Baseball News -- 2018

  • Pirates win wild one over Lasers, 8-7, in 10 innings
    April 17, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The sign of a good team is winning games without playing a perfect game. On Tuesday, the Orange Coast College baseball team was FAR from perfect, but still managed to pull out an 8-7, 10-inning win over visiting Irvine Valley at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates complete sweep with 4-2 win over Hornets
    April 14, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball celebrated its 70th birthday in grand fashion, courtesy of a 4-2 Orange Empire Conference win over visiting Fullerton College on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field, completing a three-game sweep over the Hornets.
  • Pirates rally to topple Hornets, 9-5
    April 10, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team used another late-inning rally to top visiting Fullerton College, 9-5, on Tuesday at Wendell Pickens Field, giving the Pirates sole possession of first place in the Orange Empire Conference.
  • Pirates celebrate 70 years of baseball on April 14 vs. Hornets
    April 06, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- With six state titles and 18 conference crowns, the Orange Coast College baseball team has had a lot to celebrate over the past seven decades and on Saturday, April 14, the Pirates will host Fullerton College as the team celebrates its 70th birthday.
  • Pirates even series with 8-2 win over Saddleback
    April 05, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The bats came alive and pitchers held their ground ... a perfect recipe for success for the Orange Coast College baseball team in Thursday's 8-2 Orange Empire Conference win over visiting Saddleback, played at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Serrano's smash squeeze sends Pirates to 8-7 comeback win over Santa Barbara
    March 30, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- Even when a not-so-flattering school record is established, the Orange Coast College baseball team still finds a way to pull out an ugly win on Friday at Wendell Pickens Field as the Pirates rally late for an 8-7 nonconference win over visiting Santa Barbara City College.
  • Five-run eighth inning propels Pirates past Vaqueros, 8-6
    March 29, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- In a game that appeared destined for the "loss" column, the Orange Coast College baseball team used an improbable five-run, eighth-inning rally to slip past visiting Santa Barbara City College, 8-6, on Thursday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates prevail in season series with 8-4 win over Rustlers
    March 23, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- A pair of four-run innings helped propel the Orange Coast College baseball team to an 8-4 Orange Empire Conference win over visiting Golden West on Friday at Wendell Pickens Field to take the three-game series over the Rustlers, 2-1.
  • Pirates rally late, hang on for 6-5 win over Rustlers
    March 21, 2018
    HUNTINGTON BEACH -- Golden West College's Fred Hoover Field is never an easy place to play for a visiting team and the Orange Coast College baseball team managed to hang on to a 6-5 win on Wednesday against the host Rustlers.
  • Pirates left green following 7-1 loss to Cypress
    March 17, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team had a St. Patrick's Day to forget on Saturday as the Pirates dropped a 7-1 decision to visiting Cypress College on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates scrap their way past Cypress, 4-3
    March 13, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- In an era that features 500-foot home runs and "launch angles", the Orange Coast College baseball team returned to the era of "small ball" and pulled out a 4-3 Orange Empire Conference win over visiting Cypress on Tuesday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates complete sweep with 16-11 win over Dons
    March 09, 2018
    SANTA ANA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team enjoyed the confines of Don Sneddon Field yet again as the Pirates pushed past Santa Ana College, 16-11, to complete the three-game sweep over the host Dons on Friday afternoon.
  • Pirates squeak past Dons, 2-1
    March 08, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- Unlike Tuesday's run-fest for the Orange Coast College baseball team, the Pirates could only muster two runs on Thursday, but fortunately for the Pirates, two was all they would need in a 2-1 win over visiting Santa Ana.
  • Pirates demolish Dons to kick off OEC play
    March 06, 2018
    SANTA ANA -- After a sluggish and shaky nonconference portion of the 2018 season, the Orange Coast College baseball team turned the page and began the Orange Empire Conference portion of the campaign with a 13-2 rout over host Santa Ana on Tuesday at Don Sneddon Field.
  • Pirates start fast, hold off Cougars, 7-3
    February 24, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- A five-run first inning was all that was needed for the Orange Coast College baseball team as the Pirates snapped a four-game home losing streak with a 7-3 win over College of the Canyons on Saturday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates survive late scare with 11-6 win over Vikings
    February 13, 2018
    LONG BEACH -- The Orange Coast College baseball team overcame a rough seventh inning to post an 11-6 nonconference win over Long Beach City College on Tuesday afternoon at LBCC.
  • Pirates take care of business, topple Vikings, 5-2
    February 06, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College pitching staff kept the best players on Long Beach City College off of the bases and the result was a 5-2 nonconference win over the visiting Vikings on Tuesday at Wendell Pickens Field.
  • Pirates drop 2-of-3 at Cuesta
    February 03, 2018
    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- The Orange Coast College baseball team headed up north and dropped a pair of games in last weekend's three-game series with host Cuesta College.
  • New Wendell Pickens Field sees Pirates blank Roadrunners in opener
    January 27, 2018
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College baseball team kicked off the new-and-improved Wendell Pickens Field era in grand style with an 8-0 win over visiting College of the Desert in the Pirates' season opener on Saturday.