From Major Leaguers to rookies, to All-Stars and guys watching their stock slip, the Santa Clarita Valley is well represented in Major and Minor League Baseball in 2013.
OAKLAND (AP) - Chris Young and Alberto Callaspo homered in the fifth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 7-3 on Sunday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - No need to fret about Tom Brady's knee. Opponents have plenty to worry about with his nearly perfect arm.
OSCOW (AP) - Allyson Felix flew out of the blocks, same as usual. She tried to settle into her rhythm around the turn, as she always has.
The U.S.-Jamaican sprint showdown moved to the 200 meters at the world championships on Thursday, and Santa Clarita resident Allyson Felix was at the center of it.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Michael Vick took an early lead over Nick Foles in the first round of the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback competition.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Rookie Devonte Holloman's 75-yard interception return with a tipped pass keyed the Dallas Cowboys' 24-20 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the Hall of Fame game Sunday night that opened the NFL's preseason.
Second-year Oakland Athletics pitcher and Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone was optioned to the Triple-A Sacramento River Cats on Saturday.
Brazil's Cesar Cielo won his third straight world title in the 50 free. Despite undergoing surgery on both knees after the Olympics, and not even bothering to enter the 100 free, Cielo showed he's still the man to beat in the furious, foamy dash from one end of the pool to the other. His time was 21.32, edging Russia's Vladimir Morozov by 0.15. The bronze went to George Bovell of Trinidad.
The Master's College pitcher and Saugus High graduate Tommy Kister was named the summer collegiate Great Lakes League co-Pitcher of the Year and will finish out the season in the prestigious Cape Cod League.
College of the Canyons product Troy Nolan is getting another chance to make an impression in the National Football League.
Steve Susdorf's stay in the Major Leagues was short-lived.
It looked as though the final race of the night would produce another red, white and blue celebration.
Hart graduate Steve Susdorf recorded his first Major League career hit on Sunday for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Hart High graduate Steve Susdorf made his Major League debut Thursday night by pinch-hitting for the Philadelphia Phillies in their 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis.
Everywhere you looked, it was a who's who of Santa Clarita Valley golf on Monday at TPC Valencia during the U.S. Open Local Qualifier.