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ROCKLAND RIGHTY FISCHER SCOOPED UP BY TWINS
Third with 9 wins, second with 110 strikeouts in 2016

The Rockland Boulders announced on Tuesday that the contract of pitcher David Fischer was purchased by the Minnesota Twins organization. The righty will report to spring training in Ft. Myers, Fla., in efforts to earn a minor league roster spot.

Fischer went 9-3 for the Boulders in 2016, ranking third in the league in wins while posting the second-highest strikeout total in the circuit (110) and earning a 2.90 earned run average.

JACKALS-REDS CONNECTION CONTINUES: CINCINNATI ADDS STOCK
Righty broke Can-Am record for games pitched

Durham, N.C. -- The contract of New Jersey Jackals RHP Robert Stock has been purchased by the Cincinnati Reds organization, the Can-Am League announced on Tuesday.

Stock is the fifth Jackals player to have his contract purchased by the Reds organization in the past year, following RHPs Alex Powers, Johnny Walter (currently with St. Louis) and Johnny Hellweg, and 1B Art Charles (currently with Milwaukee).

SIX CAN-AM LEAGUE ALUMNI IN MLB SPRING TRAINING
Independent Baseball Chatter - by Bob Wirz

A record 57 players who have been in one or more Independent Baseball leagues are among those in--or heading to--major league spring training camps.

IndyBaseballChatter.com, which has been tracking Indy players for years, has identified 40 pitchers and 17 position players who are on 40-man rosters (27) or are non-roster invitees (30), a jump from the previous count of 52 two years ago. Six players on the list are alumni of Can-Am League clubs, including Colorado 1B Stephen Cardullo (pictured).

WBC, AFFILIATED LEAGUES TO ADOPT CAN-AM LEAGUE EXTRA-INNING RULE
Can-Am League to enter fourth season with tiebreaker format in 2017

Major League Baseball recently announced the implementation of the 11th-inning tiebreaker rule in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, as well as during the 2017 Rookie-level Gulf Coast and Arizona League seasons. The rule states that all innings beyond the tenth begin with a runner on second base.

The rule has been used in the Can-Am League since 2014.

CONFIDENT BRESLOW HOPES TO IMPACT CULTURE WITH TWINS
Independent Baseball Chatter - by Bob Wirz

Southpaw reliever Craig Breslow, who frequently has been referred to as "the smartest man in baseball," would appear to be trying to prove his Yale degree means something extra special once more as he enters spring training as a non-roster invitee trying to extend his major league career in the Minnesota Twins' bullpen.

His lengthy major league career has seen him work in 539 games over an 11-year period with seven teams, compiling a 3.35 earned run average with a 22-29 record and eight saves.

CAN-AM LEAGUE PLAYERS FEATURED THROUGHOUT WBC
Colabello with Italy; Breslow to pitch for Israel

With rosters for the 2017 World Baseball Classic unveiled last week, former and present Can-Am League players will represent seven different countries at this year’s tournament: Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands and Puerto Rico.

The fourth WBC begins March 6 with games in Seoul, Tokyo, Miami and Jalisco, Mexico.

 
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