Billy Martin had four hits and four runs batted in and hit his seventh home run of the season, but the Modesto A's beat the Lancaster JetHawks, 5-4, before 1,705 Tuesday at the Hangar. Scott Barber (2-1) took the loss (14-11).
Matt Kata of the Lancaster JetHawks was selected the California League's batter of the week for April 23-29. Kata was seven for 21 with two home runs and nine RBIs.
Lancaster placed outfielder Steve Woodward on the disabled list Tuesday. He was replaced by outfielder Jamie Gann, who was demoted from double-A El Paso.
Today's game: Modesto at Lancaster, 7:15 p.m. On the radio: KUTY-AM (1470).
AROUND THE LEAGUES
Scanning Monday's box scores:
Triple A--J.P. Roberge (St. Francis) had four hits and drove in a run for Scranton-Wilkes Barre (Phillies) in a 12-4 victory at Buffalo. . . . Mike McMullen (Glendale College) pitched two shutout innings of relief for Edmonton (Twins) in a 6-3 loss to Tucson. . . . Reliever Rob Crabtree (Cal State Northridge) struck out four in 2 2/3 innings for Fresno (Giants) in a 2-0 victory at Portland.
Double A--Pete Paciorek (Glendale College) walked with the bases loaded and two out in the bottom of the ninth to give Jacksonville (Dodgers) a 3-2 victory over Greenville. . . . Mike Glendenning (Crespi, Pierce College) had two hits for Shreveport (Giants) in a 10-5 loss to Midland.
Class A--Nathan Kaup (Camarillo) improved his average to .388 with four hits and three RBIs for Bakersfield (Devil Rays) in a 10-8 loss at High Desert. . . . Fernando Rios (Glendale) had two hits and drove in two runs for Mudville (Reds) in a 6-4 loss at San Bernardino. . . . Danny Phillips (Chatsworth, Northridge) had three hits for Salem (Rockies) in an 8-1 victory at Potomac (Cardinals). Covelli Crisp (Pierce) had two hits and stole a base for Potomac. . . . Ryan Hankins (Simi Valley) had two hits for Winston-Salem (White Sox) in a 6-5 loss at Lynchburg. . . . Victor Hall (Monroe) had two hits for South Bend (Diamondbacks) in a 13-10 loss at Lansing. . . . Brian Fatur (Calabasas, Moorpark College) had two hits and two stolen bases for Peoria (Cardinals) in a 7-2 victory over Cedar Rapids.