Sonoma gets local
The Sonoma Stompers of the independent Pacific Association have been sold to local residents in time for the upcoming 2015 season, this according to Ballpark Digest. Eric and Lani Gullotta, Sonoma residents want to bring a local feel to the Stompers ball club. “Local ownership will bring some much needed life to this team,” Gullotta said. “The prior out of town ownership put together a great ball club, but a local owner is what is needed to bring Sonoma an entertaining and successful team, and an even better place for families and fans of all ages to spend their summer.”
Diamindbacks signs Wild Things’ Kalamar
The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed Washington Wild Things standout, Scott Kalamar. Kalamar who is in his second professional season, signed with the Wild Things as a free agent in 2013. After only playing half a season in 2013, his numbers weren’t all that impressive. In 55 games, the Wild Things outfielder batted .185 with little power. He drove in nine. 2014 was a different story. In 87 games, Kalamar was third on the team with nine home runs, second in RBI with 48 and second in average (.300). Kalamar spent four years at Seton Hall University before signing with Washington, batting .273 with 70 RBI and 27 stolen bases.
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