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Barnstormers Ink Pair of Newcomers

February 9, 2016 - Left-handed pitcher Jason Stevenson and catcher Chase Patterson have been signed to 2016 contracts, it was announced today by Lancaster Barnstormers manager Butch Hobson. Stevenson, 34, signed with the Montreal Expos in 2001 and pitched in their organization through the 2005 season, including spending two seasons with Class AA Harrisburg. He retired following his 2005 season in the Washington Nationals organization and sat out for five seasons. He then returned to pitch in the Golden League for the Chico Outlaws in 2011. ... Full Story

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Bluefish Ink Lefty Patterson

February 9, 2016 - (Bridgeport, Conn.) - The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the signing of pitcher Jimmy Patterson. "We loved having Jimmy as a member of our pitching staff last season," says Bluefish Manager Luis Rodriguez. "He is a talented pitcher and has so much drive and passion for the game, which is something that is really valuable for the entire team." Jimmy Patterson returns to Bridgeport for his second season in the Atlantic League and seventh of professional baseball. Last year with the Bluefish, the left-hander made 14 ... Full Story

Somerset Patriots Sign Left-Handed Pitcher Matt Bywater

February 9, 2016 - Bridgewater, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Matt Bywater. He enters his first season both with the Somerset Patriots and in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. "I'm extremely excited to get to Somerset and start playing again," Bywater said. "Hopefully we will be able to repeat as champions this year." The southpaw began last year with the Southern Illinois Miners of the Frontier League, posting an 8-4 record with a 2.36 ERA (fifth best in the league), three comp... Full Story

Skeeters Announce First Player Signings of 2016 Season

February 8, 2016 - SUGAR LAND, TX - The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that the club have added catcher Travis Scott and second baseman/outfielder Jeff Dominguez. In addition to their roles on the field, the two will also be part of the Skeeters coaching staff, joining former Major Leaguer and current Skeeters Manager Gary Gaetti and pitching coach Jeff Scott. Scott, 30, returns to the Skeeters for his fourth-straight season and brings ten seasons of professional baseball playing experience to his new position as a player coach. Last y... Full Story

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