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March 2, 2007 March 2, 2007

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Ramon Castro To Newark: Rejoice, Bears fans! Newark has gone out and stolen Ramon Castro from the Mets. One day he’s in Spring Training, and the next day he’s a Bear. This is incredib…wait, hang on.

It’s…it’s a different Ramon Castro? Where’d he play? Oakland? Oh. OK.

Ramon Castro, the infielder who briefly reached the big leagues in 2004 with Oakland, has agreed to terms with the Newark Bears. In nine games with the A’s, he hit .133 with 0 HR and 3 RBI.

Meacham New Pitching Coach In NYPL: Rusty Meacham, who pitched for the Long Island Ducks and Nashua Pride in the Atlantic League, has been named as the new pitching coach for the New York-Penn League’s Vermont Lake Monsters.

It is no secret that I’ll be stepping up my presence covering the NYPL this season, but I do look forward to speaking with Meacham about his Atlantic League days for this site later on in the year.

Ducks Name New Media Relations Coordinator: (Central Islip, N.Y., March 2, 2007) – Long Island Ducks team officials today announced that Mike Solano has been named the team’s new media relations coordinator.

Solano will be responsible for leading the club’s day-to-day media relations activities, as well as contributing to other departments when needed. He joins the Ducks after serving as Media Relations Director for the Wilson Tobs, a summer collegiate baseball team in North Carolina.

Mike has also worked for the Syracuse SkyChiefs (AAA, Blue Jays) and Syracuse University athletics.

“I am grateful and excited for the opportunity to become a member of this great organization,” says Solano. “I look forward to contributing to the continued success of the Ducks on Long Island.”

Solano received his Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and is a native and current resident of Kings Park, N.Y. – Mike Ashmore, mashmore@patriotsbaseball.com



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