JETHAWKS TIE TEAM RECORD AS LOSING STREAK HITS 10 : R. CUCAMONGA 9, JETHAWKS 6.Byline: Chris Cocoles Daily News Staff Writer
Their opponent was playing for a first-half South Division championship.
The JetHawks were seeking a more modest prize. A victory, something that had eluded them the previous nine games. The JetHawks came up empty again Monday night, a 9-6 loss to the visiting Rancho Cucamonga Quakes The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes are a minor league baseball team in Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA. They are a "high-A" class team in the California League, and have been a farm team of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim since 2001. that matched a franchise record of 10 consecutive defeats.
The Quakes, entering play tied for the South Division lead in the final week of the first half, certainly had more at stake than the JetHawks (20-44), 16 games behind In sports, the phrase games behind, often abbreviated as GB in tables, is a common way to reflect the gap between a leading team and another team in a sports league, conference, or division. the leaders.
Now, with the losing streak climbing into double digits Double Digits was a pricing game on the American television game show, The Price Is Right. Played from April 20, 1973 through May 18, 1973's show, it was played for a car and used small prizes. , the JetHawks welcome another team with playoff aspirations when the San Bernardino Stampede, the division co-leader, arrives for a three-game series beginning tonight.
The JetHawks made the Quakes nervous with a comeback in the middle innings that cut a six-run deficit to 8-6 in the fifth following a Greg Connors two-run homer.
But Rancho Cucamonga's bullpen, sporting an ERA of 0.65 during a 12-1 June, sabotaged any hopes of the JetHawks erasing their June swoon with four near-perfect innings.
Thousand Oaks resident Andy Wilson had three singles and Kevin Eberwein, a .213 hitter, feasted on JetHawks pitching with three doubles and a single as Rancho Cucamonga (37-27) kept pace with San Bernardino.
Roster move: The JetHawks are expected to receive pitcher Jose Klepaski, listed as a 21-year-old Cuban defector, today from extended spring training.
Today's matchup: The JetHawks send right-hander Greg Wooten (0-0, 1.80) to the mound against Stampede left-hander Randy Dorame (6-2, 1.79) in the 7:15 p.m. start.
Two local minor-league products were named to the USA Baseball 1999 Pan American Games Pan American (Sports) Games
Quadrennial sports festival. The games, conceived in 1940 as an event for the nations of the Western Hemisphere, were first held in 1951. team: Triple-A Memphis second baseman Adam Kennedy (Cal State Northridge) and Triple-A Norfolk pitcher Derek Wallace (Chatsworth High). Kennedy, who is making a bid for a call-up to the St. Louis Cardinals For the National Football League team that played in St. Louis from 1960 to 1987, see .
The St. Louis Cardinals (also referred to as "the Cards" or "the Redbirds") are a professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri. , is batting .306 with eight homers and 32 RBI RBI
runs batted in
Noun 1. rbi - a run that is the result of the batter's performance; "he had more than 100 rbi last season"
run batted in . However, he was placed on the disabled list on June 9 due to a foot injury. Wallace, a right-handed reliever, has three saves and a 2-3 record to go along with a 4.37 ERA.
Roster move: The Charleston (W.V.) Alley Cats of the Single-A South Atlantic League The South Atlantic League, or "Sally League," is a minor league baseball league which operates mostly in the southeastern United States, although it now has teams in New Jersey and Ohio. activated Jeremy Freitas (USC An abbreviation for U.S. Code. ) from the disabled list Monday. Freitas is hitting .287 with five homers and 22 RBI.
Sunday's top performers: David Glick (Palmdale-AVC) tossed two scoreless innings for Single-A Kissimmee. . . . Chad Moeller (USC) had two hits for Double-A New Britain. . . . Tim Carr (Westlake) threw a scoreless inning of relief for Single-A Columbia.
- Chris Cocoles
BOX: MINOR-LEAGUE REPORT (see text)