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Bucs Win with Big 8th Inning

bucs gm 22The Buccaneers (8-19-1, 3-11) won with late inning heroics by Tanner Thibodeau on a game-wining two-run triple in the eighth.

Inland Valley defeated AOS Baseball 6-3 on Tuesday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Bucs jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the third inning on an RBI single by Miles Ryan scoring Diego Cortes.Read More »Bucs Win with Big 8th Inning

Bucs Drop Both Games in San Diego

bucs gm 23The Buccaneers (7-19-1, 3-11) fell 4-2 to the San Diego Force Friday afternoon at Valhalla High School.

The started off strong with a three-run first inning and tacked on one more run in the seventh to take a 4-0 lead.

Inland Valley answered in the eighth when Tanner Thibodeau belted a two-run home run scoring Bryce Brooks.

Chris Sanchez pitched the complete game (8 innings) in the loss. He allowed three earned runs and struck out three.Read More »Bucs Drop Both Games in San Diego

Bucs Swept by Power

bucs gm 20The Buccaneers (7-17-1, 3-11) were swept by the Palm Springs Power (27-5, 7-2) 17-4 on Wednesday night at Palm Springs Stadium.

The Power struck with one run in the first and the score remained 1-0 until the bottom of the fourth.

The Power surged for 13 runs in the fourth to grab a 14-0 lead and put the game out of reach.

The Bucs scored two in the fifth, one in the seventh and one in the eighth.Read More »Bucs Swept by Power

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 Win Pitcher’s Duel to Sweep Rounders

bucs gm 14The Buccaneers (4-16, 2-9) enjoyed their best day of the season on Saturday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona sweeping the Lancaster Rounders (2-3-1) with a 1-0 victory.

Nathaniel Acosta (2-2) shut down Lancaster for 5.1 innings and Eric Trask slammed the door shut in 1.2 innings and notched the save.

The only run was scored in the fifth inning on an RBI base hit by Tanner Thibodeau scoring Bryce Brooks.Read More »Bucs Win Pitcher’s Duel to Sweep Rounders

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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