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Ridgefield Raptors’ Inaugural Home Opener

The first-year Ridgefield (WA) Raptors (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) held their inaugural home opener at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex in Ridgefield (WA) on Tuesday night in front of an estimated crowd of 2,200.  Read more and view eight photos here.

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HarbourCats Add Ballpark Zipline

The Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) have teamed up with WildPlay, a local company famous for its outdoor adventure parks throughout North America, to install a 400-foot zipline attraction to the already entertaining activities available at Royal Athletic Park.  Read more here.

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Lefties Get Five-Year Ballpark Lease Extension

The Port Angeles Lefties (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) open their season today with optimism and the assurance that Civic Field will be their ballpark through 2024.  Read more here.

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Pickles In First-Ever Cannabidiol Sponsorship

In case you missed it, the Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) announced last week the first-ever Cannabidiol (CBD) sponsorship deal in baseball, when it inked a two-year partnership with Lazarus Naturals, a CBD brand headquartered in Portland (OR).  CBD is a compound that is part of the cannabis plant that is minus the THC compound that is known to get individuals intoxicated.  Read more here.

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HarbourCats, Red Arrow Hitting Home Run With New Beer

PRESS RELEASE – The Victoria HarbourCats and Red Arrow Brewing Co. are, literally, knocking the beer out of the park. “HarbourCats Ballpark Blonde” is the newest branded beer from Duncan-based Red Arrow, and under a new agreement between the HarbourCats and Red Arrow, will be available in beer stores and on taps in the region as of late May.

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GreyWolves Won’t Play in 2019

Rose City Baseball is expected to announce sometime next week that the Gresham GreyWolves (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) will go on hiatus for the upcoming 2019 season with the possibility of considering a return for the summer of 2020.  The team played for two years in the West Coast League (Summer Collegiate) and played an independent schedule last summer.  Read more here.

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HarbourCats Ownership Group Considers Adding WCL Team in Nanaimo

PRESS RELEASE – If all the ducks align, Vancouver Island could have two West Coast League (WCL) baseball teams playing by the 2020 or 2021 season.

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