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Power Win the 2012 CWL Championship

The Power rallied for five runs in the bottom of the seventh to clinch the California Winter League Championship with a 7-5 win over the Chill at Palm Springs Stadium on Friday afternoon. Down 5-2 in the bottom of the seventh, the Power sent nine batters

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2012 CWL Announces 1st Round of Signings

The goal of the California Winter League is to give players an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of scouts in hopes of signing with an affiliated or independent ball club. That dream has already come to fruition here in Palm Springs, Californ

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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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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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The International Language of Baseball

Moving away from home and starting over in a new city is a difficult task for anyone.  That task becomes exponentially more difficult when the city is over 5,000 miles away from home and nobody speaks your language. That is what’s at hand for 11 member

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Jordan Drake: A Tale of Perseverance

It’s not always easy to set a goal, almost reach it and then get turned away. It’s even more difficult when that goal is being a professional baseball player and one gets drafted out of high school, only to get cut by the team that gave that c

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MLB.com: Jonathan Johnston back on the diamond

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Baseball’s long had history with the United States military. After all, Hall of Famers who served their country include Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Willie Mays, Joe DiMaggio, Bob Feller, Hoyt Wilhelm and Jackie Robinson.

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