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Sarnia adds four arms for nationals

The Sarnia Braves, fresh off their Elimination win last weekend, have started their preparations for the nationals by adding four pick-ups to help bolster their roster. The Braves have added RHPs Jack Zimmerman of the Windsor Stars, Kyle Breitner of the Tecumseh Thunder, Tomas Rincon of the Mississauga Southwest Twins and LHP Taylor Pappin also of the Thunder.

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UBC's culture continues to expand, hosting two clubs from Japan, plus Sac State

“Three bases, a bat and a glove, all put together on the sun-soaked field of Nat Bailey Stadium. On any normal summer day, one would expect to find the Vancouver Canadians in short-season MiLB Single-A action, however, this was not one of those days. The bases were still there, the gloves too and the bats were still being swung. But not by professionals. No, it was the UBC Thunderbirds’ special day at The Nat as they welcomed the University of Tokyo to East Vancouver’s treasure for the first-ever game in the Collegiate Baseball Classic. The 2019 tournament organized by the Thunderbirds is an invitational summer series of games.”

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Rattai moves to front office with the Mavs

Medicine Hat, Alta., native Nolan Rattai’s calm, businesslike demeanour was the perfect yin to some of the Medicine Hat Mavericks’ more extroverted yang teammates over the years. He hopes he can keep getting it done for the team even though his playing days are over. Rattai has signed on to be the Mavs’ assistant general manager for next season, following three standout seasons as the day-in, day-out second baseman.

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