Found May 27, 2014 on Fox Sports West:
LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The 2004 Long Beach State baseball team was known as the best team to never make the College World Series. Jered Weaver and Jason Vargas headlined a team that lost in the Super Regional Round, but the Dirtbags were never down for too long. Four years later, it was a team that was so loaded and so stacked a record 11 were drafted and six would reach the major leagues. But the 2008 Dirtbag team failed to make it out of their own regional tournament, replacing the one four years before it as the best team to never make the College World Series. But 11 draft picks opened some eyes and the program tilted in another direction. Go to Long Beach State, they said. You'll be a big leaguer, they said. But go to rival Cal State Fullerton and you'll go to the College World Series. When pitching coach Troy Buckley, a longtime part of the Dirtbag program, took the reigns as the head coach in 2011, he decided to put an end to that notion. This wasn't the Dirtbag wa...

Jered Weaver continues hot streak as Angels win 6-4

SEATTLE (AP) -- Jered Weaver gave up three runs over six innings for his fifth win in six starts and C.J. Cron homered to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Weaver (6-3) gave up seven hits and a walk while striking out five. Weaver has lasted at least six innings in nine of his 11 starts this season, and this was the first time...

Angels Doubled Doubles Help Weaver to Win

The Angels hit four doubles in the top of the second inning to plate three runs and tacked on three more to win in Washington state. C.J. Cron hit his third home run of the season to tack on insurance late as the offense showed up in front of a fatigued Jered Weaver who couldn't seem to get out of an inning without a walk and a base hit and deep counts. The doublers were David...

Gameday Scorecard: Angels at Mariners, May 27, 2014

Angels 6 - Mariners 4 The Angels offense tallied 11 hits including five doubles and a C.J. Cron solo home run on their way to a 6-4 victory of over the Seattle Mariners. Jered Weaver allowed three earned runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out five to earn his fifth win in his last six starts and sixth win overall.Click here to download the scorecard.If your new to...

Boxscore Breakdown Game #51: Step back – Angels 6, Mariners 4

Jered Weaver took a bit of a step back from his recent hot performances, but it was no matter because the Angels themselves took a step back in the right direction by coming away with the win. It turns out that the Mariners may not be an unstoppable juggernaut (at least for the Angels) after all. Run Expectancy Rundown Chris Iannetta continued his recent hot hitting and was backed...

Angel Thoughts for the Week of 5/19 – 5/25

    The Angels are 6 games above .500 and only 2 ½ games behind Oakland, The Angels are 6 games above .500 and only 2 ½ games behind Oakland, led by a resurgent Jered Weaver atop the rotation. But the best part about the record so far is that the impending return of Josh Hamilton will give a big boost to an already productive offense.  Since the Angels are playing so well...
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