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Bucs Eliminated from Playoff Contention

bucs gm 19The Buccaneers (7-16-1, 3-10) fell 4-1 to the Palm Springs Power (26-5, 6-2) Tuesday night at Palm Springs Stadium.

The Power jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first inning.

Inland Valley responded with one run in the sixth on an RBI single by Johnny Juarez.

Palm Springs plated two more runs in the seventh.

Gerardo Ramirez suffered the tough pitching loss, hurling six innings and striking out four while only allowing two runs.Read More »Bucs Eliminated from Playoff Contention

Bucs Offense Sparks Fireworks on 4th of July Weekend

BUCS GM 18The Buccaneers (7-15-1, 3-9) defeated AOS Baseball 12-5 Sunday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

Inland Valley trailed 5-0 heading into the bottom of the sixth, but refused to give in.

Anthony Seminaris started the rally off with a single and scored on a two-run single by Kevin Riley. Richie Chavez, who singled, scored on the play as well. Riley scored on an RBI ground out by Jake Teagle. Johnny Juarez singled and scored on a hit by Bryce Brooks. The fifth run came in on a wild pitch as Brooks crossed home plate to knot the score up at 5.Read More »Bucs Offense Sparks Fireworks on 4th of July Weekend

Bucs Sink the Pirates

bucs gm 16The Buccaneers (6-15, 3-9) sunk the Pirates (17-5, 8-4) Monday afternoon with a  11-2 victory at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Bucs came out swinging in the first inning when they took a 1-0 lead. Miles Ryan scored on an error.

The Pirates tied it up in the third when Chaneng Varela belted an RBI single scoring Michael Johnson.Read More »Bucs Sink the Pirates

Bucs Fall to Top Speed

bucs gm 15The Buccaneers (5-15, 2-9) suffered a 12-3 defeat at the hands of Top Speed (22-3) Sunday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

Top Speed scored two in the first, but Inland Valley answered immediately with two in the bottom half of the inning.

Johnny Juarez ripped an RBI single scoring Mbusi Hlatshwayo. Anthony Rabito knocked in Kevin Riley to knot it up at 2-2.Read More »Bucs Fall to Top Speed

Bucs Offense Explodes for 8 Runs

bucs gm 13The Buccaneers offense exploded for eight runs in an 8-4 victory over the Lancaster Rounders (2-2-1) on Saturday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

Chris Sanchez (1-0) dazzled on the mound tossing 8.1 innings, while striking out 10 and only allowing one earned run.

Inland Valley started off things right in the first inning with four runs.Read More »Bucs Offense Explodes for 8 Runs

Bucs Lose Heartbreaker to Heat

Bucs Gm 5The Buccaneers (0-5, 0-1) lost 5-4 to the High Desert Heat (2-1, 1-0) Tuesday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Bucs started things off right in the second when Girardo Ramirez belted an RBI single into right field scoring Jack Spohn.

The Heat responded with five unearned runs in the top of the third to grab a 5-1 lead.

The Bucs chipped away at the lead scoring two in the fourth and one in the fifth.Read More »Bucs Lose Heartbreaker to Heat

Pirates and Bucs Season Preview

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The Pirates return 16 players from their maiden voyage.

SCCBL all-stars AJ David, Kyle Jackson, Christian Kelley and Taylor Valentine are all back to help the club improve upon last season’s 12-11-1 mark. valentine pitch copy

Taylor Valentine posted gaudy numbers, while dominating the competition in 2013. The Cal State San Bernardino senior-to-be earned Pitcher of the Year honors while finishing 5-0 with a 0.66 ERA and 37 strikeouts in 40.2 innings.

Read More »Pirates and Bucs Season Preview