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Pippins sign two pitchers

on Jan 08, 2014

From the Yakima Herald

YAKIMA, Wash. — Now that they have a nickname, the Yakima Valley Pippins also have some players.

The Pippins announced Tuesday the signing of two pitchers for their first season as a West Coast League team in Yakima, having secured pitchers Matt Trask and Nick Kern.

A Pippins news release announced the signings. Both pitchers are right-handers, with Kern, a native of Brea, Calif., scheduled to play for defending College World Series champion UCLA this season after redshirting in 2013.

Trask is a senior at Davis High School in Davis, Calif., and is slated to enroll at UCLA next fall.

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