November 7, 1991 |
Matt Luke, an El Dorado High graduate now a junior at California, had two of the West's four hits in a 15-1 loss to Florida Wednesday in the U.S. Olympic baseball trials in Homestead, Fla. Luke had singles in the sixth and eighth innings. Jason Moler of Cal State Fullerton went 0 for 3, striking out twice and walking once. Danny Lane, a junior from UC Santa Barbara and a Laguna Beach High graduate, was 0 for 2. All three players struggled defensively.
May 21, 1989 |
Jason Moler, a freshman from Esperanza High School, held Michigan to five hits in pitching Illinois to a 2-0 victory in the championship game of the Big Ten baseball tournament Saturday in Ann Arbor, Mich. The victory gave Illinois (41-14) its first NCAA tournament berth under second-year Coach Augie Garrido, who coached Cal State Fullerton to national championships in 1979 and 1984. It was the first conference baseball title for the Illini since 1963. Staked to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, Moler (6-2)
February 21, 1991 |
Jason Moler, a former Esperanza High School baseball standout, has been released from his scholarship by Illinois Athletic Director John Mackovic and will join the Cal State Fullerton team as soon as he is cleared academically, Fullerton assistant coach George Horton said. Moler took courses at Fullerton College last summer, and Horton sent transcripts from those classes to Illinois on Wednesday.
June 12, 1992
Cal State Fullerton catcher Jason Moler, an Esperanza High School graduate, has signed a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, but will not report to the organization until he has completed his commitment with the U.S. Olympic team. Moler, a fourth-round draft pick, is one of 33 finalists for Team U.S.A., which is holding tryouts at Millington, Tenn. He hit .
May 29, 1992 |
The longest day in Jason Moler's life as a cleanup hitter began in the third inning of last week's South I NCAA regional opener, Cal State Fullerton versus Ohio State. Ohio State intentionally walks Phil Nevin in order to pitch to Moler. Moler flies out on the first pitch to center. Fifth inning: Ohio State intentionally walks Nevin in order to pitch to Moler. Moler flies out on the first pitch to right. Seventh inning: Ohio State intentionally walks Nevin in order to pitch to Moler.
August 13, 1995 |
No matter how Jason Moler looks at it, this hasn't been a good year. A year ago in July, his parents, who live in Yorba Linda, made the trip to spend some time with him in Reading, Pa., where he was playing for the Philadelphia Phillies' double-A franchise in the Eastern League. When they returned home a week later, Moler sent his two Labrador retrievers on the plane with them.