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DAILY REPORT : AROUND THE LEAGUES

Skett Gets New Start for Knoxville

July 19, 1998|DAVE DESMOND

Outfielder Will Skett (Reseda High, Valley College) came off the disabled list Saturday after missing two weeks with a pulled right hamstring and was in the starting lineup for Knoxville, the Toronto Blue Jays' double-A affiliate, at Greenville.

Skett was batting .246 with three home runs and 31 runs batted in at the time of his injury on July 3.

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Mike Glendenning (Crespi High, Pierce College) has struggled since being sent to Class-A San Jose last week by the San Francisco Giants.

Glendenning, who batted .244 with seven home runs and 33 RBIs for double-A Shreveport, is at .136 (three for 22) in six games at San Jose.

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Catcher Brian Luderer (Crespi) was sent from Class-A Modesto to rookie-level Southern Oregon by the Oakland Athletics on Monday.

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Catcher-first baseman Andy Skeels (Thousand Oaks High, Oxnard College) signed with the Somerset Patriots of the independent Atlantic League on July 6.

SCANNING FRIDAY'S BOX SCORES

Triple-A--J.P. Roberge (St. Francis High) had two hits and stole his 11th base for Albuquerque (Dodgers) in a 7-5 loss to Nashville. . . . Mike Rossiter (Burroughs High) struck out three and didn't allow a hit in two innings for Las Vegas (Padres) in a 5-4 victory over Salt Lake. . . . Adam Kennedy (Cal State Northridge) had two hits and a stolen base for Memphis (Cardinals) in a 3-0 loss to Edmonton.

Double-A--Robert Fick (Cal State Northridge) had the only two hits for Jacksonville (Tigers) in a 4-0 loss to Chattanooga. . . . Ryan Stromsborg (Notre Dame High) had two hits for Knoxville in a 10-0 victory over Birmingham. . . . Mike Mitchell (Rio Mesa High) had three hits and two RBIs for Mobile (Padres) in an 8-3 victory over Greenville. . . . Former JetHawk Tarrik Brock hit his 15th home run for Orlando (Mariners) in a 4-2 loss to West Tennessee. . . . Stacy Kleiner (Taft High) singled twice for Arkansas (Cardinals) in an 18-6 rout of Wichita. . . . Jalal Leach had two hits and a stolen base for Shreveport (Giants) in a 6-0 victory over El Paso.

Class-A--Chris Garza (Notre Dame High) pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings and lowered his earned-run average to 1.92 for Fort Myers (Twins) in a 3-3 tie with St. Lucie. . . . Kurt Airoso (Cal State Northridge) had two hits and an RBI for Lakeland (Tigers) in a 7-6 loss to Daytona. . . . Jon Schaeffer (Harvard-Westlake High) hit his third triple for Fort Wayne (Twins) in a 9-2 victory over Lansing. . . . Chris Cosbey (Pepperdine) had three hits and three stolen bases for Southern Oregon (Athletics) in a 10-1 rout of Everett.

Rookie--Darren Dyt (Cal State Northridge) had two hits, including his second home run, for Johnson City (Cardinals) in a 6-2 loss to Elizabethton. . . . Aaron Dean (Hart High) had three hits for Great Falls (Dodgers) in a 5-1 victory over Ogden and is batting .444. . . . Kevin Appier (Antelope Valley High, Antelope Valley College) allowed three runs in 3 1/3 innings during a rehabilitation assignment for the Royals' Gulf Coast League affiliate.

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