baseball

Former big leaguer loves to teach

From the time he started swinging a bat as a young boy, baseball is all Matt Walbeck wanted to do. After playing parts of 11 seasons in the big leagues and spending eight seasons a ...

Araj to play baseball at UOP

Folsom resident and senior at Jesuit High School Gabe Araj accepted a scholarship to attend the University of Pacific.

Come play new ballgame Saturday

Any former baseball player who misses the game they grew up playing might want to head to Kemp Park behind the Folsom Sports Complex on Saturday. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., a relative ...

Two grand slams lift Rangers over Angels

A grand slam is a rare occurrence. Two in one game is unheard of. At Kuntz Field in Folsom last Wednesday, the Folsom American Major Rangers defeated the Angels 12-2 in a game in ...

Guilmet is in the (strike) zone in Class-A ball

Preston Guilmet’s minor-league statistics this season stand out in a very Cliff Lee sort-of way. Like the hard-to-hit left-hander with the Texas Rangers, Guilmet is making hitter ...

Folsom boys help El Dorado baseball team reach state tournament

The El Dorado Legion Post 119 under-19 baseball team has a distinct Folsom flavor to it. Though based out of Placerville, the team features six players who played on Vista del Lag ...

Maidu all-stars escape Antelope to reach title game

A game that leaned heavily on the long ball just had to come down to a deep shot to left-centerfield. After the two teams took turns leaving the yard, the final blast came up a ...

Maidu survives Lakeside, wins Major all-star title

Pitching, defense and timely hitting are major keys to victory in big baseball games. In the biggest Little League Major division baseball game so far this season, Maidu did not ...

Maidu bats stay hot, force one more game with Lakeside

Somewhere along its way through a series of elimination games in the District 54 Major division all-star tournament, Maidu Little League found its hitting stroke. That, combined ...

Woodcreek takes Folsom American to final game

Folsom American and Woodcreek will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Maidu Park to determine the District 54 9-10-year-old All-Star champions. Woodcreek defeated Folsom American 15-12 ...