July 21, 1993
Warren Stewart's sacrifice fly scored Gabe Kapler with the winning run in the top of the ninth inning and Woodland Hills East upset Valley North, 3-2, in a first-round game of the American Legion District 20 double-elimination playoffs at Birmingham High. Valley North left-hander Rick Staves picked off Kapler with one out, but an errant throw by first baseman Dave Stevenson allowed Kapler to take third.
March 15, 2011 |
AT THE PLATE: Juan Uribe, overcoming the physical "tightness" he has been feeling lately, doubled home two runs as the Dodgers ended a losing streak at eight games. Gabe Kapler singled in a run and Eugenio Velez singled home the winning run in the eighth inning. ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw gave up 11 hits and six runs, five earned, in 52/3 innings. Hong-Chih Kuo, Blake Hawksworth and Ron Mahay each pitched a scoreless inning. EXTRA BASES: Kershaw was the first of the Dodgers' starting pitchers to bat this spring; he struck out and had a sacrifice bunt.
August 20, 1998
Anton French had three hits and Ramon Vasquez drove in two runs in Lancaster's 4-2 victory against the San Bernardino Stampede at the Hangar on Wednesday night. Brian Fuentes (6-6) gave up four hits and two unearned runs and struck out 12 in seven innings for the JetHawks (31-29). SUNS Dennis Moeller (6-7) threw his fourth consecutive complete game and Bernie Nunez hit his 11th home run of the season to help the Suns defeat the Western Warriors, 9-2, at Oxnard College.
December 30, 1998
Perhaps columnist Eric Sondheimer should join the Psychic Network after many of his predictions came true in 1998. Among the correct predictions: John Elway will lead the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl victory over the Green Bay Packers, then make a triumphant return to his alma mater, Granada Hills High, to offer a pep talk. Westlake golfer J.T. Kohut will make a hole in one. El Camino Real first baseman Woody Cliffords will hit three home runs in one game.
January 6, 1999 |
Randy Wolf, a former El Camino Real High and Pepperdine pitcher who is in the Philadelphia Phillies' organization, was selected the No. 1 left-handed pitching prospect in the Arizona Fall League in a vote of league managers and coaches. Gabe Kapler, from Taft High and Moorpark College, was selected the league's top right fielder.
July 14, 2000
A guest list of sports figures to be featured on TV and radio from today through Thursday: * Roy Williams, Todd Zeile --"The Jim Rome Show," today, 9-noon, KXTA (1150), 1-4 p.m., XTRA (690) * Team owner Jack Rousch --"Inside NASCAR," Saturday, 4 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m., Nashville Network * Sparky Anderson, Howie Long --"The Irv Kaze Show," Saturday, 6-7 p.m., KIEV (870) * Ralph Lawler --"Sports Talk With Peter Vent," Saturday, 9-11 p.m.
April 24, 2009 |
Ichiro Suzuki lined James Shields' second pitch of the game for a home run and ace Felix Hernandez helped his injury-riddled team with a seven-inning gem in the Seattle Mariner's 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday. David Aardsma pitched a perfect eighth with two strikeouts. Brandon Morrow walked Pat Burrell with one out in the ninth and sent pinch-runner Gabe Kapler to second with a wild pitch.
November 20, 1992 |
Matt Stone, a pitcher/first baseman from Vista High School, and Gabe Kapler, a shortstop from Woodlands Hills Taft High, have signed letters of intent to play at Cal State Fullerton, associate head Coach George Horton said Thursday. Stone, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound left-hander, had a 12-1 pitching record and hit .406 with four home runs last season at Vista. Horton did not have statistics for Kapler.