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May 19, 2000 | DAVE DESMOND
Juan Silvestre, on the seven-day disabled list because of a pulled hamstring suffered Wednesday night in the first inning against San Bernardino, is expected to miss 10-14 days. Silvestre, the fifth JetHawk placed on the disabled list, has a league-leading 49 runs batted in. Pitcher Scott Atchison was activated. The JetHawks beat San Bernardino, 9-7, on Thursday night at the Hangar. * Today: At The Hangar, vs. San Bernardino, 7 p.m. Saturday's game: At High Desert, 7 p.m.
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August 6, 2000
Juan Silvestre hit his 26th home run and Terrmel Sledge hit his 10th for Lancaster in a 6-3 victory over San Jose on Saturday night in front of 5,563 at The Hangar in Lancaster. Silvestre also singled and doubled, and Craig Kuzmic had two doubles for the JetHawks (31-12), who have won four consecutive games. * Today's game: At The Hangar vs. San Jose, 2 p.m. Monday's game: At The Hangar, vs. San Jose, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday's game: At The Hangar vs. Bakersfield, 7:15 p.m. On the radio: KUTY-AM 1470.
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SPORTS
August 6, 2000
Juan Silvestre hit his 26th home run and Terrmel Sledge hit his 10th for Lancaster in a 6-3 victory over San Jose on Saturday night in front of 5,563 at The Hangar in Lancaster. Silvestre also singled and doubled, and Craig Kuzmic had two doubles for the JetHawks (31-12), who have won four consecutive games. * Today's game: At The Hangar vs. San Jose, 2 p.m. Monday's game: At The Hangar, vs. San Jose, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday's game: At The Hangar vs. Bakersfield, 7:15 p.m. On the radio: KUTY-AM 1470.
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July 7, 2000 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Juan Silvestre is running up the phone bill to the Dominican Republic. "Every time I hit a home run I call home," Silvestre said. "My family says I'm going to catch Sammy [Sosa]." Silvestre, the left fielder and cleanup hitter for the Lancaster JetHawks, has a long way to go before reaching the level of his slugging countryman. But he is quickly moving in that direction. Only a few games into the second half of the Class-A California League season, Silvestre leads the JetHawks with a .
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July 7, 2000 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Juan Silvestre is running up the phone bill to the Dominican Republic. "Every time I hit a home run I call home," Silvestre said. "My family says I'm going to catch Sammy [Sosa]." Silvestre, the left fielder and cleanup hitter for the Lancaster JetHawks, has a long way to go before reaching the level of his slugging countryman. But he is quickly moving in that direction. Only a few games into the second half of the Class-A California League season, Silvestre leads the JetHawks with a .
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June 4, 2000
Scott Ciasson allowed two hits and struck out nine in seven innings as the Visalia Oaks defeated the Lancaster JetHawks, 6-0, Saturday night at Visalia Recreational Park. Visalia (31-24) broke the game open with four runs in the eighth inning. Juan Silvestre, Travis McClendon and P.J. Williams had hits for Lancaster (31-24). * Today: At The Hangar, vs. Modesto, 5 p.m. On the radio: KUTY-AM 1470.
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April 23, 2000
Juan Silvestre hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning and the Lancaster JetHawks scored four more runs in the sixth to defeat the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, 8-5, Saturday night in a California League game in front of 6,567 at the Epicenter in Rancho Cucamonga. Silvestre's home run cut the Quakes' lead to 5-4. Lancaster (11-6) is in first place in the California League South Division, two games ahead of Lake Elsinore, which was beaten at San Bernardino, 4-1.
SPORTS
April 15, 2000
Terrmel Sledge of Granada Hills has been called up to the JetHawks to replace injured outfielder P.J. Williams, who broke a bone in his hand sliding into third base Thursday night. Sledge, who played at Kennedy High, Cal State Northridge and Long Beach State, will join the JetHawks today. He started the season at Class A Wisconsin, where he batted .227 with two doubles, two triples and three runs batted in. Sledge also walked three times, stole one base and scored five runs.
SPORTS
June 8, 2000
Craig Kuzmic was four for five with three runs batted infor Lancaster in a 14-12 victory over Rancho Cucamonga on Wednesday in front of 4,148 at The Hangar. One of Kuzmic's hits was a two-run home run. Juan Silvestre had three hits, including a solo home run, two RBIs and scored three runs for the JetHawks (33-26), who won their second in a row after four consecutive losses. Rancho Cucamonga is 30-30. * Today: At The Hangar, vs. Rancho Cucamonga, 7:15 p.m. Friday: At Lake Elsinore, 7 p.m.
SPORTS
July 4, 2000
Willie Bloomquist was held hitless in six at-bats Monday, ending his hitting streak at 16 games, but Lancaster still defeated High Desert, 14-5, in front of 4,622 at Adelanto. Juan Silvestre hit a two-run home run during a seven-run third inning for the Jethawks (8-3). * Today-Thursday: At The Hangar, vs. Modesto, 7:15 p.m. On the radio: KUTY-AM 1470. AROUND THE LEAGUES John Santor (Highland) has raised his average to .250 with a six-game hitting streak for Johnson City, Tenn.
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May 19, 2000 | DAVE DESMOND
Juan Silvestre, on the seven-day disabled list because of a pulled hamstring suffered Wednesday night in the first inning against San Bernardino, is expected to miss 10-14 days. Silvestre, the fifth JetHawk placed on the disabled list, has a league-leading 49 runs batted in. Pitcher Scott Atchison was activated. The JetHawks beat San Bernardino, 9-7, on Thursday night at the Hangar. * Today: At The Hangar, vs. San Bernardino, 7 p.m. Saturday's game: At High Desert, 7 p.m.
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June 19, 2000 | From Staff Reports
Juan Silvestre hit two home runs and drove in five runs Sunday for the Lancaster JetHawks in a 13-6 victory over the Lake Elsinore Storm to help Lancaster win the California League South Division first-half championship. Lancaster (40-30) finished two games ahead of the San Bernardino Stampede (38-32), which lost, 6-1, to San Jose on Sunday.
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June 18, 2000 | DAVE DESMOND
Scott Maynard had two hits and two runs batted in, and Juan Silvestre had two hits and one RBI, but Lancaster (39-30) lost to Lake Elsinore, 18-6, in a California League game Saturday night at the Hangar in Lancaster. The loss, combined with San Bernardino's 11-8 victory over San Jose, cut South Division-leading Lancaster's lead over the Stampede (38-31) to one game with one game to play. * Today: At The Hangar, vs. Lake Elsinore, 2 p.m. On the radio: KUTY-AM 1470.
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