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.
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.
May 29, 1998
Lancaster lost to San Bernardino, 4-3, Thursday in a California League game at the Hanger. Brendan Kingman had two hits and three runs batted in for the Jethawks (29-25). SUNS Despite 12 strikeouts in seven innings by Eric King, the Suns (2-4) were defeated by Chico, 5-2. Marc DiCarlo's two-run double in the ninth accounted for the Suns' runs.