2019 Pasadena City College Baseball News

  • Defense A Difference In Baseball's Win Over VVC
    April 18, 2019
    The Pasadena City College baseball team used a number of sparkling defensive gems to end a 3-game losing streak Wednesday, rallying to beat Victor Valley, 8-7, at Brookside Park's Jackie Robinson Field.
  • Adversity Now For Baseball After Dropping Series To Mt. SAC
    April 13, 2019
    The Pasadena City College baseball team had two chances to grab complete control over its own destiny and all but clinch the 2019 South Coast Conference North Division title. But sure things on paper often never are sure things at all as the Lancers discovered with back-to-back, low-scoring losses to Mt. San Antonio on Thursday and Saturday.
  • Yokas Hits For The Cycle, Baseball Pounds Mt. SAC, 17-4
    April 09, 2019
    Frank Yokas had been itching to get back on the field. After an injury kept the sophomore on the shelf for much of this season, the sophomore returned to the Lancers lineup on Tuesday. The letterman then put on a hitting clinic that places him among the best in Pasadena City College baseball history.
  • Baseball Heads Into Big Series v. Mt. SAC
    April 08, 2019
    The Pasadena City College baseball team will try to hang on to first place in the South Coast Conference North Division as it enters a 3-game series against rival Mt. San Antonio. The Lancers (11-6) hold a one-half game lead over the Mounties (10-6) and a one game lead ahead of third place Chaffey (10-7).
  • Another Shutout As Baseball Brings Out Brooms Again v. Rio Hondo
    April 01, 2019
    For the second straight game, the Pasadena City College baseball team pitching staff recorded a shutout and for the second consecutive South Coast Conference North Division 3-game series, the Lancers swept their opponent as Rio Hondo was this week's victim in a 12-0 PCC win on Saturday.
  • Brookside Bombers Move Into 1st Place Tie In SCC North Baseball Race
    March 28, 2019
    The state #16-ranked Pasadena City College baseball team climbed into a tie for first place in the South Coast Conference North Division Thursday behind a combined 3-hitter by Austin Ruiz, Benny Torres and Benny Olguin in a 5-0 blanking of visiting Rio Hondo College.
  • Catcher Is Pilar Of Strength For State #16 Baseball
    March 26, 2019
    Fresh off a 3-game sweep over Chaffey College, the Pasadena City College baseball team learned this morning it is at #16 on this week's CCCSIA State Top 20 Rankings. On Monday, the Lancers brought out the brooms and rallied to beat the host Panthers, 8-5, thanks to clutch hitting by catcher Cole Pilar.
  • Ingebritson 1-Hitter Lifts Baseball To 2nd Win Over Chaffey
    March 23, 2019
    If ever a pitcher owned an opponent, it's Pasadena City College baseball team ace Gordon Ingebritson and his spell on Chaffey College. A year after hurling a complete-game, 2-hitter v. the Panthers, the sidewheeling righty came within four outs of throwing a no-hitter, settling for a complete-game, 1-hitter as the state #19-ranked Lancers won their second straight game over #9 Chaffey, 5-1, at Brookside Park's Jackie Robinson Field.
  • Relievers, Then The Ace As #19 PCC Baseball Edges #9 Chaffey
    March 19, 2019
    The state No. 19-ranked Pasadena City College baseball team took a page out of the MLB World Champion Boston Red Sox playbook in the Lancers' 6-5 victory over #9 Chaffey on Tuesday.
  • Road Demolitions Continue For Baseball
    March 13, 2019
    Ask Citrus, San Diego Mesa, West Los Angeles, LA Harbor and Compton Colleges if they are glad they don't have to see the Pasadena City College baseball team visit their home diamonds anymore this season. After watching the Lancers resemble the Conga line around the base paths from the old Bugs Bunny cartoon, those opponents probably would answer yes, and don't come back anytime soon..
  • Offense Heats Up In Baseball's Back-to-Back Wins
    March 09, 2019
    After leading the state in batting during the month of February, the Pasadena City College baseball team's bats cooled off in a couple of recent defeats. But in the last two days, the Lancers offense has heated back up with winning results.
  • Harbor Stops Baseball's Home Win Streak
    March 06, 2019
    The week that started with the Pasadena City College baseball team earning a SoCal No. 11 ranking by the coaches association has veered in the wrong direction. The Lancers had both their 6-game win streak and 6-game home winning streaks snapped in consecutive days, losing at Long Beach City, 5-3, on Monday and falling to Los Angeles Harbor, 5-4, at Brookside Park on Tuesday.
  • Baseball's Perfect 6-0 Homestand Ends In SCC-Opening Walk-Off Win
    February 28, 2019
    Trailing 5-0 going into the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday, the Pasadena City College baseball team had the Long Beach City Vikings right where they wanted them in their 2019 South Coast Conference opener. That's because the Lancers have dug themselves out of similar holes in the past two seasons. Sure enough, the Lancers scored two in the seventh, four in the eighth to tie it 6-6 and capped the rally on Shane Ogata's walk-off RBI double in the 10th to pull out a 7-6 victory.
  • Pitching Shines Again In PCC's 5th Straight Home Win
    February 26, 2019
    As good as the team's state No. 2 batting average, the Pasadena City College baseball team is relying on some of the state's best pitching as well. The Lancers lowered their team ERA to 2.41, eighth in the state, behind a 7-inning, 4-hit effort by Matt Orozco in an 8-2 win over Fullerton Tuesday afternoon.
  • Arellano Hitting, Pena Pitching Prominent In Baseball's Hot Streak
    February 23, 2019
    It's hard to find two players off to better starts in any season in Pasadena City College baseball history than freshman centerfielder Gabriel Arellano and sophomore pitcher Patrick Pena. Arellano is hitting the cover off the ball in batting .490 while Pena is a winning machine on the hill, remarkably earning wins in all four of his starting assignments.
  • Ingebritson Dominates Glendale Bats, Baseball Wins 3rd Straight
    February 20, 2019
    For the Pasadena City College baseball team's lettermen, the last time they faced Glendale was the worst kind of defeat. In the deciding third game in last year's SoCal Regional Playoffs series, The Vaqueros rallied from a 5-1 deficit after six innings and ended PCC's 2018 season. One Lancer itching to face Glendale again was pitching ace Gordon Ingebritson.
  • Wild 3-Hitter For PCC Pitchers In Oxnard Win
    February 19, 2019
    Matt Orozco, Benny Olguin, Michael Santana, and Lorenzo Llorens combined for a 3-hitter, and despite 12 walks allowed, the Pasadena City College pitching staff persevered in the Lancers baseball team's 8-5 win over Oxnard Tuesday at Brookside Park's Jackie Robinson Memorial Field.
  • Baseball Beats Merced And Weather In Home Opener
    February 17, 2019
    It took four rainouts until the Pasadena City College baseball team finally was able to play its home opener at Brookside Park's Jackie Robinson Field in a rare Sunday contest against Northern California visitor Merced. Despite falling behind 2-0 after three innings, the Lancers batted around their order in both the fourth and fifth frames. PCC picked up a 9-4 victory as the rain this time only shortened the length of the game, called with Merced batting in the top of the seventh inning.
  • Baseball Suffers Pair of 1-Run Losses, Now 3-3
    February 13, 2019
    For the second straight game, the Pasadena City College baseball team lost a tough 1-run affair against a pre-season SoCal top 5-ranked team. On Tuesday, No. 3-rated Palomar edged the visiting Lancers, 5-4. That came after a 3-2 loss at No. 5-ranked Cypress on Feb. 7. The unranked Lancers are 3-3 thus far in 2019.
  • Big Innings Again In Baseball's 2nd Double-Digit Win
    January 29, 2019
    The Pasadena City College baseball team has batted in 18 innings thus far this season and have already thrown down a full house in high-scoring frames, plating four runs three times and five runs twice. The Lancers once again broke open a game late and waltzed over host San Diego Mesa, 13-3, on Tuesday.
  • Offense Explodes In Baseball's Opening Win
    January 26, 2019
    Pasadena City College baseball head coach Pat McGee knows he has a roster of talented hitters. He just didn't know how fast the offense would dial in. Try game No. 1. The Lancers erupted for 14 hits, scored four runs in the third inning, four in the sixth and five in the seventh to rout host Citrus, 14-2, Saturday afternoon to open the 2019 season.
  • Baseball Swings For Continued Success In 2019
    January 24, 2019
    Pasadena City College baseball head coach Pat McGee already did the "impossible" in turning the Lancers from a South Coast Conference doormat into a winning program, including a combined 49 wins and trips to the Southern California Regional Playoffs in 2017 and 2018. Now that the Lancers are on the map as a tough opponent to topple, the question now is can the program strive for bigger and better things in 2019?