2013 Baseball Headlines

  • Eight Pirate baseballers moving on
    June 05, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- Eight Orange Coast College baseball players will be taking their talents to four-year schools, according to head baseball coach John Altobelli.
  • Pirates' season ends with series loss at Palomar
    May 04, 2013
    SAN MARCOS -- The Orange Coast College baseball team saw its 2013 season come to an end this past weekend at the Southern California Regional playoffs, losing to Palomar College in a best-of-three series.
  • Pirates earn No. 11 seed; will face Palomar in regionals
    May 01, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team earned a No. 11 seeding in this year's 18-team Southern California Regional playoffs and will play at No. 6 Palomar College, beginning on Friday at 2 p.m.
  • Pirates top Lasers in regular-season finale
    April 25, 2013
    IRVINE -- After a rough five-game stretch, the Orange Coast College baseball team ended the 2013 regular season on a strong note, topping Irvine Valley, 6-2, on Thursday at IVC.
  • Pirates fall to Irvine Valley
    April 23, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team dropped its fifth straight game on Tuesday, a 13-4 loss to visiting Irvine Valley College at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates drop fourth straight as Gauchos prevail, 9-1
    April 20, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- With the end of the 2013 regular season coming to an end, the struggles of the Orange Coast College baseball team are coming at a very inopportune time.
  • Pirates lose late lead, fall to Tigers, 5-4
    April 16, 2013
    COSTA MESA --The Orange Coast College baseball team lost a two-run lead in the top of the eighth inning and could not answer back in Tuesday's 5-4 to visiting Riverside City College.
  • Pirates fall 4-2 at Riverside
    April 12, 2013
    RIVERSIDE -- The "big hit" just wasn't to be found on Friday as the Orange Coast College baseball team lost 4-2 to Riverside City College at the Evans Sports Complex.
  • Pirates rally, but Hornets prevail, 8-7
    April 09, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- In a matchup between two of the top-ranked baseball teams in Southern California, Orange Coast College came back from a five-run deficit, only to see Fullerton slip out of Wendell Pickens Field with an 8-7 win on Tuesday.
  • Pirates complete sweep of Dons with 4-2 win
    April 06, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- For the first time since 1971, the Orange Coast College baseball team completed a three-game, regular season sweep over the powerhouse Santa Ana College Dons.
  • Pirates jump out early, hang on for 6-3 win over Dons
    April 04, 2013
    SANTA ANA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team used a strong start to pull away from the host Santa Ana Dons en route to a 6-3 Orange Empire Conference win at Don Sneddon Field on Thursday.
  • OCC offense returns in in 8-0 win over Cypress
    March 22, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- For the first time in recent memory, the Orange Coast College baseball team played like a team worthy of 18 wins and a high ranking in the Southern California rankings.
  • Bats go cold in 6-2 loss to Rustlers
    March 19, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The offense struggled on Tuesday as the Orange Coast College baseball team fell to visiting Golden West, 6-2, in an Orange Empire Conference matchup played at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Coast wins third straight with 3-2 win over Rustlers
    March 18, 2013
    HUNTINGTON BEACH -- The Orange Coast College baseball team picked up some extra-inning success on Saturday, beating Golden West, 3-2 in 10 innings at Fred Hoover Field.
  • Wilson leads Pirates past Gauchos, 2-0
    March 12, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- Freshman righty David Wilson pitched seven shutout innings to lead the Orange Coast College baseball team to a 2-0 win over visiting Saddleback College on Tuesday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates blanked by Tigers
    March 09, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team had "one of those days" on Saturday as the visiting Riverside Tigers blanked the host Pirates, 12-0 at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates fall to Hornets in 10 innings, 5-4
    March 08, 2013
    FULLERTON -- The bad news for the Orange Coast College baseball team is this -- another ragged performance after an inspired win left the Pirates on the losing end of a 5-4, 10-inning matchup with Fullerton College on Thursday.
  • Pirates outlast Dons 10-7 in OEC baseball slugfest
    March 05, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- In a matchup between the top two teams in Southern California community college baseball, the Orange Coast College Pirates overcame a four-run deficit to top the visiting Santa Ana College Dons, 10-7, on Tuesday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Offense comes alive in 14-6 win over Rustlers
    February 28, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The offense of the Orange Coast College baseball team may have ended nonconference with a whimper, but it opened Orange Empire Conference play with a bang as the Pirates routed visiting Golden West 14-6 on Thursday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates rally past Jags, 8-4
    February 25, 2013
    CHULA VISTA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team used some late-inning magic to top Southwestern College, 8-4, on Saturday in a nonconference matchup.
  • Pirates top Comets in 10 innings to give "Alto" win No. 500
    February 23, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The first celebratory mosh pit of players went to Manny Argomaniz for bringing home the game-winning run in the 10th inning for the Orange Coast College baseball team in Friday's 3-2 victory over Palomar.
  • Pirates top Jags as 'Alto' reaches win No. 499
    February 21, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- As a milestone inches closer, it's business as usual for the Orange Coast College baseball team following Wednesday's 7-1 nonconference win over visiting Southwestern College.
  • Pirates sweep past Roadrunners, 10-1
    February 16, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team made it a clean sweep on Saturday with a 10-1 win over visiting College of the Desert at Wendell Pickens Field, taking all three games in the series with the Roadrunners.
  • Saenz slugs Pirates to 6-3 win over Roadrunners
    February 15, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- Austin Saenz ripped a three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Orange Coast College baseball team a dramatic 6-3 win over College of the Desert on Friday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates clobber Roadrunners in series opener
    February 14, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- Zach Nehrir went 3-for-6 with a double, triple, grand slam and seven RBI to lead the Orange Coast College baseball team to a convincing 17-5 nonconference win over visiting College of the Desert on Thursday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates return to win column with 8-3 win over Cougars
    February 12, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- After an extended off-season break, the "W" flag is back in its rightful place for the Orange Coast College baseball team following Tuesday's 8-3 nonconference win over visiting College of the Canyons.
  • Pirates lose lead in ninth, fall to Vikings
    February 09, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team found its home opener anything but cozy as the Pirates fell to visiting Long Beach City College, 12-8 on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirate pitchers quiet Cougars in 5-2 win
    February 07, 2013
    SANTA CLARITA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team used several arms, but the results were the same -- another strong pitching performance in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the College of the Canyons.
  • Pirates split DH with Cougars; win series, 2-1
    February 04, 2013
    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- It was a successful road trip for the Orange Coast College baseball team after the Pirates took two of three from the host Cuesta Cougars this past weekend.
  • Pirates open season with strong win over Cougars
    February 02, 2013
    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- The Orange Coast College baseball team opened the 2013 season with a 7-1 nonconference road win over Cuesta College on Friday afternoon.