By David Willauer
June 30, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Here arethis week's top sports highlights from East County alumni.
Grossmont High product Ben Brault started on the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he pitched five innings and gave up six hits, three runs, (three earned), three walks and four strikeout and went 1 for 1 with a single, one, RBI and one run scored as the Pirates defeated the San Diego Padres by a 11-10 score.
Granite Hills Eagles product Travis Taijeron went 2 for 3 with a single along with a solo homer for the Syracuse Mets as they were defeated 5-1 by the Gwinnett Stripers.
Travis Taijeron made an appearance as a pinch hitter for the Syracuse Mets as he went 1 for 1 with a single as they defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 3-2.
Valhalla Norseman product Greg Garcia went 2 for 4 with a two-run homer along with a single and two RBIs for the San Diego Padres as they defeated the Baltimore Orioles 10-5
Grossmont's Joe Musgrove improves his record to 6-7 on the season as he pitched six innings, gave up nine hits and five strikeouts for the Pittsburgh Pirates as they defeated the Houston Astros 10-0.