- Published on Thursday, 22 August 2013 08:22
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The Millionaires' roster included five current Thunderbirds: Alex Webb, Cam Firth, Tyler Enns, Kevin Biro, and Jeremy Newton. They also had Nathan Kirby, who played for the Birds in 2012. Bryan Arthur played for the Mavericks.
Biro led the Millionaires in hitting during the regular season with a .366 average. He also led the team with 29.668 runs created. Webb had three starts and three wins during the playoffs, did not allow an earned run in 17 2/3 innings pitched. Newton made twelve regular season appearances, had an ERA of 2.42. Arthur batted .357 during the playoffs.
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UBC alumnus RHP Eric Brown got his fifth win of the season in seven starts in Everett against the AquaSox. He went seven innings, allowed only three hits, didn't walk a batter. His ERA is 1.33.
Update on July 31: Eric was sent to the Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League, which is also Class A. He was leading the Northwest League in ERA at the time, and was selected for the Northwest League All-Star Game.
Here's a story from the Vancouver Sun: Canadians crush AquaSox 13-1 to ignite tight pennant race
Story from MLB.com: Brown not backing down
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Melville Millionaires: Tyler Enns, Jeremy Newton, Alex Webb, Cam Firth, Kevin Biro. Biro is batting .412 as of June 26.
Okotoks Dawgs: Jerod Bartnik, Brendan Rose.
Medicine Hat Mavericks: Bryan Arthur. He did well with them last season.
Swift Current Indians: Sean Callegari, Matt Spillman
Burnaby Collegiate Bulldogs: Brody Hawkins. Shawn Schaefer is the Head Coach.
Langley Blaze: Aaron Horanski. The Blaze also have Thunderbird alumni Bob Foerster, Scott Webster, and Tyler Willson.
Ontario Intercounty League:
Guelph Royals: Turner Spears, Bruce Yari
Toronto Maple Leafs: Connor Lillis-White
Burlington Bandits: Greg Densem, Connor Smith
- Published on Saturday, 08 June 2013 17:40
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|Cody Lavalli||OF||Lewis-Clark State||Rangers||37|
|Tyler O'Neill||RF||Langley Blaze||Mariners||3|
|Nicholas Pivetta||RHP||New Mexico JC||Nationals||4|
|Lachlan Fontaine||3B||North Shore Twins||Mariners||13|
|Morgan Lofstrom||C||Okanagan Athletics||Reds||20|
|Kurtis Kostuk||RHP||Abbotsford Cardinals||Diamondbacks||38|
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Wednesday - Concordia-Portland 2, UBC 1: The Thunderbirds got a complete game from Sean Callegari. He allowed two runs in the first two innings (one of them walked in), but finished with six hits and nine strikeouts. However, the Birds managed only seven hits off Jason Snodgrass, and the only run came on an RBI single by DH Greg Densem in the sixth inning. The Birds left the bases loaded at the end of that inning, and they left LF Mike Hole on third at the end of the second inning. Box score and play-by-play
Article from UBC Athletics site: Cavs edge T-Birds on day one of NAIA West tourney
The Cavaliers won a 15-inning game earlier in the day. The other game also went extra innings; defending champion Menlo defeated Corban 11-5 in 12 innings.
Thursday - UBC 6, Corban 1: Alex Graham pitched six shutout innings, scattered six hits and five walks. The Birds scored all of their runs in the third inning; 2B Andrew Firth hit an RBI single, LF Mike Hole hit a two-RBI double, 1B Jeremy Kral got an RBI on a ground out, DH Austin Fruson hit an RBI double, and CF James Stewart hit an RBI single. Box score and play-by-play
Menlo 6, UBC 0: James Jensen pitched a complete-game shutout for the Oaks, held the Birds to seven hits, didn't walk a batter, struck out five. Courtesy runner James Stewart was stranded on third in the second inning, and pinch-hitter Austin Fruson was stranded on third in the eighth. C Greg Densem had two hits. Box score and play-by-play
Article from UBC Athletics site: Oaks knock T-Birds out of NAIA West Tournament