MLB players challenge Lancers baseball to ‘put in the work’

PCC junior college baseball players push themselves to the highest level in their sport, hoping and praying for the opportunity to play professionally. Daniel Robertson, former MLB baseball player, had sleepless nights before he became a MLB starter. At Oregon State, Robertson took a risk to make it as a walk-on. This obstacle never phased him, as he pushed to keep going. He told this story to the PCC baseball players in a zoom call. He wanted to motivate them. With hard work, anything was …

Top 10: Lancer women killed it this year

Winning matters! Does your individual production lead to team success? It’s not enough to be a regular starter or be a good role player. To be on this list, you have to be one of the best at PCC, one of best in the South Coast Conference (SCC), and damn near one of the best in the state. And it’s only fair to separate the best into three separate categories. The MVPs, the game changers, and the leaders in descending order. We’re also listing the …

Balancing fandom, fatherhood and full-time education

Student Kevin Seavers grew up with a great passion for sports. He remembers a childhood filled with memories of himself playing baseball, basketball and football. His love for sports always filled his days, which included waking up to watch ESPN and re-runs that involved Pete Rose, a baseball player who he admired and could also relate to. “I liked him because he wasn’t as big as some of the other players, but he was tough and gritty,” said Seavers. “That’s how I felt about myself. …

MLB The Show 20 only shows warning track power

In its last ever edition as an exclusive for the PlayStation 4 of MLB The Show, San Diego Studios Swings for the fences, but doesn’t quite hit it out of the park. MLB 20 The Show continues to provide one of the best sports gaming experiences. It didn’t have too many of the major glitches that have dogged the NFL Madden franchise in recent years. This year’s version includes some updates, but mostly builds on the solid foundation of previous editions. It just wasn’t quite …

Lancers baseball knocks off the Mounties

PCC’s baseball team had a strong start to their first win against Mt. San Antonio College this season, with a score of 4-2 on Tuesday. The team was anticipating a positive outcome for the conference since it was their first game against Mt. SAC since last year’s 2-1 victory of the 2019 season. PCC’s record of 7-8 gave them the perfect opportunity to make their season back to even and build on their momentum.

Astros’ little second baseman should grow up

Jose Altuve is one of the best baseball players in the world. As team captain he should have been able to do more to prevent his teammates from cheating. Despite evidence to the contrary, Carlos Correa has continually denied Altuve’s involvement in the Houston Astros’ cheating scandal that has rocked the baseball world for the past month. If it was true that he wasn’t personally involved, as the captain and unquestioned team leader, any issues with his teammates cheating it was on him to step …

Early win leads to humble pie

PCC’s baseball team took on Rio Hondo for their first conference match of the season. Coming into the best-of-three series matchup, the Lancers were a .500 ball club with a record of 6-6, but they had a lot to look forward to because they defeated Rio Hondo in all three matches last year. In fact, PCC only allowed 2 runs over last year’s three game series, while scoring over 23 runs. “Rio Hondo is always well coached,” said head coach Pat McGee, “Their kids play …

Baseball establishes winning traditions despite shortcomings

A collegiate baseball season is a long, tough grind that only a few can tough out. Playing 40 games while balancing school work and your social life is not an easy accomplishment. Even after all the hard work and dedication a player puts himself through, it can ultimately end up in disappointment. That is what unfortunately happened to Pasadena City College’s baseball team for the third straight year.