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2012 Occidental College Baseball News

  • ALDAPE LANDS SPOT ON D3BASEBALL.COM ALL-REGION SQUAD
    June 05, 2012
    ALDAPE LANDS SPOT ON D3BASEBALL.COM ALL-REGION SQUAD LOS ANGELES — Pedro Aldape (Sherman Oaks) was one of nine SCIAC players named to the d3baseball.com All-West Region teams at the end of May, adding another individual accolade to the power-hitting first baseman’s stellar season.
  • HONG, ALDAPE EARN ABCA ALL-WEST REGION HONORS
    June 04, 2012
    HONG, ALDAPE EARN ABCA ALL-WEST REGION HONORS LOS ANGELES — Occidental College baseball players Scott Hong (Los Angeles) and Pedro Aldape (Sherman Oaks) were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association’s All-West Region teams on Monday following standout performances on the best Tigers baseball team in 30 years.
  • INTERIM TAG GONE, WETMORE ERA IN MOTION
    May 31, 2012
    INTERIM TAG GONE, WETMORE ERA IN MOTION LOS ANGELES — After leading the Occidental College baseball team to its best season in 30 years, Luke Wetmore was again named head coach of the Oxy baseball team, but this time with the idea that he’ll be in charge of the storied baseball program indefinitely.
  • OXY'S BIG THREE NAMED ALL-SCIAC
    May 09, 2012
    OXY'S BIG THREE NAMED ALL-SCIAC LOS ANGELES —Pedro Aldape (Sherman Oaks), Logan Allen (Atascadero) and Scott Hong (Los Angeles) were named Second Team All-SCIAC on Monday after leading the Occidental College baseball team to its first winning season in 22 years and best overall year since the 1982 when the Tigers won their last SCIAC championship.
  • HONG STARTS AND FINISHES SIX-RUN COMEBACK VICTORY
    April 28, 2012
    HONG STARTS AND FINISHES SIX-RUN COMEBACK VICTORY LOS ANGELES — Scott Hong (Los Angeles) started a six-run ninth-inning rally with a double and then finished it by singling in the go-ahead run, leading the Occidental College baseball team to a 9-8 win at Whittier on Saturday in what’s likely the team’s season finale.
  • WONG STEALS HOME ON TRICK PLAY, OXY WINS AGAIN
    April 27, 2012
    WONG STEALS HOME ON TRICK PLAY, OXY WINS AGAIN LOS ANGELES — With runners on first and third and the score tied at two in the bottom of the eighth, the Occidental College baseball team turned to trickery to manufacture the game-winning run in a 3-2 victory over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Anderson Field on Friday.
  • HONG BEATS OUT GROUNDER, OXY BEATS CLU
    April 21, 2012
    HONG BEATS OUT GROUNDER, OXY BEATS CLU LOS ANGELES – Throwing modern conventional baseball wisdom out the window, the Occidental Tigers baseball team turned to small ball to come back from a late deficit and squeez out a 3-2 victory against Cal Lutheran on Saturday at Anderson Field.
  • OXY BASEBALL SECURES FIRST WINNING SEASON IN DECADES
    April 20, 2012
    OXY BASEBALL SECURES FIRST WINNING SEASON IN DECADES LOS ANGELES — Chris Caldwell (Santa Clarita) hit a grand slam in the first inning, seven different Tigers drove in runs and the Occidental College baseball team clinched a winning season for the first time in 22 years with a 14-1 victory at Caltech in seven innings on Friday.
  • TIGERS FIRST WINNING SEASON IN 22 YEARS DELAYED BY POMONA
    April 16, 2012
    TIGERS FIRST WINNING SEASON IN 22 YEARS DELAYED BY POMONA LOS ANGELES — As is sometimes the case in sports, an emotional win is followed by a tough loss.
  • MUNOZ WINS IT WITH WALK-OFF GRANNY
    April 15, 2012
    MUNOZ WINS IT WITH WALK-OFF GRANNY LOS ANGELES — As far as storybook endings in baseball are concerned, it doesn’t get much better.
  • OXY SWEEPS REDLANDS; TWO VICTORIES AWAY FROM WINNING SEASON
    April 14, 2012
    OXY SWEEPS REDLANDS; TWO VICTORIES AWAY FROM WINNING SEASON REDLANDS — Pedro Aldape (Sherman Oaks) hit two home runs and had six RBIs, and the Occidental College baseball team run-ruled Redlands 18-4 in the first game of the SCIAC singles round at the Yard on Saturday, completing a 4-0 season sweep of the Bulldogs while moving two wins away from clinching its first winning season in 22 years.
  • LATE RALLY BURNS OXY IN GAME 1, COMES UP SHORT IN GAME 2
    April 07, 2012
    LATE RALLY BURNS OXY IN GAME 1, COMES UP SHORT IN GAME 2 LOS ANGELES — Despite not playing its best baseball all series, the Occidental College baseball team was one play away from erasing an eight-run deficit and avoiding a weekend sweep.
  • WHITTIER ACE TOO MUCH FOR TIGERS ON THE ROAD
    April 06, 2012
    WHITTIER ACE TOO MUCH FOR TIGERS ON THE ROAD WHITTIER — Dan Kelley (Kirkland, Wash.) went 3 for 3 with an RBI-double, but the Occidental College baseball team managed just five hits against Whittier College’s red-hot ace.
  • YES THAT TY COBB, OXY HOOPS PLAYER FEATURED ON MLB NETWORK
    April 04, 2012
    YES THAT TY COBB, OXY HOOPS PLAYER FEATURED ON MLB NETWORK LOS ANGELES — Ty Cobb (Menlo Park), a sophomore on the Occidental College men’s basketball team who bares the same name as his Hall of Fame great grandfather, was featured in a documentary on the MLB Network that aired on Monday.
  • OXY STARTERS ALLOW NO EARNED RUNS, TIGERS SWEEP CMS
    March 31, 2012
    OXY STARTERS ALLOW NO EARNED RUNS, TIGERS SWEEP CMS CLAREMONT — Joseph Kling (Kirksville, Mo.) and Matt Malott (San Diego) both pitched gems in two wins at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday, and the Occidental College pitching staff didn’t allow an earned run all weekend in its three-game sweep of the Stags.
  • OXY SNAPS SKID, BACK TO TIGER BASEBALL
    March 30, 2012
    OXY SNAPS SKID, BACK TO TIGER BASEBALL LOS ANGELES — Tyler Eyrich (Stevenson Ranch) had his best outing of the season, the bats came alive and a slumping Occidental College baseball team got back into the win column for the first time since March 10.
  • OXY BASEBALL STUMBLES IN CAL LU SERIES
    March 24, 2012
    OXY BASEBALL STUMBLES IN CAL LU SERIES THOUSAND OAKS — It was an important series that didn't quite go according to plan. The Occidental College baseball team dropped two more games to Cal Lutheran on Saturday, making it three on the weekend and three games that now separate the Tigers from first place in the SCIAC standings.
  • OXY FALLS TO CAL LU, OUT OF FIRST
    March 23, 2012
    OXY FALLS TO CAL LU, OUT OF FIRST LOS ANGELES — In the opening game of an important series for both teams, Cal Lutheran got the better of the Occidental College baseball team 16-3 at Anderson Field on Friday, shaking up the already wide-open SCIAC standings even more.
  • OXY LOSES TWO NON-CONFERENCE GAMES AT WESTMONT
    March 13, 2012
    OXY LOSES TWO NON-CONFERENCE GAMES AT WESTMONT SANTA BARBARA — The Occidental College Tigers made a spring break trip to Santa Barbara for a midweek doubleheader against the Westmont College Warriors.
  • ERRORS, REVERSED CALL END OXY'S  WINNING STREAK
    March 11, 2012
    ERRORS, REVERSED CALL END OXY'S WINNING STREAK LOS ANGELES — Despite four errors, with some coming from uncharacteristic places, the Occidental College baseball team had runners on first and third base with the go-ahead run stepping into the batter’s box in the bottom of the eighth inning.
  • OXY SWEEPS CALTECH, TIED FOR FIRST
    March 10, 2012
    OXY SWEEPS CALTECH, TIED FOR FIRST LOS ANGELES — The Occidental College baseball team cruised to two more wins over Caltech at Anderson Field on Saturday, completing its weekend sweep of the Beavers while keeping a hold on second place in the SCIAC.
  • TIGERS ROUT CAL TECH IN GAME 1
    March 09, 2012
    TIGERS ROUT CAL TECH IN GAME 1 PASADENA — Riley Smith (Bellevue, Wash.) hit his first career home run and Logan Allen (Atascadero) also went deep — both inside the park home runs — leading the Occidental College baseball team to a comfortable 13-1 win at Caltech on Friday in the first game of a three-game series with the Beavers this weekend.
  • OXY MOVES INTO THIRD WITH TWO WINS AT POMONA
    March 03, 2012
    OXY MOVES INTO THIRD WITH TWO WINS AT POMONA CLAREMONT — Pedro Aldape (Sherman Oaks) went 2 for 4 with a home run and four RBIs, and the Occidental College baseball team was on the right end of a late-inning rally, edging Pomona 12-10 in Game 1 of a double header at Alumni Field, and Game 2 of a three-game series between the schools this weekend.
  • TIGER BATS CAN'T GET TO POMONA'S ACE
    March 02, 2012
    TIGER BATS CAN'T GET TO POMONA'S ACE LOS ANGELES — The Occidental College baseball team can swing the bat. Through 14 games, Oxy scored 108 runs and hit 14 home runs.
  • TIGERS TOTAL 28 HITS, SPLIT DAY 2 WITH ULV
    February 25, 2012
    TIGERS TOTAL 28 HITS, SPLIT DAY 2 WITH ULV AZUSA — Pedro Aldape (Sherman Oaks) hit a pair of home runs, went 4 for 8 from the plate with six RBIs, and the Occidental College baseball team split a double header with La Verne at Azusa Pacific on Saturday.
  • OXY NO LONGER PERFECT IN SCIAC, LOSES GAME 1 AGAINST ULV
    February 24, 2012
    OXY NO LONGER PERFECT IN SCIAC, LOSES GAME 1 AGAINST ULV LOS ANGELES — La Verne’s 3-0 sweep of Caltech to start the SCIAC season wasn’t nearly as impressive as the Occidental College baseball team taking three from defending SCIAC champion Redlands, but the Leopards were definitely more impressive than the Tigers on Friday.
  • TIGERS SWEEP WEEKEND SERIES WITH REDLANDS
    February 18, 2012
    TIGERS SWEEP WEEKEND SERIES WITH REDLANDS LOS ANGELES — One day after beating Redlands for the first time since 2010, the Occidental College baseball team upped the ante on Saturday winning two more games against the Bulldogs at Anderson Field to complete the series sweep.
  • TIGERS BEAT REDLANDS FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2010
    February 17, 2012
    TIGERS BEAT REDLANDS FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2010 REDLANDS — Scott Hong (Los Angeles) crushed his 10th extra base hit — in nine games this season — well over the left-centerfield wall in the third inning, then Pedro Aldape (Sherman Oaks) drove in Anthony Salsedo (Tracy) and Brent Wunner (Temple City) to give Oxy a 5-3 lead in the fifth, and the Occidental College baseball team hung on to beat Redlands for the first time since 2010, 9-6 at the Yard on Friday.
  • OXY BATS GET HOT, TIGERS WIN GAME 3
    February 12, 2012
    OXY BATS GET HOT, TIGERS WIN GAME 3 LOS ANGELES — In the series rubber match between former coaching mates with their mentor looking on, Occidental College head baseball coach Luke Wetmore’s Tigers used a big second-inning cushion to cruise to a 14-7 win over Austin College.
  • HONG'S TRIPLES POWER OXY IN GAME 1, DOUBLE NEARLY BRINGS TIGERS BACK IN GAME 2
    February 11, 2012
    HONG'S TRIPLES POWER OXY IN GAME 1, DOUBLE NEARLY BRINGS TIGERS BACK IN GAME 2 LOS ANGELES — Scott Hong (Los Angles) hit a pair of RBI triples that looked like mirror images of each other, helping the Occidental College baseball team pull away from Austin College for a 7-1 win at Anderson Field on Saturday in the first game of a three-game series.
  • TIGERS SPLIT DAY 2 WITH WHITWORTH
    February 04, 2012
    TIGERS SPLIT DAY 2 WITH WHITWORTH LOS ANGELES — With the tying run on third base and the go-ahead run on second in the top of the seventh, Oxy reliever David Feasler (Park City, Utah) got JR Jarrell to ground out to third, then Scott Hong (Los Angeles) closed out his first game as a Tiger in the ninth, preserving the Occidental College baseball team’s 2-1 lead and giving Oxy the win in Game 1 of a double header with Whitworth University on Saturday.
  • BACK-TO-BACK HOMERS SPOIL OXY'S LEAD IN EIGHTH
    February 03, 2012
    BACK-TO-BACK HOMERS SPOIL OXY'S LEAD IN EIGHTH LOS ANGELES — It looked good through seven innings, then the game quickly turned the wrong way for the Occidental College baseball team.
  • "THROCK" A TEAM PLAYER IN THE DUGOUT AND STUD BEHIND THE MIC
    February 02, 2012
    "THROCK" A TEAM PLAYER IN THE DUGOUT AND STUD BEHIND THE MIC LOS ANGELES — Friday afternoons he’s tightly packed in the dugout, cheering on his teammates at Anderson field, waiting for his name to be called into the game. Saturday nights he’s the one calling games, energizing another Occidental College home crowd as Oxy’s multi-sport public address announcer.
  • TIGERS OPEN SEASON WITH EASY VICTORIES
    January 29, 2012
    TIGERS OPEN SEASON WITH EASY VICTORIES LOS ANGELES — The 2012 Occidental College baseball team and first-year head coach Luke Wetmore are in the books.
  • OXY SPRING SCHEDULES ANNOUNCED
    January 23, 2012
    OXY SPRING SCHEDULES ANNOUNCED LOS ANGELES —The Occidental spring sports teams announced their 2012 preseason and SCIAC schedules this past week. Baseball, women’s water polo, women’s lacrosse, softball, and the men’s and women’s tennis, track and field, and golf teams all face competitive non-conference opponents before commencing SCIAC regular season play.
  • FORMER OXY PITCHER SIGNS WITH THE BEACH BUMS
    January 10, 2012
    FORMER OXY PITCHER SIGNS WITH THE BEACH BUMS TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Capping off his career for Occidental College baseball team with an ALL-SCIAC senior year wasn’t the end of the road for the right-handed pitcher Brooks Belter.
  • ALUMNI WEEKEND TO OPEN 2012 TIGERS BASEBALL SEASON
    December 31, 2011
    ALUMNI WEEKEND TO OPEN 2012 TIGERS BASEBALL SEASON LOS ANGELES — The Occidental College baseball team will kick off the 2012 season with its alumni weekend — celebrating a rich 117-year tradition highlighted by 13 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships.
  • OXY BASEBALL, SOFTBALL COME TOGETHER FOR TOY DRIVE
    December 13, 2011
    OXY BASEBALL, SOFTBALL COME TOGETHER FOR TOY DRIVE LOS ANGELES — With a little extra hustle off of the diamond this holiday season, the Occidental College baseball and softball teams collected and donated more than 100 toys to the Violence Intervention Program on Friday.
  • TIGERS WRAP UP FALL BALL, EYEING JANUARY
    December 07, 2011
    TIGERS WRAP UP FALL BALL, EYEING JANUARY LOS ANGELES — After seven intrasquad scrimmages under a new coach, fall ball has concluded and the 2012 Occidental College baseball team is beginning to take shape, with a simplified approach and a simplified philosophy.