CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1997
A man shot and killed in an apparent drive-by shooting Saturday night has been identified as 19-year-old Victor Hugo Martinez, authorities said Sunday. Police still are searching for suspects. Officer Jim Donnelly said Martinez, of Santa Ana, was shot in the ribs at 8:41 p.m. on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of West Occidental Street. The Police Department's gang unit is investigating the case. Martinez died after being transported to a local hospital, police said.
June 20, 1988
"A Celebration of the Argentine Cinema," a week of festivities, will kick off tonight with an Academy-hosted evening at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. Robert Wise, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will host an invitation-only reception, preceding an 8 p.m. screening of highlights from Argentine films that is open to the public. Dr. Victor Martinez, the vice president of Argentina, and Theodore Gilfred, U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 1996 |
Two suspected carjackers were arrested in Garden Grove early Wednesday after threatening a man with a knife and then stealing his Acura Legend from his driveway, police said. Victor Martinez Bustos, 20, of La Habra, and a 17-year-old Santa Ana boy were both arrested on suspicion of carjacking and possession of stolen property after a short chase, said Sgt. Andy Jauch of the Garden Grove Police Department. Bustos was taken to Orange County Jail and the boy to Juvenile Hall.
April 2, 2008 |
NEW YORK -- Last opener at the old place, first win for Joe Girardi. Chien-Ming Wang shut down the Toronto Blue Jays for seven innings, making Girardi a winner in his rain-delayed debut as Yankees manager and sending New York to a record-setting 3-2 victory Tuesday night. After wet weather postponed the festivities Monday, Wang and the Yankees beat Toronto ace Roy Halladay to win their major league-best 11th consecutive home opener.
April 14, 2005 |
Travis Hafner signed a $7-million, three-year contract with the Indians on Wednesday, the second Cleveland player given a long-term deal since the start of the season. Hafner, whose agreement could be worth $11.5 million over four seasons, batted .311 last year with 28 homers and 109 runs batted in as the team's designated hitter. He gets $500,000 this season, $2.5 million next year and $3.75 million in 2007. Cleveland has a $4.75-million option for 2008 with a $250,000 buyout.
June 2, 2007 |
A different city, venue and sport produced yet another memorable Cleveland victory over Detroit. David Dellucci singled home the winning run with two out to cap a five-run ninth off closer Todd Jones as the Indians rallied past the Tigers, 12-11, Friday night. One night after LeBron James single-handedly shot the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers to a double-overtime playoff victory over the Pistons at Auburn Hills, Mich., the Indians came through against one of the best closers in baseball.
May 24, 2005 |
Victor Martinez's sacrifice fly in the eighth inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night in a series opener between the American League Central rivals. There was barely a tight pitch or menacing glare between the clubs, who have been at odds the last few years. Before the four-game series began, Major League Baseball warned the teams to behave, sending a letter to both managers to keep their players in line.
May 18, 2004 |
Jacque Jones just wanted to advance the runner when he hit a tiebreaking, two-run home run in the ninth inning at Toronto. That shot lifted Minnesota to a 9-5 victory over the Blue Jays on Monday night. Lew Ford and Torii Hunter also homered for the Twins, who have won six of seven. After Hunter led off the ninth with a double, Jones hit a 1-and-1 pitch from Mike Nakamura (0-2). Jones' seventh homer gave the Twins a 7-5 lead. "I just wanted to get Torii over, to be honest," Jones said.
May 7, 2009 |
Cleveland 9, at Boston 2: Carl Pavano pitched his third strong game in three weeks, Victor Martinez homered and drove in four runs and the Indians ended the Red Sox's nine-game home winning streak. The right-hander gave up two runs in six innings and lowered his earned-run average to 6.61. It was 16.71 after his first two starts.