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Must-see local high school baseball players in 2013

CHRIS VIALL (Soquel), Sr.: The 6-foot-9 pitcher has jumped on the national scene since increasing his fastball velocity from 84 mph to 96 in a little over year’s time. The Stanford signee could be a high draft pick after a … Continue reading

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Updates on Santa Cruz County baseball players at NCAA D-I level

Curtis Gomez, a freshman out of St. Francis High in Watsonville, pinch-hit a three-run home run in the eighth inning to give University of Pacific a 3-0 win over visiting San Francisco on Sunday. Gomez, one of three locals at Pacific, … Continue reading

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San Jose State should jump into national baseball rankings

There hasn’t been this much excitement involving San Jose State’s baseball team — at least from this Spartan alum’s perspective — since 2000, when the team advanced to the College World Series for the first time in school history. Playoffs? … Continue reading

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Aptos’ Fraser goes off for Portland

Dear West Coast Conference baseball officials, you likely won’t get this in time or even care what this lil’ blogger has to say, but, nonetheless, I’d like to nominate Portland’s Beau Fraser as your Player of the Week. Fraser, a … Continue reading

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Harbor High alum Markovitz gets first save for Dirtbags

High school baseball fans, do you remember Harbor High’s Jason Markovitz? , He’s the 6-foot-3 left-handed pitcher who, as a senior, struck out a school-record 17 Santa Cruz batters in a Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League night game at Watsonville … Continue reading

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Aptos’ Anderson set to take on nation’s No. 3 baseball team

Tonight, it’s Kyle vs. Goliath. Sophomore pitcher Kyle Anderson, an Aptos High alum, will get the start tonight, when the Cal Poly-SLO baseball team [7-12 overall] takes on No. 3 nationally ranked and unbeaten UCLA in the first game of … Continue reading

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Aptos’ Fraser tearing it up for Portland

Sophomore catcher Beau Fraser hit home runs in back-to-back games the past two days. His latest shot, a grand slam, helped University of Portland snap a four-game losing streak, as the Pilots beat host Utah Valley 10-4 on Friday. Fraser, … Continue reading

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