The Californian

Pro sports are slowly starting up again

Pro sports are slowly starting up again

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

June 15, 2020

With most states slowly reopening, the hope for the return of professional sports has reopened as well. Specifically in California, 51 of the 58 counties have entered or will soon enter Phase 3 of Gov. Gavin Newson’s plan, which includes the reopening of live professional sports, albeit without...

Four teams remain in MLB playoffs

Astros’ stars Alex Bregman (2) and Jose Altuve celebrate during their 7-2 win over the Indians in Game 1 of the ALDS.

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018

It’s October, which means school is in full swing, just like the bats of MLB players trying to reach the biggest stage in baseball: the World Series.  The baseball postseason is halfway in the books and the final four teams from the National and American leagues are fighting for a spot in the 201...

Gearing up for MLB season

Kyle Tucker, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

With the 2015 Major League Baseball season fast approaching, what can we expect from the reigning World Series champs, the San Francisco Giants, and their underappreciated rival across the bay, the Oakland Athletics? The Giants have had a quiet offseason, compared to the A’s at least, by signing...

MLB spending spree

Alec Bandler and Eric Yee

December 19, 2012

The Major League Baseball offseason has begun and players are cashing in big time in free agency. The 2012 World Series champions San Francisco Giants retained all of their key players from last season.  But to do this, they had to open their pocketbooks. The Giants resigned outfielder Angel Pagan...

Baseball’s ‘Steroid Era’ coming to an end

Andrew Evans, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012

Steroids have been on the wrong end of Major League Baseball for a long time now. Baseball originally banned the use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs in 1991 and by 2003 players were being forced to take random drug tests. This has reduced the probelm of players cheating, but hasn’t...