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By From Staff Reports | July 19, 1993
ALBANY, Ga. -- The Hagerstown Suns defeated the Albany (Ga.) Polecats, 7-2, in the opener of a four-game Single-A South Atlantic League series yesterday.The Suns (15-10) scored three runs in the first inning, two on a single by Angel Martinez. Hagerstown added four more in the fifth against the Orioles' Single-A affiliate Polecats (13-11).Each Hagerstown starter had at least one hit, led by Jose Herrera and Ricky Cradle, who each had two. The two hits by Herrera gives him 34 multi-hit games this season.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | August 4, 2005
Rick Serfas, a well-known Baltimore guitarist whose bands have been entertaining Mid-Atlantic blues aficionados for 30 years, died of oral cancer Sunday at his home in Herndon, Va. He was 49. Born Richard S. Serfas in Baltimore, he was raised on Bethnal Road in Yale Heights and graduated in 1973 from Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School. "He began playing guitar as a teenager in the basement of our home, and never had any formal training," said a sister, Lori F. Erickson of Pasadena.
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By From Staff Reports | July 21, 1993
ALBANY, Ga. -- Eric Chavez hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to help lead the Albany Polecats past the Hagerstown Suns, 8-3, in a South Atlantic League Single-A game last night.Chavez' 15th home run of the year broke a 1-1 tie to give the Polecats (14-12) a 3-1. Albany then went on to add five runs on four hits in the seventh inning to pull away.Mike Coolbaugh and Ricky Cradle each added home runs for the Suns (16-11).Matt Jarvis (10-6) pitched a complete game for the win. Trevor Mallory (6-7)
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March 11, 1998
Life on the pro tennis tour is a ball for 17-year-old Martina Hingis! She is the No. 1 women's tennis player in the world. Last year, she won three of the four Grand Slam tournaments.Martina was born in Czechoslovakia and she grew up in Switzerland. She played in her first tournament at age 5.Martina says the strongest part of her game is her mental toughness. "I never give up," she says. "I stay calm and use my head."Rescued by the Rain?The Polecats are playing the Bombers in baseball, by major- league rules.
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By From Staff Reports | July 22, 1993
ALBANY, Ga. -- Geno Delgado scored on a passed ball in the eighth inning, giving the Albany Polecats a 1-0 victory over the Hagerstown Suns last night in the South Atlantic League.Delgado led off the eighth with a single, went to second on a bunt, and got to third on a sacrifice fly. The next pitch got away from catcher Angel Martinez, allowing the only run to score.Polecats starter Jimmy Walker went six innings, allowing six hits with three walks and three strikeouts for the Orioles' Single-A affiliate.
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By From Staff Reports | August 12, 1995
HAGERSTOWN -- Jeff ladd singled to center field to score Anthony Sanders with two outs in the 110th inning, leading the Hagerstown Suns to a 3-2 victory over the Albany Polecats last night at Municipal Stadium.Brian Smith improved to 7-1 with 2 1/3 scoreless innings of relief work that extended his strek of innings without an unearned run to 39 1/3 .
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By From Staff Reports | April 10, 1993
HAGERSTOWN -- Jose Serra went 3-for-5 with an RBI and Roy Hodge went 3-for-3 with two runs scored as the Albany (Ga.) Polecats (1-1) defeated the Hagerstown Suns (1-1), 3-1, in a South Atlantic League game at Municipal Stadium yesterday.The Polecats, an Orioles affiliate, scored with two outs in the first inning when B. J. Waszgis doubled in Hodge. They extended the lead in the sixth when Waszgis again drove in Hodge, this time on a ground out.The Suns' only run came in the bottom of the sixth as Chris Harms grounded out to score Jose Herrera, who had doubled.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | September 21, 1995
The Single-A South Atlantic League is moving into Salisbury next season.Within the next few weeks, officials of Maryland Baseball Limited Partnership, Inc. will announce the purchase of the Albany (Ga.) Polecats and the franchise's relocation to the Eastern Shore.The sale of the club has been passed by the board of directors of the league and now requires only the approval of the baseball commissioner's office and the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues (minors)."We can't confirm this" until the final approvals are granted, said MBLP chief executive officer Peter Kirk.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | August 4, 2005
Rick Serfas, a well-known Baltimore guitarist whose bands have been entertaining Mid-Atlantic blues aficionados for 30 years, died of oral cancer Sunday at his home in Herndon, Va. He was 49. Born Richard S. Serfas in Baltimore, he was raised on Bethnal Road in Yale Heights and graduated in 1973 from Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School. "He began playing guitar as a teenager in the basement of our home, and never had any formal training," said a sister, Lori F. Erickson of Pasadena.
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March 11, 1998
Life on the pro tennis tour is a ball for 17-year-old Martina Hingis! She is the No. 1 women's tennis player in the world. Last year, she won three of the four Grand Slam tournaments.Martina was born in Czechoslovakia and she grew up in Switzerland. She played in her first tournament at age 5.Martina says the strongest part of her game is her mental toughness. "I never give up," she says. "I stay calm and use my head."Rescued by the Rain?The Polecats are playing the Bombers in baseball, by major- league rules.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | September 21, 1995
The Single-A South Atlantic League is moving into Salisbury next season.Within the next few weeks, officials of Maryland Baseball Limited Partnership, Inc. will announce the purchase of the Albany (Ga.) Polecats and the franchise's relocation to the Eastern Shore.The sale of the club has been passed by the board of directors of the league and now requires only the approval of the baseball commissioner's office and the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues (minors)."We can't confirm this" until the final approvals are granted, said MBLP chief executive officer Peter Kirk.
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August 12, 1995
HAGERSTOWN -- Jeff Ladd singled to score Anthony Sanders with two out in the 10th inning, leading Hagerstown over Albany in a Single-A South Atlantic League game.Brian Smith improved to 7-1 with 2 1/3 scoreless innings of relief, extending his streak of innings without an unearned run to 39 1/3 . His minor-league-leading ERA dropped to 0.98.
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By From Staff Reports | August 12, 1995
HAGERSTOWN -- Jeff ladd singled to center field to score Anthony Sanders with two outs in the 110th inning, leading the Hagerstown Suns to a 3-2 victory over the Albany Polecats last night at Municipal Stadium.Brian Smith improved to 7-1 with 2 1/3 scoreless innings of relief work that extended his strek of innings without an unearned run to 39 1/3 .
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,Sun Staff Writer | July 13, 1994
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The opportunities have arisen, but Sherman Obando has not received the call.While the Orioles have summoned outfielders Damon Buford, Mark Smith and Bruce Dostal from the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings at various times, Obando has quietly gone about the business of pounding the baseball.Obando, a Rule V draft choice from the New York Yankees before last season, batted .272 in 92 at-bats with the Orioles in 1993, during which they were required to keep him in the major leagues.
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By From Staff Reports | July 22, 1993
ALBANY, Ga. -- Geno Delgado scored on a passed ball in the eighth inning, giving the Albany Polecats a 1-0 victory over the Hagerstown Suns last night in the South Atlantic League.Delgado led off the eighth with a single, went to second on a bunt, and got to third on a sacrifice fly. The next pitch got away from catcher Angel Martinez, allowing the only run to score.Polecats starter Jimmy Walker went six innings, allowing six hits with three walks and three strikeouts for the Orioles' Single-A affiliate.
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By From Staff Reports | July 21, 1993
ALBANY, Ga. -- Eric Chavez hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to help lead the Albany Polecats past the Hagerstown Suns, 8-3, in a South Atlantic League Single-A game last night.Chavez' 15th home run of the year broke a 1-1 tie to give the Polecats (14-12) a 3-1. Albany then went on to add five runs on four hits in the seventh inning to pull away.Mike Coolbaugh and Ricky Cradle each added home runs for the Suns (16-11).Matt Jarvis (10-6) pitched a complete game for the win. Trevor Mallory (6-7)
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By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,Staff Writer | September 29, 1992
Hoiles' next cut to be with a scalpel, not batCatcher to undergo surgery for wristCatcher Chris Hoiles will undergo surgery a week from today to repair his right wrist, which apparently did not heal properly after he fractured it June 21.Hoiles, who missed two months of the season after he was hit on the wrist by a pitch from then-New York Yankees right-hander Tim Leary, will be available to play during the final six games of the season, but it is unlikely...
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,Sun Staff Writer | July 13, 1994
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The opportunities have arisen, but Sherman Obando has not received the call.While the Orioles have summoned outfielders Damon Buford, Mark Smith and Bruce Dostal from the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings at various times, Obando has quietly gone about the business of pounding the baseball.Obando, a Rule V draft choice from the New York Yankees before last season, batted .272 in 92 at-bats with the Orioles in 1993, during which they were required to keep him in the major leagues.
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By From Staff Reports | April 10, 1993
HAGERSTOWN -- Jose Serra went 3-for-5 with an RBI and Roy Hodge went 3-for-3 with two runs scored as the Albany (Ga.) Polecats (1-1) defeated the Hagerstown Suns (1-1), 3-1, in a South Atlantic League game at Municipal Stadium yesterday.The Polecats, an Orioles affiliate, scored with two outs in the first inning when B. J. Waszgis doubled in Hodge. They extended the lead in the sixth when Waszgis again drove in Hodge, this time on a ground out.The Suns' only run came in the bottom of the sixth as Chris Harms grounded out to score Jose Herrera, who had doubled.
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