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Personnel moves in Stockton, Yakima

Taylor McCarthy is the new Director of Marketing for the Stockton Ports (High Class A; California League), while Noel Zanchelli is the first Director of Operations for the new Yakima team in the summer-collegiate West Coast League. LLC President Pat Filippone made the announcement about McCarthy. “We are excited for Taylor to join our front […]

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Wilson steps down as WCL prez

Ken Wilson has stepped down as president of the summer-collegiate West Coast League, but will remain with the circuit as a consultant through the end of the season. According to a published report. current WCL Vice President Eddie Poplawski will run the league on a daily basis until a successor is announced. Under Wilson, the […]

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Medford takes initial steps toward WCL team

A summer-collegiate West Coast League team could set up shop in uncompleted Harry & David Field if Medford (Ore.) city officials agree to a lease. Reps from the league, the potential ownership group (Consolidated Sports Holdings International, led by Gary Gelinas, an experienced minor-league-hockey operator) and the Medford Youth Baseball Society announced the plan yesterday. Harry & David Field […]

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Yakima Bears to Portland area

The greater Portland area won’t go without baseball for too long, as the Yakima Bears (short season; Northwest League) and Clark County announced a plan to bring the team to a Vancouver, Washington ballpark as soon as 2012. It’s no secret multiple teams and leagues were trying to figure out a way to get into […]

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