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#29 Daryle Ward -

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: 1B
: Huntington Beach , California
/:  L/L
: 6-2
: 240 lbs

Career Notes:  Has appeared in 11 Major League post-season games with Houston and the Cubs...Has four hits in 14 post-season at bats, including two home runs...Put the Astros ahead against Greg Maddux as Houston beat the Braves in Game One of the NLDS, October 5, 1999...Also homered off John Burkett as a pinch hitter in Game Three in 2001...Also had a pinch hit, two-run double off Arizona’s Juan Cruz in 2007...Went 8-for-13 with four doubles, a homer and eight RBI...Hit a grand slam off Pittsburgh’s Kip Wells, July 6, 2002...During regular season play, has the most homers (3) off Javier Vasquez and Curt Schilling...Father, Gary, played in the Major Leagues as well, mostly with Minnesota...Had a career average of .276 with 130 home runs...Had his best season in 1982 with 28 homers and 91 RBI for the Twins.

 

In the Atlantic League:  Represented Newark in the 2010 Atlantic League All-Star Game...Hit a grand slam in the top of the ninth at Clipper Magazine Stadium, July 27, 2010, but Lancaster responded and won the game, 12-11, in the bottom of the inning...Homered each of the next two nights as well...Did not homer after August 6 that season...That was a walkoff grand slam against Somerset.