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Paints Sign Miami Infielder Billy Kopicki

March 5, 2020 - Prospect League (Prospect) - Chillicothe Paints News Release

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - The Chillicothe Paints, presented by Adena Health System, signed infielder Billy Kopicki for the 2020 season, which begins Thursday, May 28.

Kopicki is a 6-foot, 180-pound, freshman at Miami University and has already played in half of the RedHawks' 10 games so far this season.

A Grosse Pointe, Mich. native, Kopicki was a four-year letterwinner at University Liggett School and was named First-Team All-State and to the Michigan Dream Team as a senior in 2019. Kopicki hit .411 that season with 15 doubles, while also maintaining a 1.71 ERA on the mound. His efforts helped his team to the 2016 and 2019 Division III Baseball State Championship.

Kopicki joins Benji Brokemond as the second Miami University player on the Paints' 2020 roster.

The defending Prospect League Champion Chillicothe Paints open the 2020 season at home at VA Memorial Stadium Thursday, May 28, against the Champion City Kings at 7:05 p.m. In addition to $1 draft beer for "Thirsty Thursday", there will be a postgame FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA by 94 Country. Information regarding tickets, group outings, sponsorship opportunities and more is available by calling (740) 773-TEAM or by visiting the Paints Office and Gift Shop at 11 East 2nd Street in downtown Chillicothe.

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