By David Willauer
June 16, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Here are this week's top headlines for East County alumni in baseball.
Grossmont High alum Ben Brault started for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he pitched 6.1 innings and gave up five hits, two runs (two earned), three walks and struck out five as the Bucs fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2.
Two East County ballplayers made headlines in San Diego as West Hills alum Steven Strasburg improves his record at 7-3 for the Washington Nationals as he pitched seven innings and gave up six hits, one run (one earned) and struck out six. Former Vahalla Norseman Greg Garcia went 1 for 4 with a single.