As Major League baseball continues on toward October, the minor league affiliate are already in full playoff mode.
Take a look at the top of the American League Wild Card standings and you'll find Tampa Bay trailing Baltimore by one game, and Oakland by two for two AL Wild Card berths.
Baseball's home stretch is here. Major League Baseball teams are gearing up for pennant races as they begin the final month of the regular season, and local products are right in the middle of it. Four players who graduated from four different Santa Clarita Valley high schools are on MLB rosters right now, and some of them are playing pivotal roles on potential playoff teams. Others appear to be on the cusp of everyday life ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - With first-team quarterback David Garrard out for up to a month, Dolphins quarterback of the future Ryan Tannehill had a promising preseason debut Friday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Canyon High graduate Chris Seddon allowed five hits and two earned runs over six innings in his second start since the Indians purchased the left-hander's contract from Triple-A Columbus on Aug. 5, but it wasn't enough to get past Boston on Friday night.
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Hart High graduate and two-time Olympic medalist Anthony Ervin finished third overall in the semifinals of the 50-meter freestyle today with a time of 21.62.
LONDON (AP) - Warning: At these Olympics, sprinters will get no warnings. Under the zero-tolerance false-start rule in place for the London Games, a sprinter's mistimed jump from the blocks could destroy four years of hard work in an instant. If that runner happens to be, say, Usain Bolt, it could turn one of the most anticipated moments of the entire Olympics into one huge downer. Under the old rule, the entire field was given ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Hart High graduate James Shields is glad he didn't get traded away from Tampa Bay. He pitched like it, too.
LONDON (AP) - Allyson Felix is defending her decision to not step aside and give training partner Jeneba Tarmoh a spot in the 100 meters at the Olympics after their dead heat at the U.S. trials.
LONDON (AP) - Clay Stanley scored 16 points and the U.S. men's volleyball team improved to 2-0 in preliminary pool play at the London Olympics with a three-set victory over Germany on Tuesday.
Most National Football League teams opened training camps late last week, and scattered across the league is a sizeable group of former Santa Clarita Valley players.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired right-handed reliever Brandon League from the Seattle Mariners for two prospects.
LONDON (AP) - At UC Irvine, coach John Speraw had the "David Smith Rule" for his star middle blocker.
One day after signing with the San Diego Chargers, Hart High graduate Kyle Boller announced his retirement from the NFL, The Associated Press confirmed Saturday.
Hart High graduate and Miami Marlins infielder Chris Valaika will miss the next four to six weeks of the season after fracturing his left wrist Tuesday night in a game against the San Diego Padres, the Associated Press reported.
The 2013 NFL Draft wrapped up this past weekend, but three more College of the Canyons products signed on with teams on Monday as undrafted free agents.
Former College of the Canyons wideout Mychal Rivera heard his name called today at the 2013 NFL Draft.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jed Lowrie drove in four runs, Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone won his third straight start and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 11-2 on Monday night.
USA Softball player and University of Oklahoma catcher Jessica Shults has another option for her post-collegiate career. The Hart graduate was selected fifth overall by the USSSA Pride of the National Pro Fastpitch softball league this week. She would join Valencia High graduate Jordan Taylor as the only Santa Clarita Valley products currently playing in the league. Taylor, coincidentally, is also on the Pride's roster. Shults would also join currently Oklahoma teammate, and arguably the ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Billy Butler was excited his hit drove in three runs and he was standing on second base. It got a whole lot better for Butler when the umpires returned from the video review room.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Alex Cobb scattered four hits in 7 1-3 innings, Kelly Johnson homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-0 on Saturday night.
TORONTO (AP) - Indians left-hander Scott Kazmir was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained ribcage muscle, retroactive to April 2.
OAKLAND (AP) - Jed Lowrie and Chris Young hit back-to-back home runs in the seventh inning, helping Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - For all the deep breaths he took before the game, Chris Sale sure was a picture of calm once he stepped on the mound. More important for the White Sox, he was the definition of dominant.
Four days ahead of Major League Baseball's opening day, the Miami Marlins announced Hart graduate Chris Valaika has earned a roster spot, according to the Marlins' official website.
Former College of the Canyons defensive lineman Isaac Sopoaga is now a Philadelphia Eagle.
Even before the NFL free agency period began, a few blockbuster deals were already made, according to reports around the league.