Baseball* 10-11 -- Josh Sullivan of the Howard County...


June 13, 1993|By Rich Scherr


* 10-11 -- Josh Sullivan of the Howard County Youth Program Minor League Dodgers played key roles on the mound and at bat last week in leading his team to an 11-9 win over the Padres.

On the hill, Sullivan dominated, striking out seven. He also

helped his own cause by collecting three hits.

Other key performers for the Dodgers were Chad Haneschlager with a single, double and two RBI, Joey Hamilton with two triples and infielders Phil Boccozzi and Shawn Martin with excellent defense.

John Zabel, John Goldsmith and David Masenesoni played well for the Padres.

Elsewhere, Mike Blum and Matt Land combined for five hits, and each pitched three solid innings as the Reds defeated the Indians, 6-2.

Catcher Joey Tortella also contributed, going 2-for-3 and making a key putout at the plate. Jason Peay hit a bases-empty home run for the Twins, and starter Brian O'Conner hurled two scoreless innings.

In the other game, Chris Rohrback had a single, double and triple to lead Dr. Lawrence Silverberg's White Sox over the Twins, 8-7.

Ryan Lockett had two hits, and Paul Llano and Justin Grugeon had one each for the victors. Evan Casey and Bob Kennedy led the Twins' hitting attack, Jonathon Gordon pitched well and left fielder Chris Kafer made a great running catch.

* 9-10 -- The Reds of the Howard County Youth Program International League showed off their potent offense in two recent wins.

The Reds defeated the Cardinals, 25-7, and the Indians, 19-11.

Against the Cardinals, Jonathan Surgen led the way with two hits, including a bases-loaded triple. Ryan Schob also had a key hit and Nick Ventura and Billy Brudis handled the pitching chores.

4 David Freund had two hits to lead the Cardinals.

The offensive surge continued last week, as Nick Hoffner and Jay Beck had three hits each.

The Reds' Travis Hook had two hits.

Three other recent games were also one-sided, as the Rangers beat the Angels, 17-4; the Bumble Bee Seafood Dodgers defeated the Padres, 10-2; and the Expos topped the Red Sox, 15-5.

Daniel Partyka and Danny Mellendick were the hitting heroes for the Rangers, each going 3-for-3 with a walk. Kyle Hnilicka, Jason Benson and Tom Phelan also played well for the victors, who scored at least one run in every inning, including seven in the fifth.

David Horowitz, Ken Norden and A. J. Berens paced the Angels' offense.

Charlie Taylor, Dave Rahl and Dave Bower paced the Dodgers to their win with strong hitting, but their pitching was equally strong.

Marc Morgan and Ryan Worsham combined to strike out 15 Padres en route to the win.

Nick Sterne had two hits for the Padres, who also got good games out of J. T. Burke, Anthony McPhail and Anthony Rosato.

Two home runs -- including a grand slam -- by Paul Krausman paced the Expos to their lopsided win. Pitcher Nick Kelley also contributed with three hits, including a home run, and five RBI.

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