Major League Baseball enacted a new housing policy in 2021, benefitting minor league players. Five current or former minor leaguers spoke about the conditions and challenges of working their way to the big leagues.
Pepperdine Baseball won two of three at home against Saint Mary’s College to move to 4-2 in WCC play. Pitching and defense led the way for the Waves, which had not been the case this season until this week.
Pepperdine was unable to hang with the nationally-ranked Gauchos, losing all four games over the weekend. Bright spots for the Waves included a two-homer day from Reese Alexiades and strong relief appearances from freshman Brandon Llewellyn.
This week’s episode of the SportsWaves Podcast features NFL coaching changes, the NBA Finals, and an appearance from Pepperdine Baseball’s Wyatt Young.
Coaches and student-athletes of the 11 Waves teams whose seasons were cut short reflect on their accomplishments in the shortened seasons.
Last week, the NCAA suspended the championships for all of their winter and spring sports. The decision affects 10 of Pepp’s Division 1 teams.
The cancellation of NCAA winter and spring championships, coupled with an indefinite ban on organized practices by the West Coast Conference, effectively ended the season for 179 Pepperdine student-athletes.
Pepperdine loses their undefeated record after falling to top-ranked UCLA.
Pepperdine Baseball dominates first home series of 2020 from the mound and inside the batter’s box.
After a disappointing 2019, Pepperdine Baseball relies on its stars to bring the program back to conference contention.