Inland Area Prep Baseball Top 10

For Monday, June 6, 2016 (FINAL) 1. Murrieta Mesa (27-7) — Rams’ epic championship run the most unexpected of the century. RECORD: 23-7 overall, 12-3 Southwestern League. 2015: 14-14, 4-11. 2014: 8-18, 3-12. LAST RANKED: No. 4 (35) LAST GAME: def. Studio City Harvard-Westlake, 3-2 in 10 inn., in the CIF-SS Division 1 Championship Game … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area Coaches

BEST INLAND AREA COACHES PREP BASEBALL 2016 1. Jeff Stout, Yucaipa — The list of current and former Major Leaguers to come out of the sleepy mountainside community has a direct correlation to the man coaching its high school baseball team. Stout is 255-100-1 since 2005, and was winning 20 games a season well before … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Riverside King at Corona

I’m covering the Riverside King-Corona varsity baseball game today for The Press-Enterprise (@PEcom_preps) and Southern California Newspaper Group (@SoCalNewsGroup). First pitch is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. at Corona (Calif.) High School. THE LOW DOWN: The Wolves (16-12 overall, 7-7 Big VIII) need to win today to even have an argument at an at-large playoff spot. … Continue reading