Baseballs strenuous season comes to end

May 3, 2017

By Dan Gudino  After a long disappointing season, baseball concluded the 2017 season with a loss at home 4-2, to Cerritos College last Thursday. All season long, Huskies sophomore designated hitter Kyle Francis, performed at high levels and in the season finale he launched a towering homer run to the deepest part of center field in the fourth inning, tying the game at one. The ball would have traveled further,…

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Losing streak ends baseball’s playoff hopes

April 26, 2017

By Dan Gudino Baseball was eliminated from playoff contention after it was swept in a three-game series by Pasadena City College, finishing at Brookside Park’s Jackie Robinson Memorial Field on Saturday in a 5-0 loss. East Los Angeles College is now on a six-game losing streak and it marks the fourth time this season the Huskies have been swept in a series. “I come out here feeling good everyday. I…

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Baseball strays from playoff hopes

April 19, 2017

By Tiana Hunter Baseball faced a tough loss to Santa Ana College on Friday, 11-5. East Los Angeles College’s pitching was a major problem after the third inning and one of the reasons they lost. Pitching started out with freshman Adrian Cardenas, but they would go through six pitchers in this game. “The arm felt good coming off extra days rest, but I started missing my locations a little bit,…

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Playoffs threatened after three-game losing streak

By Dan Gudino  Baseball was swept in a three game series against Mount San Antonio College ending in the worst loss of the season, 15-6, on Saturday at home. “I seriously don’t know what our players minds are going through. Who knows what they’re thinking. I couldn’t tell you if they’ve quit on the season, but it’s up to them. We as coaches won’t,” Hines said. The three game losing…

April 12, 2017
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Baseball takes two of three against Rio Hondo

By Dan Gudino Two costly errors gave East Los Angeles College baseball a 4-2 loss at home, in the series finale against Rio Hondo College on Saturday. “We missed an opportunity for a sweep. I feel we got too comfortable with our two wins against them (Rio Hondo) and it showed with our fielding today. We need to get dialed in and focus on playing clean baseball against Chaffey (College,…

March 26, 2017
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Baseball confronts setbacks v. Riverside City College

February 15, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro Baseball failed to score a run for the second consecutive day against Riverside City College, at home losing 6-0, Feb. 11. The day before East Los Angeles College lost at RCC 9-0. ELAC was not able to reach first base for the majority of the game, having two hits and striking out 12 times. The day before ELAC managed four hits. RCC’s sophomore pitcher Blake Tuthill had…

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Baseball eliminated from playoff contention

By Carlos Alvarez  With this loss, 4-1 against Los Angeles Harbor College on April 18, Huskies are eliminated from playoff contention. “We have been consistently bad all season long. This loss was no different,” ELAC Head Coach James Hines said. With the loss, the Huskies overall record falls to 12-21, 6-12 in the South Coast Conference. Harbor’s record moves to 17-16, 7-11 in SCC play. For the first time since…

April 27, 2015
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Baseball achieves first conference win

By George Alvarez The Husky baseball team earned its first South Coast Conference win defeating El Camino College Compton Center 10-3 on March 7. It took a team effort for the Huskies to earn this win. The team fought off pitches, had aggressive base running and used fundamental techniques to move over in order to score base runners. There were five players that had one or more Runs batted in….

March 12, 2015
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Baseball loses conference opener

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College baseball team kicked off South Coast Conference play with a 2-1 home loss to El Camino College Compton Center on March 3. “We came away with the win, but it wasn’t easy. ELAC has a great program, they always play us hard. In close games you have to have strong pitching and defense and we had both today,” Compton Head Coach Shannon…

March 5, 2015
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Baseball team gains winning streak heading into conference

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College baseball team defeated Glendale Community College in walk-off fashion, 2-1, in extra innings (10th inning) on Feb. 24. With runners in scoring position, ELAC’s sophomore center fielder Kevin Amezquita hit a routine ground ball to second that was thrown away. The errant throw scored the winning run from third that set off a celebration on the field. Amezquita was 2-for-4 with two…

March 2, 2015
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