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The Inland Empire Bucs are one of the premiere collegiate baseball programs in Southern California.

As they embark on their second season in club history, this will be their first season in the Sunset Baseball League.

The Inland Valley Baseball program has had great success in recent years and helped many players advance in their careers. 

Team Est. 2021

Team Owner/GM: Charlie Reynoso 


Phone: 951-830-3258

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Home Field: Citrus College

Recent IE Bucs News


After dropping the first eight Sunset League games of the 2022 season, the California Cage Rats broke out in a big way on Sunday.

CCR pounded out a 16-12 victory over the Inland Empire Bucs.

And no one played a bigger role than Jordan Salgado.

The former Glendora High/Rio Hondo College outfielder went 3-for-5, with a solo home run and two doubles.

Salgado scored three runs and drove in five.

The Cage Rats took an 11-run lead in the top of the fifth and held off a late Bucs surge.

Elias Valdez was roughed up for 12 runs on six hits and seven walks, while retiring just three batters.

Dane Goodman walked, singled three times, scored and had one RBI.

Matt DenHartog walked three times, doubled, scored twice and drove in a run.

Payton Lee doubled, had three RBIs and scored two runs.

Jared Pugrad singled twice and scored.

Elias Pacheco had an RBI single.

Jose Casian walked twice, scored two runs and had one RBI.

Landon Trosclair walked, singled and scored twice.

Frank Garcia scored a pair of runs and Gabe Vigil walked and scored

As of 2:45 am, there were not accurate pitching stats for the Cage Rats, but I'll update this story when I get them some time on Monday.

John Olivares and Jack Janes had a big day offensively for the Bucs.

Olivares singled twice, doubled and had three RBIs.

Janes doubled, tripled, scored twice and drove in a pair of runs.

Garret Damico walked twice, singled, had one RBI and scored four times.

Evan Avitia went 2-for-4, with a walk, two singles, an RBI and he scored one run.

Andrew Diharce singled twice and scored.

Robert Valdavia singled twice and scored a pair of runs.

Joe Gilkeson had an RBI single.

Benny Vogel walked and scored, and Jared Gener scored once in the loss.

Box Score:
CCR: 2-0-0-5-7-0-0-0-2-(16)
IEB: 2-0-1-0-0-1-5-0-3-(12)

Win: Jacob Ramirez
Loss: Elias Valdez

HR: Jordan Salgado (CCR)
3B: Jack Janes (IEB)
2B: Jordan Salgado (CCR) 2, Payton Lee (CCR), Matt DenHartog (CCR); John Olivares (IEB), Jack Janes (IEB)

Records: CCR (1-8); IE Bucs (4-6)

Story link: Jordan Salgado Homers, Doubles Twice & Drives in 5 in California Cage Rats 16-12 Victory Over Inland Empire Bucs - Welcome (


The Ventura County Bucs held their spot atop the Sunset League standings after Tuesday dramatic win.

The VCB scored twice in the bottom of the first inning and got three in the ninth to claim a 5-4 victory over the Inland Empire Bucs.

Evan Avitia went four scoreless innings for the IEB.

Avitia surrendered just one hit, walked three and struck out two.

Taylor Takata was saddled with the loss, allowing three runs on two hits over his three innings of work.

He walked three and fanned one.

Robert Pitts doubled and drove in three runs in Tuesday's win.

Jack Bickerton doubled, scored and had one RBI.

Teran Rowan walked four times and scored, and Noah Nicolas and Trent Turquand walked and scored one run apiece.

Moran also pitched three scoreless innings for the ICP, allowing one hit, didn't issue a walk and struck out three.

Zachary Terry got the win.

Terry went one scoreless, allowing one hit, one walk and struck out one.

Robert Valdivia singled twice.

Isaiah Lopez walked twice and scored.

John Olivares and Jakob Taylor walked and scored one run each.

Kanan Treece walked and singled.

Box Score:
IEB: 0-0-0-1-3-0-0-0-0-(4)
VCB: 2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-(5)

Win: Zachary Taylor
Loss: Taylor Takata

2B: Robert Pitts (VCB), Jack Bickerton (VCB)

Records: IEB (2-4); VCB (6-1)

Story Link: Ventura County Bucs Score Three Runs in Bottom of 9th to Defeat Inland Empire Bucs, 5-4, in Tuesday's Sunset League Battle - Welcome (