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Lancaster Beats High Desert

April 18, 2001|DAVE DESMOND

Daniel Castillo (1-0) allowed five hits and struck out eight in six innings, and Billy Martin hit a home run, and scored three runs as the Lancaster JetHawks (9-4) defeated High Desert, 7-2, in a California League game at Lancaster.


Today's game: High Desert at Lancaster, 7:15 p.m. Next home game: 7:15 p.m., Thursday vs. High Desert. On the radio: KUTY-AM (1470).


Scanning the box scores:

Triple A--Matt Franco (Westlake) had two hits for Norfolk (Mets) in an 8-7 victory over Louisville. . . . Steve Sisco (Thousand Oaks) had two hits for Rochester (Orioles), but Sean Douglass (Antelope Valley) allowed four runs and seven hits in five innings of an 8-0 loss to Scranton-Wilkes Barre (Phillies). . . . J.P. Roberge (St. Francis) drove in two runs for Scranton. . . . Jalal Leach (Pepperdine) hit his first home run for Fresno (Giants) in a 23-12 loss at Calgary.

Double A--Nate Dishington (Hoover) had two hits and drove in a run for New Haven (Cardinals) in a 5-3 loss at Portland. . . . Terrmel Sledge (Kennedy, Cal State Northridge), the California League batting champion last season, raised his average to .200 with two doubles for Harrisburg (Expos) in a 3-1 victory at Akron. . . . Chris Baker (Hart) improved to 3-0 for Tennessee (Blue Jays), allowing two earned runs in six innings of an 11-3 victory over Chattanooga. . . . David Lamb (Newbury Park) hit his third home run for Carolina (Rockies) in a 2-1 loss to Jacksonville. . . . Jorge Piedra (Notre Dame) had two hits for West Tennessee (Cubs) in a 12-0 victory at Huntsville. . . . Joe Borchard (Camarillo) had two hits and three RBIs for Birmingham (White Sox) in a 13-0 victory at Mobile.

Class A--Erasmo Ramirez (Northridge) pitched 1 1/3 shutout innings for San Jose (Giants) in a 13-5 victory over Bakersfield. Nathan Kaup (Camarillo) had two hits for Bakersfield. . . . Ryan Hankins (Simi Valley) hit two doubles and a home run, and drove in four runs for Winston-Salem (White Sox) in an 11-0 victory over Myrtle Beach. . . . Chris Parker (Westlake) raised his average to .619 for West Michigan (Tigers) with two hits in an 8-6 loss to Dayton.

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