October 6, 2004 |
As he touched home plate at Yankee Stadium at the end of perhaps the longest journey of his life, Jacque Jones tapped his chest and pointed to the sky in tribute to his father, Hardy, who died of cancer last week in Sacramento.
June 24, 1995
Mark Kotsay of Cal State Fullerton singled home Jacque Jones of USC and also scored a run to help the USA baseball team defeat Japan, 8-3, Friday in Millington, Tenn. Matt LeCroy of Clemson led the U.S. team, going three for five with two doubles and three runs batted in. In all, the U.S. team had 14 hits and six doubles. The U.S. team is on a 13-city, 35-game summer-long tour.
July 8, 1996 |
Seth Greisinger gave up four hits and struck out nine in six innings, leading the U.S. Olympic team to a 4-0 exhibition victory over South Korea in Millington, Tenn. Greisinger improved to 5-0 and lowered his team-leading earned-run average to 1.08. Jim Parque worked three innings of no-hit relief for his second save. Chad Allen, Jacque Jones and Troy Glass hit solo homers for the U.S. (23-3).
January 31, 1996
Jeff Inglin, a transfer from Marin College in Northern California, hit three home runs in his first three at-bats as a Trojan to lead USC to a season-opening, 11-5 victory over Loyola Marymount Tuesday at Dedeaux Field. Inglin, a junior right-fielder, was four for four with four RBIs. The last Trojan to hit three home runs in a game was Jacque Jones against Louisiana State in a 1994 NCAA regional game. Inglin homered in the first, third and fifth innings.
April 2, 2002
HITTING * Jacque Jones, Twins: Three hits, including two home runs, four RBIs in 8-6 victory against Royals. * Tony Batista, Orioles: Hit a grand slam off Roger Clemens in 10-3 victory against Yankees. * Darren Fletcher, Blue Jays: Two hits, including a double, four RBIs in 12-11 victory against Boston. * Carlos Delgado, Blue Jays: Had three hits, one walk and was twice hit by pitches at Boston. * Tony Clark, Red Sox: Three hits, three RBIs, home run for Boston in loss at home.
October 11, 2002 |
EDISON FIELD, 5:15 P.M. TV--Channel 11. Radio--KLAC (570), XPRS (1090). Update--Washburn beat Milton twice this season, 11-3 and 4-2, both times in Minnesota. In eight starts against the Twins, Washburn is 3-2 with a 3.63 ERA. He loves to face Corey Koskie (0 for 8), Jacque Jones (.143) and Torii Hunter (.211) and hates to face Doug Mientkiewicz (.417) and Cristian Guzman (.294). In five career starts at Edison Field, Milton is 5-0 with a 1.50 ERA.
June 14, 1996
Billy Koch gave up one hit over five innings and Team USA beat Australia, 12-2, for its 27th consecutive victory in exhibition baseball in Millington, Tenn. Koch (1-0) got the victory, aided by scoreless relief from Jeff Weaver and Braden Looper. USA got all it needed in a three-run rally in the third, featuring RBIs by Augie Ojeda, Mark Kotsay and Jacque Jones.
June 16, 1996 |
Troy Glaus hit a triple and a homer and Jacque Jones had five hits as the United States defeated Australia, 15-9, at Millington, Tenn. Jones went five for six with a double, a triple and four runs batted in as the United States, 8-0 in 1996 and winners of 29 consecutive games, pounded out 19 hits. The U.S. roster was reduced to 25 when pitcher Ryan Drese of California withdrew from the active roster because of an elbow injury and four other players were dropped.
July 14, 1996 |
Designated hitter Matt LeCroy had two home runs as the U.S. national team defeated Japan, 10-5, in Millington, Tenn. Four players, including Troy Glaus of UCLA and Jacque Jones of USC, had home runs for the U.S. team, which totaled five. LeCroy's homers were his seventh and eighth. Glaus added a double along with his 10th homer. A.J. Hinch added a solo homer, his second, while Jones had three RBI on a single and his ninth homer. The U.S.
July 4, 1996 |
The U.S. Olympic baseball team was set when Coach Skip Bertman cut five players to get to the 20-man limit in Norfolk, Va. Bertman released Pepperdine pitcher Randy Wolf, Hawaii pitcher Mark Johnson and Mississippi State pitcher Eric DuBose along with Wichita State infielder Casey Blake and Florida State outfielder J.D. Drew, but designated each as alternates. The moves leave Bertman with a seven-man pitching staff, which includes Jim Parque of UCLA.