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2019 SCHEDULE JUNE 2019 SUN MON TUE WED THURS FRI SAT 435 W. 10th Avenue, Suite B • Anchorage, AK 99501 Office: 907.561.2827 • Fax: 907.561.2920 E-Mail: gm@anchoragebucs.com Cover photo by Gary Lichtenstein

STAFF

General Manager.................... Shawn Maltby Baseball Operations................ Gary Lichtenstein Trainer..................................... Lynn Young

2019 EVENTS & PROMOTIONS June 13................ BP Family Night – Miners (DH) at 5pm June 15................ Solidarity Night – Pilots at 7pm

................................The Bucs will be giving away 2 Round trip Alaska Railroad tickets to Seward ................................during this game. Must be present to win.

June 16................ Kids Day/Father’s Day – Miners at 2pm

Kids wear your jersey and get in free! Kids bring your father and get in free! Sponsored by Moose Lodge. Two kids bicycles will be given away.

June 20................ Slayden Mohl Night – American Legion All-Stars at 7pm June 23...........Military Appreciation Day – Pilots (DH) at 2pm

Enjoy the JBER Joint Color Guard and the AK Vets Motorcycle Club. All Military ID card holders – active duty, reserve, retired – and their families are free!

June 25...........Alaska USA Night – Oilers at 7pm July 4.................... Independence Day Celebration – @Pilots/Pilots (Split DH) at 7pm* Following the games, stay for the fireworks! Sponsored by BP Alaska.

July 6.................... Alaska Club Day – Chinooks (DH) at 4pm July 8.................... First Responders Night – Pilots (DH) at 5pm

................................All First Responders admitted free. Rescue demos. The Bucs will be giving away 2 round trip Alaska Rail Road tickets to Denali. Must be present to win.

July 12................. United Way Night – Chinooks/Pilots at 4pm/7pm

Help the Bucs support the 63rd Anniversary of your local United Way.

July 13................. KNIK 98.5 FM & 87.7 FM – Oilers at 7pm

Pure country night. Sponsored by KNIK 98.5 FM & 87.7FM.

July 15................. Alaska Brewing Night – Oilers at 7pm

......................... Cold Alaskan Brewing products are featured at the Bucs Beer Garden.

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9 10 11 12 13 14 15 @ CHINOOKS

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MINERS DH

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2PM 7PM 7PM 5PM 7PM

16 17 18 19 20 21 22 American Legion @ PILOTS All-Stars 2PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM MINERS

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@ PILOTS DH MINERS OILERS @ CHINOOKS @ CHINOOKS @ MINERS @ MINERS 2PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM

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JULY 2019 SUN MON TUE WED THURS FRI SAT 1 2 3 4 5 6 @ PILOTS/ PILOTS DH

@MINERS

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CHINOOKS DH

7PM 7PM 7PM 4PM

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Showcase

5PM 7PM 7PM 4PM/7PM 7PM

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OILERS

4PM 7PM 7PM 7PM

Mayors Cup Game 1

PILOTS

Mayors Cup Game 2

7PM 7PM

21 22 23 24 25 26 27 @ PILOTS Mayors Cup Game 3

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CHINOOKS

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2PM 6PM 7PM 6PM 6PM 6PM 6PM

July 16................. Pepsi Night – Oilers at 7pm

The Bucs feature Pepsi products at our fully stocked concession stand. Refreshing Pepsi samples will be given away.

July 17................. RISQ Consulting Night – Oilers at 7pm July 20................. 2nd Game of Mayor’s Cup Series – Pilots at 7pm

The Bucs will be giving away 2 Round trip Alaska Railroad tickets to Seward during this game. Must be present to win.

July 23................. GCI Fan Appreciation Night – Chinooks at 7pm

Bucs baseball for a buck! Two round trip Alaska Railroad tickets to Denali will be given away. What a deal! Must be present to win.

August 1-6......... ABL Top of the World Series – Teams, times & fields TBA

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ABL PLAYOFFS ABL PLAYOFFS ABL PLAYOFFS

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4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Top of the World Top of the World Top of the World Series Game Series Game Series Game

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*Season Tickets not honored for July 4th Independence Day DH and Fireworks

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“Hello again, everybody. It’s a bee-yooo-tiful day for baseball.” – Harry Caray

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Join the Bucs on these special game-days...

Celebrating baseball’s future generations Little Leaguers wear your jersey and get & t h into the game for free! PLUS, join the ig N e k u Anchorage Bucs players on the field for ar ag e P L e the National Anthem. e h Littl Day at t Kids Sunday, June 16, 2019 • 2PM

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WIN A FREE BIKE!!* 2 children’s bicycles will be given away at this event! Be there for your chance to win!

**Must be present to win. Kids aged 13 and under are eligible.

Father’s Day

Kids, bring your father and he gets into the game for free!

Kids Day sponsored by:

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Annual

Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza! Celebration Begins

Thursday, July 4th at Mulcahy Stadium the Anchorage Bucs & the Glacier Pilots in a Double Header General Admission tickets are available at the gate for $10. For $15 reserved box seats sales, purchase at Bucs Souvenir Stand during Bucs Home Games or call Bucs office at 561-2827. Gates Open at 5:30pm. Baseball Game Starts at 7pm. Sponsored by

Fireworks will begin at the conclusion of the double header approximately at midnight! Season Tickets not honored for July 4th Independence Day DH and Fireworks

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2019 BUCS IN THE PROS NAME

POS

TEAM

YEARS W/BUCS

LEA

MAJORS BARNES, AUSTIN.......................C/2B...............LOS ANGELES DODGERS.....................................2009..................... NL CASTRO, JASON..........................C....................MINNESOTA TWINS.............................................2006..................... AL GOLDSCHMIDT, PAUL..................INF.................ST. LOUIS CARDINALS.........................................2008..................... NL GOSEWISCH, TUFFY....................C....................MILWAUKEE BREWERS.......................................2004..................... NL RHAME, JACOB..........................P....................NEW YORK METS................................................2012..................... NL ROSS, TYSON..............................P....................DETROIT TIGERS.................................................2006..................... AL SCHAFER, LOGAN........................OF..................MINNESOTA TWINS............................................2007..................... AL SHIPLEY, BRADEN.......................P....................ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS...................................2011-12................ NL SUZUKI, KURT.............................C....................WASHINGTON NATIONALS.................................2003..................... AL WARD, TAYLOR...........................3B..................LOS ANGELES DODGERS.....................................2013..................... NL WILLIAMS, AUSTIN....................P....................WASHINGTON NATIONALS.................................2012..................... AL

BUCS RETIRED FROM MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Mike Aldrete (‘86), Don August (‘82, ‘83), Christian Bergman (‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09), Brant Brown (‘91), Heath Bell (’98), David Bush (‘99), Mike Campbell (‘84), Scott Chiamparino (‘86), Brian Dallimore (‘93), Ike Davis (‘06), Keith Foulke (‘93), Jeff Francis (’01), Geoff Geary (’97), Ed Giavanola, (‘89), Chris Gimenez (‘02), Matt Ginter (‘97), Jerry Goff (‘84), Greg Gohr (‘89), Ryan Hancock (‘92), Jed Hansen (‘92, ‘93), Chuck Jackson (‘83), Geoff Jenkins (‘93), Bobby Jones (‘90), Kevin Jordan (‘87), Wally Joyner (‘82), Jeff Kent (‘87), Brooks Kieschnick (‘91, ‘92), Mike Lansing (‘88), Tim Layana (‘85), C.C. Lee (‘07), Kevin Maas (‘86), Mike MacFarlane (‘83), Mike Magnante (‘87), Casey Mcgehee (‘16), Damon Minor (‘94, ‘95), Brad Moore (‘85), Willie Morales (‘92), Calvin Murray (‘90, ‘91), Garrett Olson, (‘04), Chad Orvella (‘01), Al Osuna, (‘86), Red Patterson (’08), Bryan Petersen, (‘06), Adam Platt (‘86), Kevin Polcovich, (‘91) Tim Pugh (‘87), Erasmo Ramirez (‘96), Mark Redman (‘94), Matt Ruebel (‘90), Chris Russ (‘97), Kirk Saarloss (‘98), Darryl Scott, (‘84), Anthony Telford (‘86, ‘87), Tom Urbani (‘89), Jered Weaver (‘02), Kevin Wickander (‘85), C.J. Wilson (‘16).

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2019 SCOUTS SHOWCASE HOSTED BY ANCHORAGE BUCS

HOSTED BY ANCHORAGE BUCS

FRIDAY JULY 12

SATURDAY JULY 13

1 PM

Oilers vs Miners

4 PM

Chinooks vs Bucs

7 PM

Pilots vs Bucs

1 PM

Chinooks vs Pilots

4 PM

Miners vs Pilots

7 PM

Oilers vs Bucs

SUNDAY JULY 14

1 PM

ABL Home Run Derby

4 PM

ABL All-Star Game SPECIAL TICKET PACKAGE FOR THE ALL-STAR GAME AND HOME RUN DERBY. AVAILABLE FOR $10 AT THE BUCS SOUVENIR STAND!

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Dennis Mattingly / Anchorage Bucs Skill focused baseball camp

$50

Open to Boys & Girls Ages 6 to 13

for all 5 days Get Bucs T-Shirt & Young Bucs Season Pass

You don’t have to be in Little League to participate... our camps are open to everyone!

Monday, June 10th to Friday, June 14th 9:30am-12:00pm @ Mulcahy Stadium

You must, however, be 6 years old by June 1, 2019.

Choose to attend any (or all) of the camp days available! $50 per child. Additional children from same household are $40 each. No cost for your children If you are a Bucs summer host family.

This summer we’ve scheduled 5 baseball camps for you to enhance your baseball skills. With the assistance of some of America’s best college players and coaches in baseball, you’ll learn how to improve your hitting, pitching, catching, and fielding abilities. You’ll also get some helpful hints on sportsmanlike conduct. Registration forms available at anchoragebucs.com 20 Anchorage Bucs 2019


Monday June 10 - Friday June 14, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Clinic cost: $50.00 per participant; $40.00 for each additional family member. If you are hosting a Buc for the summer, your clinic fee is free. Participants (Circle one) 1 2 3 other _____ Participant Names: 1.__________________________________________ age____ 2.__________________________________________ age____ 3.__________________________________________ age____ 4.__________________________________________ age____ 5.__________________________________________ age____ Address:___________________________________________ Phone Number:______________________________________ Parent or Guardian:___________________________________ Work Number and Cell:________________________________ Work: _________________ Cell:________________________ Shirt Size: (will be best matched) Youth: S M L XL Adult: S M L XL Accident Insurance Information All participants must have their own medical accident insurance for injury or sickness while attending clinics. Waiver I hereby waive and release Anchorage Bucs Baseball, Inc. from any injury or illness incurred during these clinic sessions. I also hereby give permission for emergency medical treatment to the participant if necessary. Authorized Signature:_________________________________ Ways to register 1. Mail to: 435 W. 10th Ave, Suite B, Anchorage, AK 99501 2. Bring this form with you to the field the day of the camp 3. Register online at www.anchoragebucs.com

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MEET THE LEAGUE

ALASKA BASEBALL LEAGUE 2019 SEASON LEAGUE ADMINISTRATION: President..............................................Tory Smith – Oilers 1st VP Rules & By-laws................................Chris Beck – Chinooks 2nd VP Umpires.............................................Pete Christopher – Miners 3rd VP Marketing..........................................Shawn Maltby – Bucs 4th VP.............................................................Mike Hinshaw - Pilots

MAT-SU MINERS

ANCHORAGE BUCS

ANCHORAGE GLACIER PILOTS

CHUGIAK-EAGLE RIVER CHINOOKS

GM: Pete Christopher PO Box 2690 Palmer, Alaska 99645-2690 Home: (907) 746-4914 / Office: (907) 745-6401 Fax: (907) 746-5068 / Cell: (907) 373-8730 E-Mail: gmminers@gci.net Web: www.matsuminers.org HC: Tyler LeBrun, Sunnyside High School, Phx Field: Hermon Brothers Field Grass, No Lights

GM: Mike Hinshaw 435 W. 10th Ave, Suite A Anchorage, Alaska 99501 Office: (907) 274-3627 Fax: (907) 274-3628 E-Mail: gpilots@alaska.net Web: www.glacierpilots.com HC: Jeff Pritchard, Cabrillo CC Field: Mulcahy Field - Turf Infield, Grass Outfield, Lights

GM: Shawn Maltby Baseball Operations: Gary Lichtenstein 435 W. 10th Avenue, Suite B Anchorage, Alaska 99501 Office: (907) 561-2827 Fax: (907) 561-2920 E-Mail:0 gm@anchoragebucs.com Web: www.anchoragebucs.com HC: Grant Palmer Field: Mulcahy Field - Turf Infield, Grass Outfield, Lights

GM: Chris Beck 651 Taylor Drive Xenia, Ohio 45385 Office: (937) 352-1237 Fax: (937) 352-1001 E-Mail: Chris.beck@athletesinaction.org Web: www.cerchinooks.com HC: Jon Groth Field: Lee Jordan Field - Turf Infield, Grass, No Lights

PENINSULA OILERS GM: Tory Smith 601 S. Main St. Kenai, Alaska 99611 Office: (907) 283-7133 Fax: (907) 283-3390 E-Mail: torys@oilersbaseball.com Web: www.oilersbaseball.com HC: Kyle Brown, Southwestern College Field: Coral Seymour Memorial Park Grass, No Lights

LEAGUE FACTS: Founded in 1974, 5 teams, 44 league games and approx. 5 non-league games. Season begins play June 2019 and ends August 2019. NBC member. Wood/ wood composite bats, Diamond baseballs. ROSTER LIMIT: 26 plus exemption for Alaska residents. PLAYER ELIGIBILITY RULE: Open Except for drafted college seniors. PLAYER FORMAT: Regular Season League Champion qualifies for National Baseball Congress World Series if desires. A Round Robin end of season playoff will occur followed by the Alaska Baseball League Championship.

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CLUB PARIS 417 W. 5TH AVE.

CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

907-277-6332 LUNCH MONDAY - SATURDAY 11:30am - 2:30pm DINNER SERVED NIGHTLY AT 5:00pm - 10:00pm WWW.CLUBPARISRESTAURANT.COM ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

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MEET THE COACHES 2019 ANCHORAGE BUCS

GRANT PALMER HEAD COACH Grant enters his third year with the Bucs, and first as Head Coach. He is also in his third season at El Camino College as Assistant Coach. Won the South Coast Conference. Currently playing in the California Community College State Finals in Fresno. Anchorage Bucs: Played 2 Summers with the Bucs. 2014 and 2015. Won the 2015 Alaska Baseball League Championship. UC Irvine: 20132016. 11th all time in games played. All Tournament selection for the 2014 Corvallis Regional. Team went on to play in the 2014 College World Series. El Segundo High School: El Segundo High School 2011 Athlete of the Year. Lettered in Baseball (4 years) and Football (3 years). Baseball: 3x All Area and All League. All CIF Football: 2x All League. All Area and All CIF.

JERRY MCCLANAHAN ASSISTANT COACH Jerry enters his first year as a Bucs Assistant Coach. Jerry was a catcher for 4 years at UC Irvine from 2011 to 2015. Part of the 2014 team that went to Omaha. He was drafted in the 19th round by the Baltimore Orioles and played for 3 years in the Orioles organization. Jerry retired in 2017 and became the Graduate Assistant at UC Irvine. Jerry graduated with a degree in Sociology and Minor in Education in 2015.

BOB MACALUSO ASSISTANT COACH Bob Macaluso has 30 years of coaching experience that includes DI,II,III and summer baseball. Originally, from the East Coast Reading, MA Macaluso moved to CA to become assistant coach at CSULA where the Golden Eagles earned a trip to the Division II World series. The next seven years were spent as assistant coach at UCI where the Eaters went on a great run earning five regional, three super regional and a college world series appearance. Macaluso spent two years at CSUB earning a WAC Championship as an assistant coach and playing in the UCLA regional and one year coaching at UOP in Stockton CA.

“Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.” – Joe Adcock

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MEET THE TEAM

2019 ANCHORAGE BUCS ROSTER NUMBER

LAST

FIRST

POSITION

B/T

HEIGHT WEIGHT

YEAR

SCHOOL

HOMETOWN

PITCHERS 18.............Mejia..................Ian.................RHP................R/R.......... 6’3”.......... 185...........FR............University of Arizona........................Tucson, AZ 12.............Cook...................Jeremy...........LHP................L/L.......... 6’1”.......... 205...........SO...........University of Miami..........................Weston, FL 35.............Eden...................Aaron.............RHP................R/R.......... 6’2”.......... 220...........FR............San Diego State University...............Corona, CA 30.............Wells..................Mason............LHP................L/L.......... 5’11”........ 190...........SO...........Gonzaga University..........................Spokane, WA 10.............Mardueno...........Adrian............RHP................R/R.......... 5’10”........ 180...........JR............San Diego State University...............Upland, CA 9...............Frias....................Michael..........RHP................R/R.......... 6’0”.......... 185...........SO...........UC Irvine..........................................Irvine, CA 24.............Rendon...............Colton............RHP................R/R.......... 6’4”.......... 225...........JR............Winthrop University.........................Jupiter, FL 32.............Hamby................Robert...........RHP................R/R.......... 6’6”.......... 225...........SO...........Winthrop University.........................Demorest, GA 36.............Jessee.................Brody.............RHP................R/R.......... 6’3”.......... 200...........HSSR.......Gonzaga University..........................Anchorage, AK 28.............Finnel.................Brett..............RHP................R/R.......... 6’4”.......... 205...........FR............Cal Baptist University.......................Riverside, CA 23.............Henry.................Liam..............LHP................L/L.......... 6’2”.......... 180...........FR............University of Arkansas......................Kansas City, MO 33.............Taylor..................Evan...............LHP................L/L.......... 6’4”.......... 235...........FR............University of Arkansas......................Florence, AL 17.............Brooks................Aaron.............RHP................R/R.......... 6’3”.......... 180...........SO...........University of Oklahoma....................Blanchard, OK 19.............Chase..................Keaton...........RHP................R/R.......... 6’0”.......... 180...........FR............University of Oregon........................San Diego, CA

CATCHERS 11.............Hopson...............Kaden............C.....................L/R.......... 6’2”.......... 195...........HSSR.......University of Arizona........................Redlands, CA 31.............Cerny..................Victor.............C.....................R/R.......... 6’0”.......... 210...........SO...........Cal State Northridge.........................Winnepeg, Manitoba 15.............Marshall.............Shane............C.....................R/R.......... 6’4”.......... 215...........FR............University of Georgia........................Naples, FL

INFIELDERS 7...............Tate....................Cole................2B/SS/3B........R/R.......... 6’2”.......... 195...........SO...........University of Georgia........................Bishop, GA 21.............Rogers................Chaney...........OF/1B/LHP.....L/L.......... 6’1”.......... 210...........SO...........University of Georgia........................Ringgold, GA 13.............Nakawake...........Taishi.............SS...................R/R.......... 5’10”........ 180...........SO...........El Camino CC....................................Torrance, CA 26.............Castillo................Chad..............1B/OF.............L/R.......... 6’3”.......... 210...........FR............Cal Baptist .......................................Santa Ana, CA 6...............Lincoln................Liam..............INF/OF............R/R.......... 6’0”.......... 170...........FR............Macalester College...........................Anchorage, AK 34.............Montagna...........Dylan.............3B/1B.............R/R.......... 6’0”.......... 230...........SO...........Hibbing CC.......................................Anchorage, AK 25.............Sullivan..............Ryan..............1B..................R/R.......... 6’5”.......... 225...........JR............Gonzaga University..........................Aurora, CO 14.............Bohrofen............Braxton..........3B/1B.............R/R.......... 6’1”.......... 190...........FR............University of Oklahoma....................Oklahoma City, OK 29.............Cook...................Justin.............3B/1B.............R/R.......... 6’3”.......... 220...........JR............University of Richmond....................Virginia Beach, VA 22.............Foxcroft..............Max...............2B..................L/R.......... 5’7”.......... 160...........FR............University of Oregon........................Newport, CA

OUTFIELDERS 27.............Paugh.................Blake..............OF..................R/R.......... 6’2”.......... 215...........SO...........University of Arizona........................Scottsdale, AZ 8...............Johnston.............Troy................OF..................L/L.......... 5’11”........ 200...........JR............Gonzaga University..........................Puyallup, WA 1...............Barrera...............Isaac..............OF..................L/R.......... 5’6”.......... 160...........SO...........Gonzaga University..........................Kent, WA 2...............VanDeBrake........Justin.............OF..................R/R.......... 6’0”.......... 190...........SO...........Tacoma CC........................................Yakima, WA 4...............Cloonan..............Dylan.............OF/LHP...........L/L.......... 6’2”.......... 195...........SO...........University of Miami..........................Cutler Bay, FL

COACHES/STAFF ................Palmer................Grant.............Head Coach...................................................................El Camino College.......................................................... ................McClanahan........Jerry..............Assistant.......................................................................UC Irvine....................................................................... ................Macaluso............Bob................Assistant ........................................................................................................................................................... ................Young.................Lynne.............Trainer/Othopedics Physician Associates...............................................................................Eagle River, Alaska ................Maltby................Shawn...........General Manager..................................................................................................................Anchorage, Alaska ................Lichtenstein........Gary...............Director of Baseball Operations.............................................................................................Anchorage, Alaska

“I don’t want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.” – Rogers Hornsby

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MEET THE PLAYERS 2019 ANCHORAGE BUCS

ISAAC BARRERA Gonzaga University l Outfielder Hometown: Kent, WA Height: 5’ 6” l Weight: 160 Bats: Left l Throws: Right

BRAXTON BOHROFEN University of Oklahoma l Third Base/First Base Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK Height: 6’ 1” l Weight: 190 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

AARON BROOKS University of Oklahoma l Pitcher Hometown: Blanchard, OK Height: 6’3” l Weight: 180 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

CHAD CASTILLO Cal Baptist l First Base/Outfielder Hometown: Santa Ana, CA Height: 6’ 3” l Weight: 210 Bats: Left l Throws: Right

VICTOR CERNY Cal State Northridge l Catcher Hometown: Winnepeg, Manitoba Height: 6’ 0” l Weight: 210 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

KEATON CHASE University of Oregon l Pitcher Hometown: San Diego, CA Height: 6’ 0” l Weight: 180 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

“All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.” – Babe Ruth

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DYLAN CLOONAN University of Miami l Outfielder/Pitcher Hometown: Cutler Bay, FL Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 195 Bats: Left l Throws: Left

JEREMY COOK University of Miami l Pitcher Hometown: Weston, FL Height: 6’ 1” l Weight: 205 Bats: Left l Throws: Left

JUSTIN COOK University of Richmond l Third Base/First Base Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA Height: 6’ 3” l Weight: 220 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

AARON EDEN San Diego State University l Pitcher Hometown: Corona, CA Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 220 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

BRETT FINNEL Cal Baptist University l Pitcher Hometown: Riverside, CA Height: 6’ 4” l Weight: 205 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

MAX FOXCROFT University of Oregon l Second Base Hometown: Newport, CA Height: 5’ 7” l Weight: 160 Bats: Left l Throws: Right

“Looking at the ball going over the fence isn’t going to help.” – Hank Aaron

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MICHAEL FRIAS UC Irvine l Pitcher Hometown: Irvine, CA Height: 6’ 0” l Weight: 185 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

ROBERT HAMBY Winthrop University l Pitcher Hometown: Demorest, GA Height: 6’ 6” l Weight: 225 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

LIAM HENRY University of Arkansas l Pitcher Hometown: Kanas City, MO Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 180 Bats: Left l Throws: Left

KADEN HOPSON University of Arizona l Catcher Hometown: Redlands, CA Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 195 Bats: Left l Throws: Right

BRODY JESSEE Gonzaga University l Pitcher Hometown: Anchorage, AK Height: 6’ 3” l Weight: 200 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

TROYJOHNSTON Gonzaga University l Outfielder Hometown: Puyallup, WA Height: 5’ 11” l Weight: 200 Bats: Left l Throws: Left

“Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.” – Joe Adcock

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LIAM LINCOLN Macalester College l Infielder/Outfielder Hometown: Anchorage, AK Height: 6’ 0” l Weight: 170 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

ADRIAN MARDUENO San Diego State University l Pitcher Hometown: Upland, CA Height: 5’ 10” l Weight: 180 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

SHANE MARSHALL University of Georgia l Catcher Hometown: Naples, FL Height: 6’ 4” l Weight: 215 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

IAN MEJIA University of Arizona l Pitcher Hometown: Tucson, AZ Height: 6’ 3” l Weight: 185 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

DYLAN MONTAGNA Hibbing CC l Third Base/First Base Hometown: Anchorage, AK Height: 6’ 0” l Weight: 230 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

TAISHI NAKAWAKE El Camino CC l Shortstop Hometown: Torrance, CA Height: 5’ 10” l Weight: 180 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

“Baseball is the only thing beside the paper clip that hasn’t changed.” – Bill Veeck

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BLAKE PAUGH

COLTON RENDON

University of Arizona l Outfielder Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 215 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

Winthrop University l Pitcher Hometown: Jupiter, FL Height: 6’ 4” l Weight: 225 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

CHANEY ROGERS

RYAN SULLIVAN

University of Georgia l Outfielder/First Base/Pitcher Hometown: Ringgold, GA Height: 6’ 1” l Weight: 210 Bats: Left l Throws: Left

Gonzaga University l First Base Hometown: Aurora, CO Height: 6’ 5” l Weight: 225 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

COLE TATE

EVAN TAYLOR

University of Georgia Second Base/Shortstop/Third Base Hometown: Bishop, GA Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 195 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

University of Arkansas l Pitcher Hometown: Florence, AL Height: 6’ 4” l Weight: 235 Bats: Left l Throws: Left

JUSTIN VANDEBRAKE

MASON WELLS

Tacoma CC l Outfielder Hometown: Yakima, WA Height: 6’ 0” l Weight: 190 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

Gonzaga University l Pitcher Hometown: Spokane, WA Height: 5’ 11” l Weight: 190 Bats: Left l Throws: Left

“The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen.” – Bob Lemon

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Anchorage Bucs History 1980: Anchorage Adult League organized. The Cook Inlet Bucs were formed as a non profit baseball club. Bucs, coached by our General Manager Dennis Mattingly, play first game in Fairbanks against the Goldpanners. Bucs finish 7-19. Bucs are still not officially part of Alaska Baseball League, and play ABL teams in exhibition only. 1981: Bucs form a non-profit organization with an active Board of Directors. Bucs officially join the Alaska League. Fairbanks Goldpanners and North Pole Nicks are other members. Despite finishing 19-25 Bucs defeat defending N.B.C. champion Fairbanks four out of five games. 1982: Brigham Young sophomore Wally Joyner joins 1982 Bucs. In first competition against cross-town rival the Anchorage Glacier Pilots, Bucs play one of the most memorable Mulcahy Stadium games in 1980s. Chapman’s , Don August’s no hitter, shutout and victory are spoiled in ninth inning by Mark McGwire’s solo home run, handing Bucs a 1-0 loss. Outfielder Kerry Burns from the University of Arizona sets league record with four Home Runs in one game. Radio coverage begins and the World Famous Chicken is in the yard for his then yearly visit. 1983: Winning record of 32-21 under new manager Jerry McClain from Santa Clara. A winning record earned the Bucs a place in the NBC tournament in Wichita, KS. It was at this tournament that the Bucs set a National Baseball Congress record. The Bucs lost on a bases-loaded walk in the 19th inning and holds the record for the longest game played in NBC history. 1984: Name is officially changed from Cook Inlet Bucs to Anchorage Bucs. Bucs win 24 and lose 18. 1985: Bucs stumble to a record of a 12-39. Seven former Bucs sign professional contracts. 1986: Alaska League expands to eight teams, and in first game against Hawaii Island Movers, Jeff Bloom of Tufts Univ. pitches first no-hitter in Bucs history. 1987: Bucs are 27-21. Nine ex-Bucs are drafted to pro ranks. Infielder, Jeff Kent from Cal Berkley is a star to be. Todd Mayo of Cal-Berkely sets single season stolen base record with 52. Bucs finish second with a 27-18 overall. Bucs feature seven .300-plus hitters in lineup. 1988: Bucs sit out season to regroup financially. Bucs Booster Club is formed. Fourteen former Bucs are taken in the major league draft. 1989: Winning 13 of last 14 and five of six in Hawaii, Bucs capture their first Alaska League pennant. Pitcher Doug Tegtmeier of Nebraska posts a 10-0 record. Catcher Troy Buckley of Santa Clara sets team record 75 RBIs. 1990: Bucs celebrate 10 years by winning Alaska League crown. Bucs win Hawaii International crown. Outfielder Calvin Murray of Texas selected summer player of the year by Baseball America. Bobby Jones of Fresno State sets single-game strikeout record with 17 in loss to Hawaii at Mulcahy Stadium. 1991: Bucs win last 16 games of season to claim third straight Alaska League flag. Calvin Murray rejoins club and establishes Bucs records in stolen base percentage at .853, runs batted in (84), and runs scored (131). Nolan Ryan’s son, Reid Ryan of the University of Texas pitches for Bucs. Kodiak, Alaska’s home grown Pat Floyd leads the Bucs in hitting with a .366 average and nicknamed “Mr. Clutch” hitting .538 with runners in scoring position. Bucs continue their winning ways by winning the Hawaii International Invitational Tournament. University of Texas Brooks Kieschnick breaks club home run record with 16 and earns Alaska Player of the year and Baseball America’s summer Player of the Year. Bucs are chosen to play Team USA Baseball in special non-league series. Team USA takes two out of three to win series.

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Anchorage Bucs History 1992: Bucs place record five players on Baseball America’s All-American squad. A 44-13 record leads to continued # 1 status in the Alaska League. Kieschnick goes 6-0 with 1.26 ERA. Kieschnick wins American Baseball Coaches Association’s Dick Howser Award, and is selected as NCAA player of the year. Texas teammate Braxton Hickman bats .410 with a record 29-game hit streak to earn Alaska player of the Year. Bucs sweep exhibition series with the Moscow Red Devils,the perennial champions of Russia, winning six straight Russian League championships from 1990-1995. 1993: Coach Ed Cheff guides team to fifth consecutive Alaska League Championship and second in his two years. Bucs win Bucs Invitational and the Hawaii International Championship. Bucs win 5th straight Alaska League title. Southern Cal’s Geoff Jenkins hits .421 (2nd all-time high) He leads club with 10 HRs, 67 RBIs, a 19-game hitting streak, 146 total bases , 19 doubles with a record .723 slugging percentage on his way to become third Buc in four years to win Baseball America Summer Player of the Year Honors. Galveston Colorado’s Keith Foulke was the ace of the Bucs pitching staff. Keith finished with a 4-0 record and a sparkling 1.98 ERA. Opposing batters hit only .179 against Keith. 1994: Bucs lose Alaska League title to Fairbanks Goldpanners. Southpaw Mark Redman from the Univ. of Oklahoma pitches 2nd no-hitter in Bucs history. Stanford’s 1st baseman Dusty Allen returns for his third season and leads club with 37 RBIs. Bucs are once again chosen to play Team USA on their return from Japan in non-league series. Team USA with ex-Buc Geoff Jenkins take two out of three to win series. The Anchorage Bucs host the Japan Aichi All-Stars in Bucs Invitational series. 1995: A 23-26 record leads to 2nd place in the Alaska League. TCU pitcher Flint Wallace throws the 3rd no-hitter in Bucs history, and the first against an in-state rival. Bucs continue to serve as international “baseball ambassadors” by hosting the Korean National Team in Invitational Tournament. 1996: Mark O’Brien who began as a fiery former Bucs second baseman takes over the coaching duties of the Bucs and gains first winning season since 1993, while recapturing the Alaska League title. O’Brien who helped the Bucs win Alaska League pennants in 1990, 1991 and 1992 skippered the ‘96 Anchorage Bucs to a 33-21 record and their sixth Alaska League flag. Bucs finish second in Hawaii International Tournament. Bucs provide Alaska Player of the Year, in infielder Andrew Beinbrink. Beinbrink bats .359 with 10 homers and 55 RBI’s combining for a .646 slugging percentage, all team highs. 1997: Season marks the end of Mark O’Brien era with the Bucs. He leaves after his second year as coach and his fifth with the Bucs organization (three at second base). He guides the ‘97 Bucs to an overall 33-18 record to finish in third place in the Alaska League. The Bucs steal 166 bases, setting an Alaska League record. Texas Christian’s Royce Huffman leads club in hitting with .435 average. Southern Cal’s Brad Ticehurst claims home run title with 15. Pitcher Shawn Thompson of TCU goes 6-0, while Wesley Freeman of Oral Roberts goes a 6-2. Season is highlighted by a game with the Colorado Silver Bullets, the only current women’s professional baseball team in America. The Silver Bullets, managed by Phil Niekro, drew a record Mulcahy crowd of 6,525 fans. They saw the Bucs defeat Bullets 7 - 0. Bucs take the championship of their own Wood Bat Invitational, which featured the return appearance of the “Famous Chicken”. The Anchorage Bucs thank the Fairbanks Goldpanners, Mat Su Miners , Bay Area Stars and the San Francisco Seals for their participation in this very successful inaugural Wood Bat Invitational. 1998: The ABL and ABC merge under one Alaska Baseball League. Baum (composite wood) bats are initiated league wide. Under the first year tutelage of Head Coach Mike Oakland, the Bucs shared the ABL Championship with the Kenai Peninsula Oilers, won the Mayor’s Cup for the first time in six years with a sweep of city rival Anchorage Glacier Pilots, captured the second annual Wood Bat Invitational Championship for second time in a row and tied for 11th in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita Kansas. The Bucs finished with a 26-15 record and hit 280 as a team. Arizona state stand out utility player Andrew Beeinbrink leads Bucs in batting with a .351 average and 2nd on the club with 25 RBI’s, seven behind Stanfords catcher Damien Alvarado. Cal-State Fullerton’s George Carralejo shined on the mound going 5-2 with a 2.40 E.R.A. Vincent Boyanich, pitcher from Santa Clara had a perfect 4-0 season. The Bucs are the first ABL team to broadcast every game live over the internet via RealAudio on our web site. The Bucs hatch their new mascot, a lovable parrot that has the name of Beekmin. 1999: The Bucs produce an excellent season under Head Coach Mike Oakland, of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, grabbing 2nd place in the ABL and placing four players on the All-ABL Team. All ABL Team designation went to Bryan Anderson of Southwest Texas State at shortstop, Elliot Wheeler of Santa Clara as outfielder, Kurt Koshelnik as utility and Jeff Bruksch of USC as pitcher. The Bucs led the

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Anchorage Bucs History league in stolen bases with 105 with Bobby Womack of San Diego State leading the league with 18 steals. The Bucs won the Wood Bat Invitational for the third year in a row. Invitational awards went to the Bucs’ Bryan Anderson for most outstanding shortstop, Most Valuable Player to Chris Russ of Texas A&M, and most outstanding pitcher awarded to the Bucs’ Russ Morgan of Purdue. The Bucs competed in postseason play in the 65th Annual National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas. Seeded 4th out of 32 teams going in, the Bucs took 4th place. All American Honors went to the Bucs’ Designated Hitter, Nick Day and catcher, Damien Alvarado of Stanford. The Bucs were named best defensive team with a staggering .985 fielding percentage and were named best dressed team at the NBC World Series. 1999 is also remembered for the completion and occupation of the newly constructed Bucs’ clubhouse and locker room down the third base line. 2000: The Bucs get off to a slow start and wind up the season with a 22-23 overall record, taking 5th place in the ABL and placing outfielder Nick Blankenship of Santa Rosa Jr. College on the 2000 All-Alaska Team. The Bucs picked up their play during the end of the season and took back the 11th annual Mayor’s Cup from the Anchorage Pilots. The Bucs continued their hot finish by winning their fourth straight Wood Bat Invitational and sixth title in nine years. This 2000 Wood Bat Invitational suffered much rain delays and eventually was shortened. Invitational awards went to the Bucs’ RHP Chris Bradshaw of Texas Christian Univ, third baseman Andy Topham of Stanford Univ. and center fielder Jay Garthwaite of the Univ. of Washington. The Bucs also welcomed Anchorage’s own Borealis Microbrewery, as the Bucs’ official beer served on draft at the ballpark. 2001: The Bucs played under the coaching of Coach Jim Yanko who was a former Glacier Pilot player. With one of the most formidable pitching staffs in Bucs history, they wind up third in the ABL with a 20 and 15 record. Their overall record was an impressive 31 and 19. Many team records were set. A club record 12 shutouts was posted by the Bucs. Bucs pitching staff record an incredible 33 consecutive shutout innings. Jeff Francis leads the staff with a club record ERA of 1.29 and a 7 and 1 record. Al Barbieri returns after 16 years. Barbieri became the oldest player at 42 to get a hit in the ABL. The Bucs win their 2nd consecutive Anchorage Mayor’s Cup and are Co-Champions of the Gillette Wood Bat Invitational. Their 7th title in 9 years. Update: 2001 Bucs pitcher and ABL Player of the year Jeff Frances was a first round selection of the Colorado Rockies. The highest Canadian collegiate drafted ever. 2002: The Bucs played under returning Coach Jim Yanko. Once again despite one of the better pitching staffs in Bucs history, they wind up third in the ABL with a 20 and 15 record. The Bucs overall record was 25 and 24. The Bucs place four players on the All-Alaska Team: Pitcher, Jered Weaver (Long Beach State) - Catcher, Sean Flynn (Texas Pan Am) - Outfielder, Terry Trofholz (TCU), and Utility star Joe Diefenderfer (Santa Clara Univ.). Pitcher Jered Weaver (older brother Jeff currently pitches for the Yankees), throws a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts in a seven inning Wood Bat Tournament game in front of many major league scouts and his dad. Weaver lead the staff with a club record ERA of 1.25 and a 5 and 1 record. Jered Weaver was selected to the 2002 Gillette Wood Bat All-Tournament Team as most outstanding pitcher. Shortstop Jerin Harper (Spokane Falls), and outfielder Marc Zamojc (Univ. of B.C.) also were selected to the All-Tournament Team. The Bucs give up the coveted Anchorage Mayor’s Cup to the Pilots and do not retain the Gillette Wood Bat Championship. 2003: The Bucs season was marred by many early and season ending injuries. The team ended the regular season in last place with a 12 and 22 league record and a 17 and 25 overall record. The Bucs regained the 14th annual Anchorage Mayor’s Cup. The team placed last in the Gillette Wood Bat Invitational. The Bucs place utility player Joe Jacobitz from the University of San Francisco and Georgia Tech’s right handed pitcher Andrew Kown on the All-ABL Squad. A memorable event was that of a single-engine Cessna 207 Skywagon with four people aboard crash-landing just outside the left field fence of Mulcahy Stadium. The pilot and three passengers aboard the plane, were treated at the scene and taken to hospitals. The wreck happened at 8:13 p.m. during the third inning of the game between the Anchorage Bucs and the Fairbanks Goldpanners. As the plane flew over the baseball field, the crowd noticed the plane and started yelling at players on the field to get out of the way. The Bucs’ outfielders scattered. A fitting metaphor for our 2003 season. 2004: Under a new coaching staff which consisted of Head Coach Matt Priess from the University of California, Berkeley, assistant coaches Jason Kelly of Cuesta University and Keith Vorhoff of Northeast Texas CC, the Bucs finished the ABL season in 2nd place with a league record of 21 and 14, and an overall record of 32 and 15. After winning eight of their last nine games, the Bucs awaited the last day of league play to determine the 1st and 2nd place ABL standings. The Bucs then won and retained the 15th annual Anchorage Mayor’s Cup. The Bucs have won four of the last five Cups. The Bucs place third baseman Issac Omura (.350, 19 extra base hits, slug- ging pct. .513, 28 RBIs) from the University of Hawaii, outfielder Brandon Roberts (.363, 31 runs) of Cal Poly, outfielder Travis Becktel (.315, 32 RBIs) of San Jose State and pitcher Garrett Olson (unanimous selection, 7-0, 0.88 ERA) of Cal Poly on the 2004 All-Alaska Baseball Team. Honorable mention went to Bucs closer Jon Wilson who went 4-1 with nine saves and a 1.04 ERA, struck out 26 and walked a mere 3 in 26 innings. Honorable mention also was given to outfielder Truan Mehl of the Univ. of Maryland who hit 293, stole 12 bases and “covered the earth” in center field. Because of their 2nd place ABL finish, the

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Anchorage Bucs History Bucs competed in post-season play in the 70th Annual National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas. The Bucs took 7th place out of 46 teams competing, going 6 and 2 in the tournament. NBC’s Most Outstanding pitcher and All - American Honors went to Bucs’ starter Garrett Olson who pitched two games and did not allow an earned run. Olson wound up including his performance at Witchita with a mind staggering ERA of .68. He won every start he made in both the ABL and the NBC Tournament going a perfect 8 - 0. Truan Mehl led the club at the NBC with five extra base hits, a home run, four doubles and scored 6 runs. Brandon Roberts led the NBC with nine stolen bases. The Bucs led the NBC Tournament with 21 stolen bases. Championship. 2004 also found former Buc pitcher Jeff Francis named Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year and brought up to the majors with the Colorado Rockies. Buc pitcher Bryan Johnson signed with the Atlanta Braves organization during the 2004 Bucs season. 2005: The Bucs finished the ABL season in a disappointing 4th place with a league record of 14 and 20, and an overall record of 20 and 23. The Bucs retained the 16th annual Mayor’s Cup, having won Five out of the last Six Cups. The 2005 Bucs extended their recruiting areas to Taiwan, placing two Taiwan players on the Team. Both Taiwan players, Pitcher Tseng Sung-Wei and Shortstop Wang Shen-Wei went on to represent Taiwan in the 2006 World Baseball Classic. Former Buc Jeff Francis and current Colorado Rockies Pitcher represented Canada in the 2006 World Baseball Classic. The Bucs place Designated Hitter/ Infielder Jerin Harper (.317 Pct., .482 Slugging Pct., 52 Hits, 4 Home Runs, 28 RBI’s, 26 Runs Scored) from Pacific University and Pitcher Sung-Wei Tseng (1.95 ERA) from Taiwan College on the 2005 AllAlaska Baseball Team. Outfielder, Chris Raber from Coastal Carolina led the Bucs with 22 Steals, and an awesome Stolen Base Pct. of .957. Eighteen former Bucs are taken in the 2005 MLB Draft, with three in the first round. Pitchers, Jered Weaver by Anaheim, Wade Townsend by Tampa Bay and Garret Olson by Baltimore, (in 2009 he was traded to the Seattle Mariners. 2006: The Bucs looked back to their past and hire Mike Garcia who returns as Head Coach of the Team. Garcia had guided the Bucs to three straight ABL titles from 1989 thru ‘91. Also acquired is Pitching Coach Randy Kramer. Kramer pitched four seasons in the Majors with Pittsburgh and Seattle from 1988-1992. Under their guidance, the Bucs finish second in the ABL with a league record of 20-14 and an overall record of 26-19-1. The ABL Title came down to the last game with the Kenai Oilers. The Bucs lose 1-0, giving the title to the Kenai Oilers. The Bucs place five players on the 2006 All-ABL Team: Outfielder and ABL Player of the Year, University of CaliforniaIrvine’s Bryan Peterson (leads league with: .368 Batting Average, 4 Triples and 24 RBI’s), Arkansas-Little Rock’s Third baseman Robert Taylor (who leads league in Doubles with 13 and leads the Bucs with 3 Home Runs and 21 Runs Scored), Southern Illinois Outfielder Kevin Koski (.329 Batting Average, leads league with 34 Runs Scored and 56 Hits, provides Bucs with 24 Base on Balls and 27 Stolen Bases, with 15 RBI’s), Utility Player Jason Castro from Stanford and University of Hawaii Relief Pitcher Darrell Fisherbaugh. Eight former Bucs are taken in the 2006 MLB Draft. Former ‘02 Buc now Angels rookie pitcher Jered Weaver goes 7-0. Weaver is first Rookie since Valenzuela in 1981 to win first seven starts. 2007: The Bucs end up in 5th place with a league record of 13 and 22 and an overall record of 21 and 24. The Bucs place two players on the 2007 All-ABL Team: Sacramento State’s Infielder, Gabe Jacobo (leads league with 38 RBI’s, tied for second in ABL with 5 home runs, 4th on Bucs with a .442 Slugging Percentage, 4th on Bucs with 23 Runs Scored, 4th on Bucs with 44 Hits, ). University of San Francisco’s Outfielder, Kyle Morgan (3rd in the League in Batting with a .354 average, 2nd in ABL in doubles with 11, 5th in Triples with 3). Honorable mention was given to Angelo States First Baseman Clay Calfee (3rd in League in Hits with 54, 1st in League in doubles with 16, 2nd in League in RBI’s with 31). The Bucs post-season included an invitation to the WASABI (Western Association Semi-Pro Amateur Baseball Invitational) in San-Luis Obispo, California. The Bucs won this inaugural Invitational and claimed the Championship. 2008: The Bucs finish in 4th place with a league record of 15 and 20 and an overall record of 21-24. The Bucs place four players on the 2008 All-ABL First Team. Gonzaga second baseman Evan Wells batting .317, leads the Bucs in on base percentage with .516, 43 walks, 20 stolen bases, and runs scored with 33. UC Riverside pitcher Paul Bargas with a 2.40 ERA and 31 strike outs. UC Irvine pitcher Christian Bergman boasting 1.34 ERA and 2nd in the League in strike outs with 34. Designated hitter Paul Goldschmidt from Texas State with a .330 average leading the Bucs with 3 home runs, 28 RBI’s, 60 hits, 92 total bases, 20 doubles and a slugging percentage of .505. Bucs place 3 spots on the 2008 All-ABL 2nd Team, First Baseman and Silver Slugger Paul Goldschmidt and Player of the Year Christian Bergman. In the 2008 MLB draft, a record 21 former or current Bucs are drafted into the majors. Drew Gagnier of the University of Oregon and local pitcher Chad Nading of UNLV combine to throw the sixth no-hitter in the Bucs 28 year history. Former 2007 Buc and 2008 CWS Champs Fresno State sophomore third baseman Tommy Mendonca won the 2008 College World Series most outstanding player award. Former 93’ Buc and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Geoff Jenkins wins 2008 World Series ring then retires. Future MLB Hall of Famer 87’ Buc Jeff Kent after playing much of his career with the SF Giants retires from the LA Dodgers. Unfortunately, 2008 saw vandals destroy the Bucs’ bus. The engine and batteries were set ablaze, windows shattered and all headlights and signal lights were punched out. No arrest was ever made.

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Anchorage Bucs History 2009: The Bucs finish in a strong 2nd place with a league record of 28 and 17, and an overall record of 31-17 under 1st year Head Coach Thom Dreier. The Bucs place four players on the 2009 All-ABL Team. Texas State third baseman Jason Martinson batting .293, leads the Bucs in hits with 49, runs scored with 35, and 13 stolen bases, 2nd in total bases at 73. Arizona State catcher Austin Barnes leads Bucs in doubles at 11, 2nd in home runs with 4, leading the Bucs with 15 extra-base hits. NC State outfielder Brian Bello leads Bucs in home runs with 6 (2nd in league), total bases at 74, 2nd in runs scored with 33, 2nd in hits at 47, 2nd in stolen bases with 12, tied for RBI’s at 26. Relief Pitcher from Georgia Tech, Kevin Jacob is named Top Pro Prospect with a phenomenal season. In 24 appearances, “the Bringer of Death” as he was known in the dugout, had an incredible .34 ERA with 12 saves, striking out 29 while giving up only 4 walks. On July 21 against AIA Fire, the Bucs complete fist triple play in their history, Arizona State Pitcher Jake Borup, to Pepperdine SS Vincej, to UC Riverside first baseman Brian McConkey! 2010: On Tuesday, April 15th, Bucs General Manager, Dennis Mattingly and Anchorage police find a dead man frozen in the snow in the Bucs dugout. This event foretold the beginning of a bleak season for the Bucs. Bucs initiate newly installed Field Turf infield and foul areas at Mulcahy Stadium. The Bucs finish in 4th place with a league record of 17-27, and an overall record of 22-33-1, under 1st year Head Coach T.J. Bruce. The Bucs place two players on the 2010 All-ABL Team. Nebraska starting pitcher Casey Hauptman, leading the Bucs with 50 innings pitched, a startling 23-3 strikes to base on balls ratio, and possessing a 2.16 ERA. Winthrop relief pitcher Justin Hopper, ends season with a 1.0 ERA in 14 appearances and leads the Bucs in saves with 4. Wake Forest starting pitcher Zach White earns spot on All-ABL 2nd Team with a 2.53 ERA, tops the Bucs in innings pitched with 53.1. Southern Illinois Outfielder Chris Serritella leads Bucs with a .386 slugging percentage, 53 hits, and 71 total bases. Pepperdine infielder, Zach Vincej fronts Bucs in runs scored with 24, 25 doubles, and 15 stolen bases. 2011: The Bucs finish in 4th place with a league record of 16-20, and an overall record of 22-32, under 1st year Head Tony Cappuccilli out of Irvine Valley. The Bucs place seven players on the 2012 All-Star Team. San Jose State Infielder Jake Valdez who led the Bucs in runs scored (25), hits (44), on base percentage (.430), rbi’s (27), walks (43) and stolen bases (18). Hofstra Infielder Logan Davis. Dallas Baptist Boomer Collins who led Bucs in home runs (3) and total Bases (55), 1st in league in triples (3), 3rd in league in stolen bases (10). Pitchers: Georgia Tech’s Conner Kendrick who led the Bucs in wins (4) and ERA (1.16). Texas State Hunter Lemke who led the Bucs in saves (2) and opposing batting average of (.153). Pepperdine Brian Mcilhenny and Texas State Kyle Finnegan. The Bucs top hitter was Matthew Harjung of Missouri Baptist with a batting average of (.327). Seven former Bucs were taken in the 2011 MLB Draft. 2012: The Bucs enter the dawn of a new era with Shawn Maltby as our new General Manager, the second General Manager in Bucs History. The Bucs finish in 2nd place with a league record of 21-19, and an overall record of 25-22, under 2nd year Head Coach Tony Cappuccilli from Irvine Valley. The Bucs set a new ABL Home Run record of a staggering 56 with Cal Baptist Univ. Outfielder Zach Esquerra leading the club with (8). The Bucs place eight players on the 2012 1st and 2nd ABL All-Star Team. Univ. of LouisianaLafayette Utility Player Chase Compton selected as Player of the Year and Silver Slugger. Chase leads the Bucs in Batting avg. (.390), Slugging pct. (.649), On base pct. (.464), Runs scored (36), Hits (60), Doubles (11), Total bases (100), tied Runs batted in (28), triples (4). Univ. of California-San Diego Outfielder Danny Susdorf led Bucs in stolen bases (20), Texas State Pitcher Scott Grist led Bucs in ERA (.183), and tied in wins (4), Univ. of Nevada Pitcher Braden Shipley, selected as Top Prospect leads Bucs in saves (7), and Games finished (15), St. Mary’s Univ. Outfielder Brenden Kalfus led Bucs in total plate appearances (187), Michigan State Pitcher Mike Theodore led Bucs in Innings pitched (48), Univ. of Louisiana-Lafayette Third Baseman Ryan Leonards and UC Riverside Pitcher Ben Doucette. Franklin Pierce Univ. Infielder Zach Mathieu wins ABL Home Run Derby. Bucs tie for Coaching Staff of the Year. Five former Bucs were taken in the 2012 MLB Draft. 2013: The Bucs finish in 2nd place with a league record 0f 20-15 and an overall record of 29-17, under 3rd year Head Tony Cappuccilli of UNLV. The Bucs have 9 players selected for 1st and 2nd All-ABL designation. Including Louisiana Lafayette catcher Michael Strentz who leads Bucs with a .415 Batting Average and 4 HR, St. Marys University infielder Collin Fergurson who leads Bucs with 21 Hits and 19 Runs Scored, Louisiana Lafayette infielder Ryan Leonards leading Bucs with 20 RBIs, Cal Baptist University outfielder Andrew Crowley who leads Bucs with 35 Hits, Gonzaga University pitcher Andrew Sopko, St. Marys University Outfielder/Pitcher Anthony Gonsolin, Texas State Pitcher Trevor Renfro, Cal Baptist Pitcher David Herd and Fresno States Garrett. Mundell who is named ABL Pitcher of the Year with a lead leading 0.63 ERA, Six Former Bucs are selected in the 2013 MLB Draft, including 2011, 2012 Buc, Nevada Reno Pitcher Braden Shipley in Round 1, by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Bucs win the Mayor’s Cup. Brennan Henry stymied the Glacier Pilots’ batters earning a complete-game shutout in game one of the Cup. Starter Garrett Mundell struck out six and allowed only two hits over eight innings, while Anthony Gonsolin closed in out to win the Cup. The Bucs are awarded an Anchorage Press “Pick” in the Best Local Sports Teams Category. 2008 Former Buc, D-Backs Paul Goldscmidt has break out year achieving the 2013 NL Hank Aaron Award, NL Home Run co-Leader, NL RBI Leader, Gold Glove Award and the Silver Slugger Award.

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Anchorage Bucs History 2014: The Alaska Baseball League creates two divisions (American & National) ending the season with a three game “Top of the World Series”. The Bucs finish in 2nd place within the American division with a league record of 18-14 and an overall record of 26-18, under four year Head Tony Cappuccilli of UNLV. The Bucs have 5 players selected for All-ABL designation. Utah Valley University first baseman Mark Kruger leads Bucs with a 5 HRs and 31 RBIs. Bryant University pitcher Trevor Lacosse possesses a 1.81 ERA and ties University of Tennessee and Buc pitcher Bret Marks for ABL lead in SO (49). Cal Baptist outfielder, returning Buc Andy Crowley leads Bucs with 48 Hits, 27 Runs Scored, 345 BA, 16 Doubles, 3 Triples, and is awarded the 2015 ABL All-Star Game MVP producing a Grand Slam, 5 RBIs, 2 Runs scored and a stolen Base. Ten Bucs are chosen for the Alaska Baseball League All-Star Team. Fourteen Former Bucs are selected in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. The Bucs sweep the Pilots in the 2014 Mayor’s Cup series and thereby maintain possession of the Cup. An impressive four former Anchorage Bucs were selected to the 2014 Major League Baseball AllStar Team: Marlins, Casey McGehee (2002 Buc), Nationals, Kurt Suzuki (2003 Buc), Padres, Tyson Ross (2006 Buc) and Diamond Backs, Paul Goldschmidt (2008 Buc). The Bucs announce the hiring of Concordia University coach Mike Grahovac as their head coach for the summer of 2015. 2015: The Bucs take the Alaska Baseball League Championship and win their 8th ABL title. The Bucs win the best-of-three “Top of the World Series “ beating the Mat-Su Miners 2-0 in a masterful performance by pitcher Jim Voyles (Florida State) taking the third game of the championship series. The Bucs finish with a league record of 23-16 and an overall record of 27-21-1 under Coach Mike Grahovic from Concordia University. Bucs compile 14 shutout wins. Alex Garcia (Cal-State-Santa Barbara) throws a no-hitter vs. Pilots, the 6th in Bucs history (5th complete shut out since Jered Weaver in 2002). Aaron Soto (Univ. of Tennessee) leads ABL with 6 wins. Stephen Trosclair (Louisiana Lafayette) leads ABL with 160 AB, 47 Hits, 25 RBI’s. Bucs have 2 players selected as an All-ABL designation. Stephen Trosclair ( 2nd base, Silver Slugger) and Jim Voyles from Florida State (Relief Pitcher). Leaders for the Bucs include: Gonzaga’s Taylor Jones with a .333 batting average. Dylan Butler from Louisiana Lafayette with 2 Home Runs. Cal Baptist’s Jeremy McDonald serving up 34 Strike Outs. Jim Voyles with a 0.63 ERA in 43 innings pitched. Fifteen Bucs are chosen for the Alaska Baseball League All-Star Team. Fourteen former Bucs were selected in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. 2008 Bucs, Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt wins 2nd Silver Slugger and Gold Glove award. He converted the most double plays and had the highest defensive WAR among qualified first basemen in the NL. 2016: The Alaska Baseball League went from 6 teams to 5 after the Fairbanks Goldpanners dropped out to play an independent circuit. Anthony Hutting returned to Anchorage, this time as the head coach of the Bucs. He was accompanied by 2nd year pitching coach Ken Hokuf and ABL newcomer, assistant coach Matt Orloff. The Bucs finished 4th with a league record of 20-24 and an overall record of 22-26. The Bucs were led offensively by Steven Sensley from Louisiana Lafayette, who hit .305, led the league with 6 HR and was 2nd with 27 RBIs. Sensley was named to the all-ABL first team as an outfielder, as well as the silver slugger and player of the year. San Diego State shortstop Alan Trejo won ABL gold glove award, and University of Northern Colorado sophomore Justin Mulvaney is named best starting pitcher. Closer Wyatt Mills and second year Buc infielder McCarthy Tatum were named to the ABL second team. There were 11 Bucs named to the 2016 ABL All-Star team. Two of this year’s Bucs were selected in the 2016 MLB draft, both were pitchers from Gonzaga. Wyatt Mills was taken in the 17th round by the Tampa Bay Rays, and Hunter Wells was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 23rd round. Wells left the team early after signing with Miami. In addition to Wells and Mills, 9 former Bucs from the past 2 years were taken in the 2016 MLB draft. The Bucs held our first blind baseball challenge, in association with the Anchorage Lions Club. The Bucs hosted the Seattle Sluggers of the National Beep Baseball Association. There was a great turnout for the game, in which all players were blindfolded for a unique version of baseball for those who are visually impaired. The Bucs defeated the Sluggers. 2017: The Bucs hire Ken Hokuf as Head Coach with Grant Palmer and Eric Hutting as assistants. Bucs overall record was 27-22; league record was 24-20, which secured 2nd place in the ABL regular season. The Bucs won the season series against every team except the Miners. The Miners beat the Bucs in the best-of-three Top-of-the-World Series to win the 2017 Alaska League Championship. The Bucs played a record 19 one-run games, winning 9 and losing 10. Bucs played a record 10 doubleheaders. Bucs win the 38th annual Mayor’s Cup series against the Anchorage Glacier Pilots by shutting out Pilots in first two games. Bucs win 2nd consecutive Blind Beep Baseball Challenge, with a walk-off against the Seattle Sluggers, in which all players were blindfolded for a unique version of baseball for those who are visually impaired. Junior First baseman Jake Vieth of Gonzaga University was the first Bucs player to hit two grand slam home runs in one season. Vieth finished the season as the team’s second leading hitter with a .281 batting average. He also was the team leader in runs batted in with 21. Freshman Outfielder Todd Lott of the University of Louisiana Lafayette was the Bucs leading hitter and was designated as the ABL’s Top Prospect. Lott finished the season with a .294 batting average and led the team with eight 8 stolen bases. There were 8 Bucs named to the 2017 ABL 1st and 2nd All-League Team including San Diego State pitcher Logan Boyer, leading the Bucs with 48 strikeouts and Ken Hokuf as ABL Coach of the Year. Eleven Former Bucs were selected in the 2017 MLB Draft including 2017 local player Jonny Homza and Cole Kleszcz from UC Santa Barbara.

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Anchorage Bucs History 2018: Bucs are led by Ken Hokuf as Head Coach, Grant Palmer and Eric Hutting as assistants. Bucs post a 25-19 league record and an overall 27-21 record, finishing in 2nd place. Bucs lose to Miners in the best-of- three Top of the World Series Championship. Bucs win Anchorage Mayor’s Cup for the 11th time. Bucs win 10 of 14 games played against the Anchorage Glacier Pilots and take the lead in this city rivalry series. (166164-2) . Bucs pitch two no-hitters within three days – the 7th and 8th no-hitters in Bucs’ history. First baseman Jake Veeth (Gonzaga University) finished the regular season leading the ABL in batting average (.364), tied for League lead in RBIs (33), second in HR (6). Vieth is named Player-of-the-Year and receives Silver Slugger award. Closer Adrian Mardueno (San Diego State University) finished the season with a 0.00 Earned Run Average and was second in ABL with 7 saves, earning All-League Closer of the Year designation. Adam Seminaris (Long Beach State University) had the lowest Starter Earned Run Average in ABL (0.38) and threw two complete games. Seminaris is designated All-League Starting Pitcher. Five Bucs ‘ players named to All-League First Team: First Baseman Jake Vieth, Outfielder Brennan Breaux (Louisiana Lafayette), Starting Pitcher Adam Seminaris (Long Beach State University), Relief Pitcher Kyle Wullenweber (New Mexico State University) and Closer Adrian Mardueno (San Diego State University). Bucs on All League Second Team: Willy Escala, JC Correa, Troy Claunch, Casy O’Sullivan and John Altman, Bucs’ Head Coach Ken Hokuf, named Coach-of-the-Year for the second consecutive season. Eight former Bucs including 2018 infielder JC Correra, were selected in the 2018 MLB draft.

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TAKE A SEAT AT MULCAHY Welcome to historic Mulcahy Stadium, home of the Anchorage Bucs. Mulcahy stadium is named after Alaska Railroad conductor Bill Mulcahy. He was active in Little League and the Alaska Baseball League. The Bucs hope you enjoy your season. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE & FOOD CONSUMPTION The Municipality of Anchorage prohibits alcoholic beverages beyond the stadium walls. You are not permitted to bring alcoholic beverages, glass bottles or food into the Stadium. DO NOT TAKE ALCOHOL OUTSIDE THE STADIUM!

ANIMALS Service dogs are the only animals allowed inside the Mulcahy Stadium with the exception of authorized permission from the Bucs Management.

AUTOGRAPHS Players and coaches will be available to sign autographs after the games behind the Bucs Clubhouse.

CAMERA & VIDEO EQUIPMENT Cameras and video equipment are allowed in the ballpark but flash photography is prohibited during the games.

CONCESSION STAND The concession stand offers the best baseball food in the league. Fans can enjoy the best hotdogs and hamburgers in the North. Ice cold fountain sodas, ice cream, candy, nachos, hot chocolate and coffee are just a few of the taste-tempting items the concession offers.

HANDICAP ACCESS Wheelchair accessible seating is available in the grandstand area, behind home plate.

GATES Gates are open one hour before the scheduled game time.

LOST & FOUND Lost & Found items can be turned into the Anchorage Bucs Souvenir Stand, located to the left of the entrance gates, behind the third base box seats. The Bucs are not responsible for items left after the final game of the season.

LOST PARENTS & FOUND CHILDREN Lost parents or children should go to the Anchorage Bucs Souvenir Stand, located to the left of the entrance gates, behind the third base box seats. We will assist in locating the individual.

RESTROOMS Restroom facilities are located adjacent to the Anchorage Bucs Clubhouse and behind the concession stand.

SMOKING Mulcahy Stadium is a non-smoking facility within the seating areas, food and drink service areas, and entrances.

DISCLAIMER For your safety the Bucs would like to remind you that balls, bats and even players, may leave the field during the course of the game. The Anchorage Bucs and the Municipality are not liable for any damaged or injury caused to you or your vehicle by these potential hazards.

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