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September 16, 2005
"They don't go through the grind other guys go through defensively, diving after balls, chasing balls.... As good a hitter as he is, and he's one of the best, no question, I could never vote for a guy who doesn't play defense." Josh Towers, Toronto Blue Jay pitcher, who says Boston designated hitter David Ortiz should not be the American League's most valuable player
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March 21, 2010
At Surprise, Ariz. AT THE PLATE: In a split-squad game for the Dodgers, left-fielder Jason Repko hit a home run and Andre Ethier had a run-scoring triple against starter Colby Lewis . Lucas May and Xavier Paul also had run-scoring hits. ON THE MOUND: Starter Josh Towers gave up only three hits in four innings, but two of the hits were David Murphy's home run and a Murphy triple that led to another run. Ramon Ortiz's spring-training scoreless streak ended at nine innings when he gave up a home run to Matt Brown . EXTRA BASES: With Repko on first base, Chin-lung Hu hit a ball that struck Repko, who was called out on runner's interference.
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SPORTS
March 22, 1995
Josh Towers SCHOOL: Hueneme SPORT: Baseball YEAR: Senior SEASON AT A GLANCE: Towers has been instrumental in the Vikings' 8-1 start. A right-handed pitcher and shortstop, Towers is hitting .441 with 12 runs batted. in He has pitched 24 innings and allowed only one run. He is 2-1 with a save. WEEK AT A GLANCE: The Vikings won five games last week with Towers contributing nine hits and eight RBIs.
SPORTS
September 16, 2005
"They don't go through the grind other guys go through defensively, diving after balls, chasing balls.... As good a hitter as he is, and he's one of the best, no question, I could never vote for a guy who doesn't play defense." Josh Towers, Toronto Blue Jay pitcher, who says Boston designated hitter David Ortiz should not be the American League's most valuable player
SPORTS
June 21, 2000 | DAVE DESMOND
Scanning Sunday's box scores: Triple A--Chris Sheff (Pepperdine) had two hits for Norfolk (Mets) in a 5-4 loss at Pawtucket. . . . Josh Towers (Hueneme) struck out six and allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings but didn't get a decision for Rochester (Orioles) in a 3-2 loss to Durham. . . . Mike Mitchell (Rio Mesa) had two hits, including his 23rd double, for Tucson (Diamondbacks) in an 8-2 loss to Las Vegas.
SPORTS
March 6, 1996
Oxnard College freshman right-hander Josh Towers threw a two-hit shutout, leading the Condors to a 4-0 victory over Ventura in a Western State Conference North Division game Tuesday at Oxnard. Towers struck out six in pitching his second consecutive shutout. He allowed no walks and had a no-hitter until Monte Moritz's one-out single in the seventh. Towers has allowed four hits in his two shutouts. Jake Spahr hit a two-run home run, his fifth of the season, for Oxnard (9-5, 2-1).
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May 4, 2005 | From Associated Press
Josh Towers gave up three hits over eight innings, and Russ Adams' eighth-inning infield single gave the Toronto Blue Jays a 1-0 victory over the host Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. Towers (3-1) walked one, struck out two and did not allow a runner past first base in improving to 4-2 against his former team. "I don't think I've thrown a better game than that," Towers said. "It's just sweet doing it against Baltimore, because they're the best-hitting team in baseball."
SPORTS
March 31, 1996 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bobbled grounders. Dropped throws. Badly executed pickoff plays. That's either a prescription for disaster or a blessing, depending on your side of the outcome. For Oxnard College, things couldn't have worked out better in a 9-1 rout of College of the Canyons in a Western State Conference game Saturday at Oxnard. The Condors (18-6, 11-2 in conference play), ranked 14th in the state, had ace Josh Towers on the mound against streaking Canyons (14-12, 11-3), which had won eight consecutive games.
SPORTS
April 6, 1996 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sometimes, Josh Towers feels like pinching himself. "I expected to do good but nothing like this," Towers said. "I'm a little bit surprised." Anybody in his cleats would be. A freshman right-hander at Oxnard College, Towers is enjoying a remarkable season as the Condors chase the Western State Conference North Division title. He is 7-1 with a 2.32 earned-run average and his numbers are even better in conference play: 5-0, 1.05 ERA and two crucial victories.
SPORTS
May 4, 2005 | From Associated Press
Josh Towers gave up three hits over eight innings, and Russ Adams' eighth-inning infield single gave the Toronto Blue Jays a 1-0 victory over the host Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. Towers (3-1) walked one, struck out two and did not allow a runner past first base in improving to 4-2 against his former team. "I don't think I've thrown a better game than that," Towers said. "It's just sweet doing it against Baltimore, because they're the best-hitting team in baseball."
SPORTS
June 21, 2000 | DAVE DESMOND
Scanning Sunday's box scores: Triple A--Chris Sheff (Pepperdine) had two hits for Norfolk (Mets) in a 5-4 loss at Pawtucket. . . . Josh Towers (Hueneme) struck out six and allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings but didn't get a decision for Rochester (Orioles) in a 3-2 loss to Durham. . . . Mike Mitchell (Rio Mesa) had two hits, including his 23rd double, for Tucson (Diamondbacks) in an 8-2 loss to Las Vegas.
SPORTS
April 6, 1996 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sometimes, Josh Towers feels like pinching himself. "I expected to do good but nothing like this," Towers said. "I'm a little bit surprised." Anybody in his cleats would be. A freshman right-hander at Oxnard College, Towers is enjoying a remarkable season as the Condors chase the Western State Conference North Division title. He is 7-1 with a 2.32 earned-run average and his numbers are even better in conference play: 5-0, 1.05 ERA and two crucial victories.
SPORTS
March 31, 1996 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bobbled grounders. Dropped throws. Badly executed pickoff plays. That's either a prescription for disaster or a blessing, depending on your side of the outcome. For Oxnard College, things couldn't have worked out better in a 9-1 rout of College of the Canyons in a Western State Conference game Saturday at Oxnard. The Condors (18-6, 11-2 in conference play), ranked 14th in the state, had ace Josh Towers on the mound against streaking Canyons (14-12, 11-3), which had won eight consecutive games.
SPORTS
March 6, 1996
Oxnard College freshman right-hander Josh Towers threw a two-hit shutout, leading the Condors to a 4-0 victory over Ventura in a Western State Conference North Division game Tuesday at Oxnard. Towers struck out six in pitching his second consecutive shutout. He allowed no walks and had a no-hitter until Monte Moritz's one-out single in the seventh. Towers has allowed four hits in his two shutouts. Jake Spahr hit a two-run home run, his fifth of the season, for Oxnard (9-5, 2-1).
SPORTS
March 21, 2010
At Surprise, Ariz. AT THE PLATE: In a split-squad game for the Dodgers, left-fielder Jason Repko hit a home run and Andre Ethier had a run-scoring triple against starter Colby Lewis . Lucas May and Xavier Paul also had run-scoring hits. ON THE MOUND: Starter Josh Towers gave up only three hits in four innings, but two of the hits were David Murphy's home run and a Murphy triple that led to another run. Ramon Ortiz's spring-training scoreless streak ended at nine innings when he gave up a home run to Matt Brown . EXTRA BASES: With Repko on first base, Chin-lung Hu hit a ball that struck Repko, who was called out on runner's interference.
SPORTS
May 16, 1998 | STEVE HENSON
An exhibition between the Baltimore Orioles and top prospects from three of their farm teams showcased the talent of center fielder Darrell Dent (Montclair Prep). Dent, who plays for the Frederick Keys of the Class-A Carolina League, went three for four with two triples and scored two runs. Dent is batting only .239, but has stolen 12 bases.
SPORTS
March 22, 1995
Josh Towers SCHOOL: Hueneme SPORT: Baseball YEAR: Senior SEASON AT A GLANCE: Towers has been instrumental in the Vikings' 8-1 start. A right-handed pitcher and shortstop, Towers is hitting .441 with 12 runs batted. in He has pitched 24 innings and allowed only one run. He is 2-1 with a save. WEEK AT A GLANCE: The Vikings won five games last week with Towers contributing nine hits and eight RBIs.
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