Richie Chavez

Bucs 2015 Season Preview

The Bucs return nine players from last year’s inaugural season.

Kevin Riley

Kevin Riley

SCCBL all-stars Gerardo Ramirez, Kevin Riley and Miles Ryan are all back to build what they started into a playoff contender.

Riley was one of the standout offensive players in the entire league in 2014. He lead the team in batting average (.368), on base (.461) and slugging (483), while seemingly coming up with a big hit every single time the Bucs needed him to come through.

Ryan came on strong in the last month of the season en route to be named player of the week once. He finished with a .350 batting clip, .409 OBP and .400 SLG. He was also a stabilizing force behind home plate defensively.

Ramirez logged the most innings at 42. He finished 3-2 with a 3.43 ERA and 32 strikeouts.

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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 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

Pirates Complete Doubleheader Sweep

pirates gm 15The Pirates (12-3-1, 4-2) defeated the Bucs (3-12, 2-8) 10-3 Saturday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona to complete the doubleheader sweep.

The Pirates put the game away early, jumping out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning.

Jason Padlo ripped an RBI double, one of his three hits on the day. Michael Johnson cracked a two-run double, but he wasn’t finished yet.Read More »Pirates Complete Doubleheader Sweep

Bucs Win First Game

bucs gm 6The Buccaneers (1-5, 1-1) won their first game of the season 3-2 against the High Desert Heat on a game-winning RBI by Michael Smith Wednesday night at Cal Poly Pomona.

Nathaniel Acosta tossed five shutout innings and struck out six.

The Bucs grabbed a 2-0 lead in the second on a two-run double by Charles Escobar. Anthony Rabito and Jack Spohn, both of whom singled, scored on the play.Read More »Bucs Win First Game

Pirates Defeat Bucs 8-3 in Game Two

pirates bucs gm 2In the second game, the Pirates pitching stifled the Bucs for the first seven innings, allowing no runs.

Michael Koval started things off with three innings and three strikeouts. Andrew Alvarez recorded the win, while striking out five in just two innings. Aaron Reynoso struck out two in two innings. All three of these pitchers contributed to the scoreless first seven innings.Read More »Pirates Defeat Bucs 8-3 in Game Two

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.

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