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OSC Original by Dan Krieger
October 19, 2020 - BASEBALL Frontier League: The independent Frontier League's new Ottawa (Ontario) team, which will start play in the 2021 season, announced a name-the-team contest with suggestions open until October 28, 2020. This team will replace the city's most recent team called the Ottawa Champions that played five seasons (2015-19) in the independent Can-Am League, which was merged into the Frontier League after the 2019 season. Prospect League: The summer-collegiate Prospect League's expansion team to be based in Johnstown (P... Full Story

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State College Native Spencer Bivens Inks Deal for 2021

October 13, 2020 - WASHINGTON, Pa. - The Wild Things have added another pitcher to the 2021 roster, as today the team announced the acquisition of State College, Pennsylvania native Spencer Bivens. Bivens becomes the second pitcher announced to next year's roster. The right hander pitched for the Steel City Slammin' Sammies during pod play at Wild Things Park this past summer. In six games, three of which were starts for the Slammin' Sammies, Bivens logged a 3.74 ERA and was 3-2 across 21.2 innings of work. In that work, he allowed 17 hi... Full Story

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OSC Original by Dan Krieger
October 12, 2020 - BASEBALL Atlantic League: The independent Atlantic League's new Gastonia (NC) baseball team, which is expected to start play in the 2021 season, announced five potential nicknames in a name-the team contest. The choices for fan voting are the Gastonia Honey Hunters, Gastonia Hogzillas, Gastonia Uppercuts, Gastonia Hotshots and Gastonia Fire Ants. Expedition League: The summer-collegiate Expedition League announced it will add a team in Butte (MT) for the 2021 season. Butte will be the league's first Montana-based... Full Story

Boomers Stadium to be Re-Named Wintrust Field

October 8, 2020 - SCHAUMBURG, IL - The Schaumburg Boomers and Wintrust Financial Corp. are proud to announce a new naming rights partnership that will see Boomers Stadium renamed Wintrust Field beginning in October 15, 2020; pending Village of Schaumburg final approval. "At Wintrust, we like to align ourselves with the organizations that make this area so unique," said Wintrust CEO & Founder Edward J. Wehmer. "Especially those, like the Boomers, that bring so much fun to our community. It's been a pleasure to partner with the team and we... Full Story

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