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DAILY BREEZE: Touch of the South Bay for LMU

April 5, 2007

The following excerpt from Chris Jackson's feature ran in the April 5, 2007 edition of the South Bay Daily Breeze.

Every baseball team needs role players, guys who can come out of the bullpen and off the bench and give their team a lift.

Former South Bay high school standouts Andy Beal, Elvis Herrera, Brett Mendoza and Lee Roberts have filled those roles for Loyola Marymount this season.

Beal and Roberts are relief pitchers, while Mendoza and Herrera have been used primarily as pinch hitters and defensive replacements.

They're not easy roles, but Mendoza said the four of them have the mentality to handle it.

To read the entire feature, click here.