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49ers win one for the Dirtbags

Box score The baseball team at Long Beach State has affectionately been known as the Dirtbags for the past 20 years for their hard-nosed play. In an effort to jump-start a struggling young team, head coach Mike Weathers stripped his squad of that moniker for Sunday’s game. The 49ers fared[Read More…]

Wild 9th inning brings heartbreak

Box score The Dirtbags can’t seem to find a break on the young season, and it was even more evident Saturday at Blair Field. Long Beach State had a forgettable ninth inning as it fell at the hands of the visiting Washington State Cougars, 8-5, to go down 0-2 in[Read More…]

Dirtbags’ bats tee off on Toreros

Box score The Dirtbags seem to have the ability to explode offensively at any time. And that is just what they did, defeating the University of San Diego Toreros, 17-3, Tuesday night in front of 1,094 at Blair Field. Long Beach State (4-7) had an equal total of hits and[Read More…]

Tinoco slugs Dirtbags to victory

Sunday’s box score Saturday’s box score Friday’s box score Long Beach State escaped Columbia, S.C. with a 10-7 win by beating 25th-ranked USC at their own power game Sunday afternoon. Junior Steve Tinoco had a career-day going 5-for-5, scoring four runs and hitting three solo home runs. The first baseman[Read More…]

Cal sweeps Dirtbags

Box score Behind a 15-hit attack, California swept Long Beach State with a 6-3 win Sunday in front of 1,419 at Blair Field. The Golden Bears (6-2) took control of a 2-2 game in the in the top of the seventh when Blake Smith drove in Jeff Kobernus with a[Read More…]

LBSU drops back-to-back contests to Cal

Box score The hits keep coming, but so do the errors and wild pitches. The Long Beach State Dirtbags were defeated, 9-6, at the hands of the University of California Golden Bears in front of 1,090 at Blair Field on Saturday. “Defensively, we obviously need to cut those errors out,[Read More…]

Errors hurt Dirtbags in 9th-inning rally

Box score It took 12 total pitchers, 27 combined hits and 19 total runs, but a winner was finally decided. The Long Beach State Dirtbags were defeated by the University of California Golden Bears, 11-8, on Friday night at Blair Field. “That one is just really frustrating because we felt[Read More…]

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