June 21, 1996
Area players selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. Boldface denotes players who have signed contracts. Information on players drafted beyond the 10th round was provided by players and scouts. *--* NAME SCHOOL POS.
July 12, 1997
JETHAWKS Josh Watts of the JetHawks will begin serving a two-game suspension today. The California League office handed down the sentence because Watts threw his helmet and it landed in the stands in a game on June 24. * Former Rio Mesa High standout Mike Mitchell appears to have shaken off any effects from a recent automobile accident. He singled home the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes' first run in the sixth inning Friday night against the JetHawks.
May 13, 1993 |
The battle for second place--the real race in the Marmonte League this season--has finally been won. Newbury Park High survived a seventh-inning rally by host Royal on Wednesday to escape with a 5-4 victory that assured the Panthers (16-8, 11-2 in league play) of a second-place finish. Royal (14-9, 9-4), which has clinched third, dropped two games behind Newbury Park with one to play.
August 3, 1997 |
The Lancaster JetHawks failed to cash in Jason Regan's 17th home run and leadoff hitter Joe Mathis' three runs batted in and lost, 6-5, in a California League game at High Desert on Saturday night. The JetHawks led, 5-4, on Regan's bases-empty shot in the fifth inning, but the Mavericks came back with a run-scoring single by Ron Hartman in the seventh and an RBI-double by Jamie Gann in the eighth to win for the second day in a row. * Tonight's game: JetHawks (Ivan Montane, 0-8, 7.
August 1, 1994 |
Westlake-Royal players joked that it would have been nice if right-hander Maki Kramer could have pitched two complete games in the Area 6 American Legion playoffs Sunday. Unfortunately for Westlake-Royal, the rules stopped Kramer before his arm or the Arcadia hitters did. Arcadia beat Westlake-Royal, 7-5, in the Area 6 championship game at UCLA's Jackie Robinson Stadium, but only after Kramer beat Arcadia, 10-5, earlier Sunday to send the double-elimination playoffs to a final game.