Baseball

MLB All Star Game Comes to Los Angeles

The Major League festivities kicked off this weekend in Los Angeles. There was the Rising Stars game with all of the youth of Major League Baseball representing their teams, then the Home Run Derby th...
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The Best is Yet To Come for Gauchos Baseball

As for the Gauchos, this marks the third straight 40-win season (excluding 2020 when the team’s record was 13-2) as they eclipsed the mark on their very last regular season game. This game also secu...
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UCSB Baseball Staying Hot at End 0f 2021-22 Season

The streak continued as the team beat the Waves 7-4, in a game where sophomore infielder Jordan Sprinkle and subbed-in redshirt junior outfielder Broc Mortensen each gathered 3 runs batted in. Followi...
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Gauchos Sweep Rivals in Three-Game Weekend Series

The Gauchos traveled to San Luis Obispo days after a 13-7 defeat to USC. The two conference rivals were neck to neck and a Cal Poly series win could have changed the momentum for the rest of the seaso...
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UCSB Baseball Holds Down First Place in Big West With Long Beach Sweep

After snapping their 6-game winning streak in a 4-14 loss to the No. 14 UC Los Angeles Bruins, the Gauchos stayed in Santa Barbara to begin their series against Long Beach. UCSB set the tone of the se...
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Gauchos Sweep Series Against the Tritons

Finally, the afternoon game on Saturday provided the most thrilling feat of the whole series. The Tritons, hoping to recalibrate after losing in 2 straight near-blowouts, put up a good fight — with ...
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Gauchos’ Baseball Sweeps Cal State Northridge

With his strong play in the series, freshman right-handed pitcher Ryan Gallagher was named Big West Pitcher of the Week. In his lone start of the series and the final one overall, Gallagher pitched 8 ...
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Gauchos’ Baseball Continues Strong Start to Season

The UCSB baseball team continued their hot start to the season beating Cal Poly in two of the three games over the weekend. On the run the Gauchos hitters have been consistent and the driving force to...
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Gauchos Continue Opening Hot Stretch of Baseball

A couple key contributors in the game included sophomore outfielder Broc Mortensen, junior utility player Christian Kirtley, sophomore infielder Jordan Sprinkle and sophomore infielder Leo Mosby. 
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UCSB Baseball Starts Season Strong With Series Victory Against University of San Francisco

Being down and going into the 8th inning, senior catcher Gianni Bloom got the scoring started, driving in sophomore outfielder Steele Ledford with an RBI double. In the same inning, sophomore outfield...
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UCSB’s Major League Baseball Legacies

While putting in solid years for the Gauchos, Johnson was drafted in the 27th round of the 1986 MLB June Amateur Draft by the New York Yankees. However, Johnson stayed in college for another year to i...
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Storybook Franchises Claim Their Places Against Two Unlikely One Seeds

What a way to start the postseason. Two classic rivalries, one between the longtime rivals, New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, the other between playoff foes, St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dod...
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Michael McGreevy Taken 18th Overall; Two Other Gauchos Chosen in MLB Draft

Spanning Sunday, July 11 through Tuesday, July 13, the 2021 MLB draft marked another gradual step of the sports world returning to relative normalcy. Caveats were still undoubtedly present; the event ...
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UCSB Baseball Receive a Numerous Amount of End of the Season Awards

With 11 all conference players, and most being freshman or sophomores it is easy to see the future within the program.
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Gauchos Play in the NCAA Regional Final, End Season 41-20

Although the UC Santa Barbara men’s baseball team finished as runners-up in the Big West, they still posted an impressive win percentage in a tough league. That was enough for the Gauchos to earn an...
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