(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1. In his last three games, Adrian Tovalin hit six home runs and drove in 15 runs for the APU Cougars. APU is 15-3 in their first 18 games of the season.
2. Former West Covina Bulldog and current Washington Husky Sydney Jones was carted off the field with a leg injury at Huskies pro day. Jones was projected to be a first round pick at defensive back.
3. Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched two innings and gave up one hit while striking out two in his Cactus League debut for the Dodgers.
4. Darius Mason’s 21 points and 10 rebounds in the regional quarterfinals of the CIF Division II State Basketball Championships.
5. Junior pitcher Danielle Ruiz is 2-1 with and ERA of 2.42 and 21 strikeouts for the 3-1 South El Monte Lady Eagles.
6. Former Dodger shortstop Mariano Duncan and San Francisco Giant first baseman Will Clark share a birthday today. Duncan turns 54 and Clark 53.
7. Monrovia’s Patrick Goebel is 3-0 in his first three games with 22 strikeouts and an ERA of 0.00.
8. On this day in 1960 the Chicago Cardinals moved to St. Louis.
9. Julius Peppers leaves Green Bay and returns the the Carolina Panthers and signs a one-year $3.5 million dollar deal.
10. “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.” Tommy Lasorda