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Visalia Breaks Open Game With Nine Runs in 5th, 6th

April 20, 1999

Lancaster allowed nine runs on seven hits and two errors in the fifth and sixth innings and lost to the Visalia Oaks, 12-8, at the Hangar on Monday afternoon.

JetHawk starter Jeff Farnsworth (0-2) was tagged for a three-run homer in the fifth inning by Rusty Keith. In the sixth, Farnsworth and reliever Tim McClaskey surrendered five more runs with one out as the JetHawk defense committed two errors.

Lancaster pulled to within 9-6 in the sixth when Shawn McCorkle hit a three-run homer off Oaks starter Julian Leyva (1-0) and Ramon Valera singled in a run. The JetHawks drew to within 10-8 when Mike Marchiano homered in the eighth.

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Next game: 7 tonight, at High Desert

AROUND THE LEAGUES

Scanning Sunday's box scores:

Triple A--Center fielder Gabe Kapler (Taft High, Moorpark College) had two triples for Toledo (Tigers) in an 8-2 victory over Durham. . . . First baseman Ryan McGuire (El Camino Real) had two hits, including a triple, for Ottawa (Expos) in a 5-2 victory over Buffalo. . . . Gary Matthews Jr. (Granada Hills, Mission College) hit a home run for Las Vegas (Padres) in a 4-1 victory over Iowa. . . . Right fielder Ryan Radmanovich (Pepperdine) had three hits, including a home run, for Tacoma (Mariners) in an 11-10 loss to Colorado Springs.

Double A--First baseman Pete Paciorek (Glendale College) had three hits for Mobile (Padres) in a 10-9 victory over Birmingham.

Class A--Reliever Will Ohman (Pepperdine) pitched two scoreless innings with three strikeouts for Daytona (Cubs) in a 3-1 victory over Clearwater.

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