May 19, 1996 |
Scott Henderson pitched seven scoreless innings to lead USC to a 5-0 victory over Washington on Saturday, giving the Trojans their second consecutive Pacific-10 Conference championship. Henderson (8-1) scattered nine hits and struck out seven as the Trojans earned the league's automatic bid to the NCAA regional playoffs. USC led, 3-0, in the second when Marc Mirizzi doubled to right field to drive in two runs and Ryan Stromsborg followed with a run-scoring single.
May 4, 2000 |
Dan Cey, a former All-City infielder at El Camino Real High and All-Pacific-10 shortstop at California, has retired from professional baseball. Cey, 24, a third-round draft choice of the Minnesota Twins in 1996, was playing for triple-A Salt Lake City. He had been on the disabled list and appeared in eight games this season. "It came down to, 'Is this making me happy?' " Cey said. "Honestly, I wanted to do something else."
February 24, 1996 |
USC overcame a 4-1 deficit with a five-run fifth inning and went on to beat Oklahoma, 8-4, in the Anaheim Hilton & Towers Classic Friday at Cal State Fullerton. Wes Rachels and Jacque Jones each drove in runs with hits in the fifth, and two other runs scored on a sacrifice fly and a sacrifice bunt. Another run scored on a bases-loaded walk. Freshman right-hander Steve Immel (2-0) was the winner, giving up eight hits and all four runs, two earned, in seven innings.
April 22, 1999
High winds and a power outage forced cancellation of the Lancaster-High Desert game Wednesday in Adelanto. The teams will play a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. today. Each game will be seven innings. The JetHawks will start Brandon Parker (1-0) and Jason Turman (0-1). * JetHawk catcher Rafael Lopez has been promoted to double-A New Haven of the Eastern League. No replacement has been selected. * Next game: 2 p.m. today, at High Desert Up next: vs. Stockton, Friday-Sunday.
July 28, 1999
Lancaster came close to blowing yet another late lead Tuesday night, but hung on for a 7-6 victory over Bakersfield in front of a crowd of 743. The JetHawks led, 7-3, going into the ninth inning, but Tim McClaskey allowed three runs on three hits. * The JetHawks wasted a solid pitching performance by Brandon Parker, losing to Bakersfield, 8-6, on Monday night. Parker struck out nine and allowed five hits and two runs, both earned, in five innings.
February 25, 1996 |
USC broke a 5-5 tie with five runs in the eighth inning and went on to defeat Florida State, 10-8, and remain unbeaten in the Anaheim Hilton & Towers Baseball Classic Saturday at Cal State Fullerton's Titan Field. Marc Mirizzi, Ryan Stromsborg, and David Valdez each had RBI singles in USC's big eighth inning. A bases-loaded walk given up by reliever Scott Proctor gave USC another run, and the fifth came in on a sacrifice fly.