David Willauer-Contributing Writer….. Former LaCosta Canyon High Maverick Mickey Moniak went 1 for 2 with a triple and an rbi to pace the Lakewood Blue Claws to a 2-0 game in a 6 inning short rained game.
North County MLB Highlights
Former Vista High product Trevor Cahill was traded to the Kansas City Royals along with Trevor Bucher and Brandon Maurer for Matt Strahm. The Padres got in return Matt Strahm, Travis Wood and minor leaguer Estury Ruiz.
Former Palomar Comet James Hoyt made an appearance in relief for the Houston Astros against the Philadelphia Phillies and won by a 13-4 score. Hoyt pitched 2 innings gave up 3 hits 1 walk and recorded 2 strikeouts.
In a ESPN National telecast, 2 local athletes made appearances 1 on the mound and the other behind the plate. Former Fallbrook High product Mike Leake won for the St. Louis Cardinals as he improves to 7-8 after some struggling losses as he pitched 7 innings gave up 4 hits and recorded 6 strikeouts as the Cards defeated the Colorado Rockies by a 8-2 score. For the Rockies, former Rancho Buena Vista and Palomar Comet Tony Wolters went 0 for 3 with 2 strikeouts and 1 walk and scored one run.
Former Palomar Comet Nick Vincent made an appearance in relief for the Seattle Mariners as they defeated the Boston Red Sox by a 4-0 score. Vincent pitched 1 inning.
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