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Bloomquist Comes Up Big for Lancaster, 7-3

May 02, 2000

Willie Bloomquist hit a two-run triple during a four-run seventh inning for the Lancaster JetHawks in a 7-3 victory over the Bakersfield Blaze on Monday at The Hanger in Lancaster.

Bloomquist's triple broke a 3-3 tie.

Juan Silvestre's two-run home run in the sixth tied the score, 3-3, for the JetHawks (16-9).

Starter Josue Matos struck out eight and surrendered four hits in six innings for the JetHawks. Aaron Looper (2-1) did not allow a run in 1 2/3 innings.

Bakersfield is 13-11.

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Today's game: At the Hangar, vs. Bakersfield, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday's game: At the Hangar, vs. Bakersfield, 7:15 p.m. On the radio: KUTY-AM 1470.

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Bloomquist became the first minor league player this season to collect six hits in a game. He was six for seven, including a double, in Lancaster's 19-3 victory over Lake Elsinore on Sunday.

Bloomquist and right fielder Terrmel Sledge each drove in four runs. Sledge had a double and a triple among his three hits.

AROUND THE LEAGUES

Scanning Sunday's box scores:

Triple A--Second baseman Steve Sisco (Thousand Oaks High) had three hits, including his fourth double, for Richmond (Braves). . . . Right-hander Bob Scanlan (Harvard-Westlake) picked up his fifth save for Indianapolis (Indians) with one scoreless inning in a 3-1 victory over Toledo.

Double A--Left fielder Mike Glendenning (Crespi, Pierce College) hit his eighth home run for Shreveport (Giants). . . . Right fielder Eric Cole (Antelope Valley High, Antelope Valley College) hit his fifth home run for Round Rock (Astros). . . . Angel Aragon (Channel Islands) earned his third save for Mobile (Padres) in a 9-7 victory over West Tennessee.

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