The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California on April 17, 1991 · Page 80
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SPIRIT PLAYERS Valley Scene WEDNESDAY. April 17, 1991 E13 Bobby Magallanes Nickname: Mags. Position: Third base. Ht: 6-0 Wt 195. Bala: Right. Throws: Right. Born: Aug. 18. 1969. Los Angeles. Hometown: Downey High school highlights: Graduated Bell High School in 1987. All-City and All-League selection College highlights: Graduated with business degree from Cerritos College in May. 1989 All-Conference. All-State and All-America in baseball. Professional highlights: Selected by Seatle in 50th round ol June 1989 draft Started first season as shortstop for Spirit in 1990 He hit 187 and three homers in 56 games Finished season at Beltingham. Wash . of the Northwest League, where he hit .191 in 46 games. Personal: Single. Hobbies include golf and listening to music. Favorite movie is "Top Gun " Favorite TV show is ESPN Sports-Center Brother Ever plays in the Indians organization. Professional highlights: Selected by Seattle in 17th round of 1987 Hit 265 with 40 steals at Bellingham. Wash., of the Northwest League in 1988 Hit 260 with 49 steals at Wausau. Wise., of the Midwest League in 1989 Spent 1990 season with Spirit. Led California League with 80 steals. Scored 92 runs hitting 236 with 63 walks Personal: Enoys horse racing Favorite player is Rickey Henderson. Dave McDonald Name: David James McDonald Position: Pitcher. Ht: 6-4 Wt: 225 Bats: Left Throws: Left. Bom: March 16. 1968. Revere. Mass Hometown: Salem. Mass High school highlights: Graduated Salem High School in 1986 Played basketball, baseball and soccer 3 years. Led state in ERA senior season College highlights: Attended Brandeis University from 1986-1990 Lead New England in ERA freshman and tumor years Started on basketball team as Ireshman. Professional highlights: Selected in 29th round by Seattle in June 1990 draft After posting 1 13 ERA at Bellingham. Wash . ol the Northwest League, earned move to San Bernardino Went 0-0 in 9 relief appearances with the Spirit. Struck out 10 in 14 innings. Personal: Engaged Favorite movie is "Silence of the Lambs " Favorite TV show is "Cheers." Favorite book is "Catcher in the Rye " Likes to listen to U2. region. Professions; highlights: First-round selection ol Seattle in the June 1990 draft Sixth player taken overall Began pro career with the Mariners' rookie club in Tempe of the Arizona League Hit 313 playing in 51 games at first base and the outfield Had 34 runs. 60 hits. 13 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 38 RBI. Tow Maynard Name: Ellerton Maynard. Position: Outfield. HttS-8 Wt: 160 Bats: Right Throws: Right. Bom: Feb 23. 1966. St. Croix. Virgin Islands. Hometown: North Miami Beach. Fla High school highlights: Graduated from Seventh Day Ad-ventist High School in 1983. College highlights: Attended Miami Dade New World Center Junior College. Set single-season adn career stolen base marks. Had 106 steals in two years. MarcNewfield Name: Marc Alexander New-field. Position: Lett teild. Ht:6-4 Wt210. Bats: Right. Throws: Right. Bom: Oct. 19. 1972. Sacramento. Hometown: Huntington Beach. High school highlights: Graduated from Manna High School in 1990 Led Marina to the 1990 CIF 5A Southern Section Championship by batting .467 with six homers and 20 RBI in 31 games Was named Gatorade's Player of the Year in the Pacific Antonio Pena Name: Antonio Pena. Position: Pitcher. i 6-3 Wt210. Bats: Right. Throws: Right. Bom: May 10. 1970. Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic. Hometown: Santo Dominog. Dominican Republic. Professional highlights: Signed as non-dralted Iree agent on May 24. 1988 by Mariners scout Ramon de los Santos. Is a product of the Mariners Dominican Summer League in San Cristobal. Sent to the co-op team in Bend. Ore., on July 28. 1990 Went 2-2 with 2.77 ERA for the Northwest League team. Pitched in 8 games, starting six Struck out 23 and walked 17 in 39 innings. Before going to Bend, played tor the Mariners rookie club in Tempe of the Arizona League. Went 2-1 with 2 88 ERA in five starts at Tempe in 1990 Stuck out 24 in 25 innings while walking 13. In 1989 in Tempe. went 4-5 with 4 61 ERA in 1 1 starts. Stuck out 54 andwalked 15in56Va innings. Personal: Single Enjoys lislening to dance music. lingham of the Northwest League in 1988 and 1989 Led club in RBI (35) and finished second in hits (59) and homers (six) in 1988 Paced Bellingham with eight homers and 36 RBI while hitting 257 in 1969 Played lor Spirit last season, hitting .295 iwth five homers and 28 RBI in 207 al-bats. Personal: Enjoys golf. Favorite movie is "9 'a Weeks." Favorite TV show is "Married. ..With Children." Favorite player is Eric Davis. Scotty Pitcher Name: Scott Lewis Pitcher. Nickname: Pitch. Position: Pitcher. Hto-1 Wt187. Bats: Right Throws: Right. Bom: March 29. 1968. Lakeland. Fla Hometown: Tampa. Fla. High school highlights: Graduated from Hillsborough High School in 1986 College highlights: Attended Hillsborough College, where he once pitched 20 innings of a 32-inning game and received the win Professional highlights: Se lected by Seattle in 34th round of June 1987 draft. Began pro career with Bellingham. Wash., ol the Northwest League in 1968 In 1989 threw for Wausau. Wise., ol the Midwest League. Spent 1990 summer in San Bernardino. Went 3-1 with 5.04 ERA in 36 games. Started seven games and saved three. Struck out 66 in 75 innings. Personal: Likes to catch and sell reptiles during offseason. with San Jacinto in 1966. Professional highlights: Began pro career with Bellingham, Wash., of the Northwest League in 1989 Pitched four hitless innings of reliel to earn first professional win on June 28. 1989 at Bend. Ore. Went 4-1 at Bellingham with 1 02 ERA in 16 relief appearances. Struck out 40 batters in 35 Va innings. Greg Pirfcl Name: Gregory Daniel Pirkl. Nickname: Pirks. PoeWon: Catcher. Ht: 6-5 Wt 225. Bats: Right. Throws: Right. Bom: Aug. 7, 1970. Long Beach. Hometown: Los Alamttos. High school highlights: Graduated from Los Alamitos High School in 1968. Named All-CIF and MVP of the Empire League as senior. Also named Player of the Year in Orange County. Professional highlights: Selected in 2nd round of June 1 988 draft by Seattle. Played in Bel JoseRivas Name: Jose Oscar Rivas. Position: Pitcher. I 5-9. Wt 175. Bats: Left. Throws: Left. Bom: Oct 21. 1967. Edinberg. Texas. Hometown: Houston. High school highlights: Graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1966. Was three-time All-District selection and a two-time MVP. College highlights: Attended San Jacinto Junior College and Arizona State University. Played in JUCO World Series Ruben Santana Name: Ruben Cruz Santana. Position: Infield. Ht6-2.Wt175. Bala: Right. Throws: Right Bom: March 7. 1970, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Professional highlights: Signed as a free agent on July 8. 1989 by Mariners scout Ramon de los Santos. Origianally signed with Chicago Cubs organization on Aug. 14. 1987. Joined the Mariners San Cristobal club in the Dominican Summer League in 1989. Played Atlantic League in 1988 Hit .036 in with a .394 batting average, going 52-for-132. Played 1990 season al Peninsula of the Carolina League Hit .237 in 108 games and 379 al-bats Finished second in Carolina League with 40 stolen bases. Delvin Thomas Name: Delvin Lee Thomas. Nickname: Twin. Poeltfon: Second base. HtS-10 Wt17B. Bats: Right. Throws: Right. Bom: Nov. 9. 1969. Houston. Hometown: Houston. High school highlights: Graduated Smiley High School in 1988. was All-Greater Houston selection as quarterback in football and shortstop in baseball. Also was vice-president of high school and member of National Honor Society. Professional highlights: Selected in 18th round ol June 1988 draft. In 1968 led Peoria (rookie) club of Ihe Arizona League in runs (25) in 1988. Played again in the Arizona League in 1989 season and finished at Wausau. Wise., of the Midwest League. Professional highlights: Giants organization as tree as free agent in February. Derrick Young Name: Derrick Joel Young. Nickname: O.J. Position: Outfield. Ht6-1 Wt205. Bats: Right. Throws: Right. Bom: April 10. 1968. Seattle. Hometown: Seattle. High school highlights: Graduated Ingraham High School in 1966. College highlights: Attended Edmonds College in 1987. Hit .415 with 25 RBI in 15 games. Professional highlights: Selected by Seattle from the New York Mets organization. at Charleston, W.V., of the South 13 games. Jesus Tavarez Name: Jesus Ralael Tavarez. Position: Outfield. HcM Wt170. Bala: Right. Throws: Right. Born: March 26. 1971. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Professional highlights: Signed as non-dratted tree agent on June 8. 1989 by Mariners scout Ramon de los zVan-tos. In 1989 played with the Mariners San Cristobal club in the Dominican Republic. Led the Dominican Summer League Sam Vranjes Name: Sam Steven Vranjes. Position: Catcher. Ht6-2 Wt215 Bats: Right Throws: Right Bom: Dec. 26. 1967. Glen-dale Hometown: Glendale High school highlights: Graduated St. Francis in 1986 Selected to All-League team twice. All-CIF once. College highlights: Graduated Uni-'ersity of Southern California in December. 1990. Played on varsity lour years. Three-time Scholar Athlete Award recipient. : Originally signed with San Francisco agent in June 1990. Acquired by Seattle

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