinazzo, Adrian Williams and Brandon Lodge were selected Wednesday in the final day of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft, bringing UCLA's total number to nine in the three days. Giovinazzo (Los Angeles An...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  9. LA South: Day 3 MLB Draft picks

    Blair Angulo

    A list of the players from south Los Angeles County high schools who were selected in the draft's third day (rounds 31-50): ROUND 37 1123. Florida, RHP Jacob Ehret (San Dimas, Calif./San Dimas) ROUND 40 1213. Florida, RHP Trent Gilbert (Torra...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  10. Baseball: Rodriguez, Espy, Beacom picked

    Blair Angulo

    Catcher Steve Rodriguez, infielder Dean Espy and left-hander Mitchell Beacom were selected on the second day of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft Tuesday, bringing UCLA's total to five through 30 rounds. Rodriguez and Espy were eac...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  11. LA South: Day 2 MLB draft picks

    Blair Angulo

    A list of the players from south Los Angeles County high schools who were selected in the draft's second day (rounds 2-30): ROUND 4 140. St. Louis, SS Kenny Peoples-Walls (Los Angeles, Calif./Westchester) 144. Texas, OF Desmond Henry (Compton, C...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  12. Baseball: Hedges taken in 2nd round

    Blair Angulo

    UCLA signee Austin Hedges (San Juan Capistrano, Calif./JSerra) was selected Tuesday in the second round by the San Diego Padres in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft. Considered the best defensive catcher in the draft, Hedges report...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  13. Baseball: Goeddel taken in first day

    Blair Angulo

    UCLA signee Tyler Goeddel (Hillsborough, Calif./St. Francis) was selected 41st overall in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft on Monday. Goeddel, a lanky third baseman, is the younger brother of former Bruins pitcher Erik Goeddel (20...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  14. UCLA Bruins' Gerrit Cole top pick in MLB draft; Trevor Bauer No. ...

    Blair Angulo

    UCLA junior pitchers Gerrit Cole and Trevor Bauer were selected first and third overall, respectively, in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  15. Baseball: Adam Plutko is Westwood bound

    Blair Angulo

    Elite pitching prospect Adam Plutko was at ease in the hectic minutes leading up to Major League Baseball's signing deadline Monday night. Things just weren't going to work out. Plutko knew it. The Houston Astros, the team that used its sixth-roun...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  16. Brenton Allen follows his own path

    Blair Angulo

    Brenton Allen has one less thing to worry about. After struggling with the decision for nearly two months -- play baseball for the UCLA Bruins or Philadelphia Phillies, college life or the minor leagues -- Allen, a ninth-round selection in this ye...

    Blog | August 16, 2010