The Nanaimo Hub City Paving Pirates are looking for another great season in 2012.
This year’s team is looking to build on last year’s Pennant Winning season, while also looking to capture their first league title. Expectations are higher than ever within the group, which will host the 2012 BCPBL Championships at Serauxman Stadium
The pitching staff will feature a strong 4-man rotation, with no clear #1 starter. Returning Players Colby Morgan, Luke Skingle, and Justin Clarkson will be joined by converted OF Alex Rogers in the starting four. Also seeing time on the mound this season for the Pirates will be Junior Grads Bryan and Nate Odgers, as well as Crosby Rushton. Those three will also see many innings in different positions.
Defensively, the Pirates will be led by catcher Ben Dunbar who will also have a key role in the offense. Backing him up is Braeden Mousseau. 3rd base will be platooned by Justin Clarkson and Bryan Odgers. Brady Rogers will be the mainstay at short while 2nd will be platooned by Griffin Andreychuk and Nate Odgers. Brendan McCarthy will control CF while also seeing some time at 1st base. The other first baseman will be Left Hander Chris Faber. Alex Rogers, Crosby Rushton, Ryan Smith, and Dave Jerome will all get their outfield innings.
The Pirates players and coaching staff look forward to a great year, building on last years pennant and searching for the Playoff Championship.