Baseball News -- 2017

  • Pirates to host Alumni Game on Dec. 22
    October 25, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team will host its first-ever alumni vs. alumni baseball game, set for Friday, Dec. 22 at 12 p.m. on the newly-turfed Wendell Pickens Field.
  • OCC baseball sends 16 players to next level
    October 03, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- Sixteen sophomores from the 2017 Orange Coast College baseball team ... ALL 16 players from the 2017 OCC baseball team ... will continue their athletic careers at either the four-year or professional level, according to head coach John Altobelli.
  • Fall baseball schedule released for 2017
    September 07, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- Here is the 2017 fall baseball schedule.
  • Pirates' season ends with 9-5 loss to El Camino
    May 21, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team saw its remarkable 2017 season come to a sudden end on Sunday with a 9-5 loss to visiting El Camino college in the rubber game of the Southern California Sectional playoffs.
  • Pirates come up short to El Camino; Game 3 set for Sunday
    May 20, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- It'll be a high-noon showdown for all the marbles for the Orange Coast College baseball team as the Pirates fall to El Camino, 10-8, in Game 2 of the Southern California Sectional playoffs on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates rally late to slip past Warriors in Sectionals opener
    May 19, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- Walker Keller came off of the bench and helped give Kyle Robeniol the run support he needed to lead the Orange Coast College baseball team to a 5-4 comeback win over visiting El Camino in Game 1 of the Southern California Sectional playoffs on Friday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates host El Camino in Southern California Sectional baseball showdown
    May 15, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team will host El Camino in the 2017 Southern California Sectional playoffs, beginning on Friday at 2 p.m. at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates jump out early, topple Dons to win Super Regional series
    May 14, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- After an opening-game scare, the Orange Coast College baseball team dusted itself off and returned to the business of winning and on Sunday, the Pirates eliminated rival Santa Ana College with a 9-4 win in the rubber game of the Southern California Super Regional playoffs at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Randel goes the distance as Pirates stay alive with 5-1 win over Dons
    May 13, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- Ryan Randel tossed a complete-game gem for the Orange Coast College baseball team as the Pirates pulled out a 5-1 win over Santa Ana force a third-and-deciding game in the Southern California Super Regional playoffs on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates drop series opener to Santa Ana, 3-1
    May 12, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team couldn't solve the riddle of Guillermo Sanchez and fell to visiting Santa Ana, 3-1, in Game 1 of the Southern California Super Regional playoffs on Friday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates host Santa Ana in Round 2 of baseball playoffs
    May 09, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The top-seeded Orange Coast College baseball team will host 14th-seeded Santa Ana College in the second round of the Southern California Regional playoffs, beginning on Friday at 2 p.m.
  • Pirates repeat feat with 8-1 win over Jaguars to win opening round of playoffs
    May 06, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The weather stayed away and the Orange Coast College baseball team made it a quick afternoon of work with an 8-1 win over Southwestern on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field to win the opening round of the Southern California Regional playoffs.
  • Robeniol fans 10 as Pirates take playoff opener over Jags
    May 05, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- Kyle Robeniol struck out 10 over seven strong innings to led the Orange Coast College baseball team to an 8-1 win over visiting Southwestern College in Game 1 of the Southern California Regional playoffs on Friday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates earn No. 1 seed; will host Southwestern in first round of playoffs
    May 02, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball has earned the No. 1 seed and will host Southwestern College in the opening round of the Southern California Regional playoffs, beginning on Friday at 2 p.m. at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates capture Orange Empire Conference title with 9-6 win over Lasers
    April 27, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team returned to the top of the Orange Empire Conference mountain top on Thursday, thanks to a 9-6 win over visiting Irvine Valley College at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates roll past Golden West; take over first place in OEC
    April 22, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team regained sole possession of first place in the Orange Empire Conference on Saturday, thanks to a 14-7 win over visiting Golden West College.
  • Pirates jump on Rustlers early, cruise to 7-2 win
    April 18, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team returned to Orange Empire Conference action on Tuesday and rolled past rival Golden West, 7-2, at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates salvage road-trip split with 11-5 win over Ventura
    April 15, 2017
    VENTURA -- After a tough start to a four-day road trip, the Orange Coast College baseball team snapped a frustrating two-game skid with a pair of nonconference wins over Santa Barbara (8-6) and Ventura (11-5) last weekend.
  • Pirates clobber Hornets, 16-5
    April 06, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- Eric Wagaman went 3-for-5 with two home runs, two runs and three RBI to lead the Orange Coast College baseball team to a convincing 16-5 Orange Empire Conference win over visiting Fullerton College on Thursday.
  • LeFore shines again as Pirates blank Tigers, 8-0
    April 01, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- For the second straight start, Orange Coast College hurler McKinley LeFore faced one of the top offensive teams in the state and for the second straight start, the freshman righty missed bats all afternoon as the Pirates blanked first-place Riverside City College, 8-0, on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Shorthanded Pirates fall to Tigers, 6-3
    March 28, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The "dog days" of the Orange Empire Conference baseball season are officially upon the Orange Coast College baseball team as a recent string of injuries have plagued the Pirates and visiting Riverside City College took advantage with a 6-3 win on Tuesday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Bats come alive for Pirates in 14-5 win over Chargers
    March 23, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- After Tuesday's pitcher-dominated game between Orange Coast College and Cypress College, Thursday's matchup was about the bats and for the host Pirates, the hits and runs came early and often in a 14-5 Orange Empire Conference win over the visiting Chargers.
  • Pirates sweep away Gauchos for ninth win in a row
    March 18, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- An early deficit by the Orange Coast College baseball team was quickly turned around by one big swing of the bat and from there, the Pirates held on for an 8-6 win over Saddleback College on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field, completing a three-game Orange Empire Conference sweep over the Gauchos.
  • Robeniol's strong effort propels Pirates past Gauchos, 4-1
    March 14, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- With the offense struggling to find the big hit and the defense less than stellar, the Orange Coast College baseball turned to pitcher Kyle Robeniol to carry the load and he was more than up to the task. The sophomore lefty threw seven-plus strong, effective innings and carried the Pirates to a 4-1 win over visiting Saddleback on Tuesday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates keep rolling with 7-3 win over Dons
    March 09, 2017
    SANTA ANA -- The bats came alive as the Orange Coast College baseball team jumped out to an early lead and went on to a 7-3 win over Santa Ana College on Thursday afternoon at Don Sneddon Field.
  • Pirates take advantage of miscues for 4-2 win over Dons
    March 07, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- It wasn't the prettiest of wins for the Orange Coast College baseball team, but the hosts will happily take it as a pair of eighth-inning errors by visiting Santa Ana proved costly in a 4-2 Pirate win on Tuesday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Wagaman's three home runs power Pirates past Canyons
    February 28, 2017
    SANTA CLARITA -- Playing in a hitter-friendly ballpark, the Orange Coast College baseball team enjoyed the surroundings and clubbed four home runs -- three by Eric Wagaman -- as the Pirates rolled past College of the Canyons, 7-3, on Tuesday.
  • Pirates continue to flex muscles with 11-3 win over Cougars
    February 25, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- A six-run third inning was more than enough for the Orange Coast College baseball team as the Pirates slugged their way to an 11-3 nonconference win over the College of the Canyons on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates bounce back with solid win over Vikings
    February 23, 2017
    LONG BEACH -- The Orange Coast College baseball team quickly shook off a minor hitting slump in a big way, topping host Long Beach, 12-5, on Thursday, in a nonconference matchup.
  • Pirates roll to eighth straight victory
    February 16, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- Eric Wagaman went 2-for-3 with a run and four RBI to lead the Orange Coast College baseball team to its eighth win in a row, topping visiting Southwestern, 10-3, on Thursday at Wendell Pickens Field.
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