A cold night combined with pitching struggles and inconsistent plate-appearances proved to be the difference as Long Beach State lost to Washington 4-1 Tuesday.
A wild offensive contest in game three at Blair Field went in favor of the Golden Bears thanks to a three-run eighth inning.
A second consecutive quality start on the mound kept Cal off the scoreboard, as the Dirtbags offense comes alive for a 4-0 victory over the Cal Golden Bears.
An early pitcher’s duel turned into a back-and-forth offensive battle Friday night at Blair Field as the Dirtbags overcame an offensive slump to pull off the win.
The Dirtbags have a high ceiling according to head coach Eric Valenzuela, but the team will have to overcome challenging matchups to bring success back to Blair Field.
Freshman Luis Ramirez had made the tough decision of living away from his parents to pursue baseball. Now, the right-hander is starting for the Dirtbags.
It will take some time for the Dirtbags to recover from a disastrous 2019 season, but under new head coach Eric Valenzuela, the team is already showing positive signs.
Long Beach State Athletics has added a few new athletes to the various sports teams that represent the Beach.
The Dirtbags played a six-inning game to prepare for the upcoming season.
Seasoned head coach Eric Valenzuela looks to reinvigorate Dirtbags baseball with a fresh mindset in the wake of their disappointing 14-41 (8-16 Big West) record last season.