May 1, 2007 > Mission San Jose Little League
Mission San Jose Little League
Week ending April 21, 2007, selected highlights
Mariners 5, Angels 0
Mariners pitcher Kenny Jacoby crafted a gem of a performance by no-hitting the Angels 5-0, in a seven-strikeout performance. Jacoby also helped his own cause with a triple and got offensive support from Adam Curtis, who singled twice, and Kevin Finch, Andrew Chang and Guhan Sundar, each contributing singles.
Mariners 13, Angels 3
In a game against the Angels, Mariners' bats came alive with a 13-3 victory. Curtis tripled, doubled and singled, Chang doubled and singled twice, Finch doubled and a singled, and Sundar and Johnny Leinweber both doubled.
Yankees 4, Braves 2
Brandon Fuhs crushed a homer and an RBI single to help the Yankees hand the Braves their first defeat, 4-2. Brandon Wong singled twice and pitched well, Arjun Sarkar singled and Chandler Witham played solid defense. For the Braves, Reid Marion doubled and Scott Havard, Mark Andresen, Ryan Mark and Mark Ruppert added singles.
Braves 3, Yankees 0
Another game involving the Yankees and Braves saw the Braves rebound to shut out the Yankees 3-0 behind Havard's homer, double and 10-strikeout pitching. Wyatt Ott and Marion singled, Ruppert made two stellar outfield catches and James Gaffey fired a throw to second base to catch a runner attempting to steal. The Yankees got a complete-game, 10-strikeout effort from Brandon Facha, aided by Vineet Jain's tough catch of a fly ball to left field.
Giants 4, A's 1
Jeff Chu and Matt Eike stymied the A's with a two-hit, 14-strikeout performance in the Giants' 4-1 win. Stuart Rosete singled twice and drove in a pair of runs, Chu doubled to the fence and Eike, Austin King and Akshay Agharkar each singled. Agharkar led the defense playing both catcher and shortstop. For the A's, Brian Zucker struck out six, and Charles Guan struck out all three batters he faced in the fifth. Guan also singled and walked, while Cal Tarbert doubled. Brandon Au doubled and scored the only A's run.
Giants 3, A's 2
A second match-up between the two teams saw the Giants survive 3-2 after the A's rallied with sixth-inning hits from Jay Shah, Dylan King, Eric Gonzalez and Andrew Scott. Zucker tripled for the A's, while Shah struck out six and allowed only one run in four innings. For the Giants, A.J. Singh legged out an infield hit, Chu went 3 for 3 with a triple and two doubles and Eike doubled and singled. Chu, Stuart Rosete and Eike combined for 15 strikeouts.
White Sox 18, Braves 2
Michael Lin pounded a pair of singles, a double and scored three runs as the White Sox rolled past the Braves 18-2. Patrick Zhu contributed a double, two singles and a pair of runs, while Jagvir Tamber scored three times. Jonathan Anderson drove in two runs, and Gabriel Francisco pitched three scoreless innings with six strikeouts.
Devil Rays 8, A's 3
The first-place Devil Rays topped the A's 8-3 behind Riyaz Merchant's timely double. Outstanding hitting from Michael Brazil, Karthik Kribakaran and Jason Kinner aided the Devil Rays while Sean Wolnick played fine defense at first base. For the A's, Julian Tuminaro laid down a perfect bunt and later scored while Cade Nauman's hit to right center field brought home Jordan Terbeek who had singled.
First baseman Hannah Dang's defense led the Dodgers in their first match up with the Royals this season. Cyle Glidewell hit powerful drives to right and center fields for the Dodgers and Joshua Scheel anchored the defense in left field. Steadman Findlay's fielding gem on a grounder in the third inning was one of the game's highlights.
Top Farm players
Angels: Vincent Chiant, Eric Jair, Jeremy Lin, Justin Lu, Hannah Scherer; A's: Jason Pate; Christopher Stoneking; Haotian Ye; Kevin Zhangxu; Tanish Ambulkar; Cardinals: Cindy Hsiao, Joshua Kingsley, Andrew Leung, Shivam Parikh, Joseph Rodriguez; Cubs: Maxwell Mei, Junaid Mohamed, Georgia Pope, Nishir Shelat, Rohan Sheth; Giants: Wajih Kazmi, Emily Lai, Jamie Liao, Toriana Shaffer, Marie Stoops; White Sox: Esteban Kovacs, Harshith Kotni, Jonathan Luo, Chandan Reddy, Vijay Srinivasan; Yankees: Connor Sayle, Nikit Shingari, Jason Tan, Gabriel Thomson, Shrey Vasavada.
Top T-ball players
Angels: Shayne Bhatia, Jeanine Vanek, Avantae Spikener, Nadia Gheorghiu; A's: Matthew Sugden; Caleb Loth; Tarek Boudames; Arman Hyder; Braves: Benjamin Hansen, Ninit Majmudar, Vinay Dharasker, Nathan Yee; Cubs: Anish Cherwoo, Jameel Shivji, Sohum Desai; Giants: Arun Balaji, Jack Wang, Ashish Ramesh; Yankees: Aayush Bajpai, Kyle Leon, Ethan Tse.