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Alex Cowart Triumphs After Tragedy

In the fall of 2006, Alex Cowart arrived at Adrian College (Adrian, Michigan) as a member of the Adrian College baseball team.  As an incoming freshman, he did not know a single person. The first person he met was fellow freshman and third baseman, Chad

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A’s, Coyotes to Square Off in Championship Game

Palm Springs, CA – February 18, 2011 – Playoff excitement was in the air on Friday in Palm Springs, trying to displace the threatening rain clouds, as all four teams played for a chance to make it to the championship game. In the first playoff game, t

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CWL Players Prepare for Life After Baseball

The California Winter League (CWL) is designed to help baseball players chase their dream of getting signed by a major league organization.  And while the goal is to get signed, the odds of making a big league roster are infinitesimal.  That is why two

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Around the World in 80 Games

In baseball, the batter’s objective is to make it home safely. California Winter League infielder Drew Taddia decided to collect a few stamps in his passport before coming home. He first played for the Palm Springs Chill in 2008. “Playing for Gary Tem

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Coyotes Catch Canada for Best CWL Record

Palm Springs, CA – February 16, 2011 – With Friday’s playoff picture already set, coaches and players of all four teams in the California Winter League seemed to relax and have fun on Wednesday. In Game One, the Palm Springs Chill and the Coachella

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CWL a Nice Tune-Up for Beau Brett

Being kin of a Major League Baseball Hall of Famer isn’t always easy, especially when the first question everyone asks you is, “Brett … as in George Brett?  Is he your dad?” Luckily Canada A’s first baseman Beau Brett is a good sport, so he jus

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Offense Dominates Tuesday’s CWL Action

Offense ruled Tuesday’s California Winter League Action, as 55 runs crossed the plate in the two games combined. In the afternoon matchup, the Palm Desert Coyotes pounded the Coachella Valley Snowbirds, 20-7. The Coyotes scored early and often, plating

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King K’s 11 in Eight; Coyotes Score 10 in Fifth

Palm Springs, CA – February 13, 2011 – The Canada A’s and the Palm Desert Coyotes kept pace with each other in the California Winter League standings, each gaining a victory in Sunday’s games. In the opener, Coachella Valley Snowbirds starter Masa

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Persistence Pays off for Pitcher LoPresti

Baseball has always been a constant in James LoPresti’s life. So much so, that it’s rendered other aspects of his life quite inconstant. LoPresti played at three different colleges and for three different independent professional teams in the span of

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