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Stallions lose despite pitcher’s best efforts

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webmaster | 04/04/13

Madera South Stallion pitcher J.J. Saavedra did what he could to get his team a victory Wednesday against the Sanger Apaches at Mel Parker Field.

Saavedra tossed six innings of four-hit ball. He struck out four and allowed two runs, one unearned.

“J.J. has stepped up to be a leader by example on this team,” head coach John Fernandez said. “I couldn’t be more proud of that young man with his performance. We had some issues with tardiness this week, which propelled J.J. into a starting role. He did a fantastic job. He’s found a big role with us.”

However, while Saavedra and relief pitcher Sal Martinez allowed just four Sanger hits, Sanger pitcher Joshua Montelongo also allowed four hits with six strikeouts in a complete game...


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