Michigan’s Jesse Franklin
goes deep for Brewster
Photo: Rob Nitsch
Roster page 5 Tribute to a Founder
How Players Get Picked page 28
Host Family Experience page 36
Schedule page 72
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Letter from the President 4
Officers & Directors 5
General Manager & Staff 6
Coaching Staff 9
Award Winners 2018 10
Players’ Profiles 12
Game Day Volunteers 14
Ladies’ Library Salute 20
Bat Kids 22
Meet the Whitecaps 24
Host Families 26
Media Team 27
Growing Pros for 31 Years 28
Roger Normand Salute 31
How Players Get Picked: The Inside Story 32
Barry Souder Tribute 36
Special Color Advertising Section 44
Host Family Experience 45
Fence Banner Sponsors 46
Food Concession Menu 47
Jim Nowak Salute 48
Who Does What for the Whitecaps 50
Herb Seavey Salute 62
Brewster Baptist Church Salute 66
Team Meals 67
Dugout Baseball and Softball Club Salute 71
Brewster Police Salute 72
Welcome to Brewster and
Stony Brook Field!
Message from the President
Many years ago when asked about the off season, Rogers
Hornsby replied, “People ask me what I do in winter when
there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the
window and wait for spring.” While I’m sure you had a
more exciting winter than Hornsby, isn’t it great that
summer baseball is finally here?
Welcome to Stony Brook Field and thanks for supporting
the Brewster Whitecaps. Chris Kenney, President
Brewster Baseball Club
We appreciate you visiting us and trust you’ll enjoy the outstanding summer baseball played by our team of high
performing collegiate players.
We’re extremely fortunate here on the Cape — visitors and residents alike. Every summer we all get to savor the best
collegiate summer baseball in America. The ten towns that support the teams of the Cape Cod Baseball League are
really lucky – we get to host more than 300 of the most talented baseball players in the world.
As I’m sure you can guess, it’s no small effort to field a team in the Cape League. Lots of host families, adult
volunteers, interns and coaches are necessary to pull it off. In fact, our annual budget exceeds $150,000. As a volunteer
nonprofit organization, we rely on the help of both the immediate, and, extended community. If you’d like to help,
please go to our website at brewsterwhitecaps.com. See the different ways that you could support the Whitecaps and
amp up your baseball and summer fun.
Again, thanks so much for coming to Stony Brook and supporting the Brewster Whitecaps.
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Brewster Baseball Club 2019
Chris Kenney, President
Ned Monthie, General Manager
Paige Ferraguto, Vice President, Game Day
Peter Blatz, Vice President, Facilities & Equipment
Bob Graczewski, Vice President, Finance
Patricia Nahigian, Treasurer
Claire Gradone, Secretary
Dave Alexander Luke Dillon Chris Kenney
Peter Blatz Pat Eggers Jennifer Jones Kish
Katie Carey Paige Ferraguto
Jeff Cassidy Bob Graczewski Ned Monthie
Alton Cole Claire Gradone Dee Nahigian
Jim Decker Mike Gradone Pat Nahigian
Chuck Hanson Jane Sullivan
Kirsten Deering Robert Tobias
Brewster Baseball Club
P.O. Box 2349 • Brewster, MA 02631
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General Manager & Staff
Now in his 13th year as
Alex Livingston Courtney Birch Carly Jackson Garrett Sierra
MLB Scout Liaison Intern Athletic Trainer Student Trainer Intern Baseball Operations Intern
The College Of Charleston
Springfield College Maine Defiance College
2019 Brewster Whitecaps Roster as of May 24, 2019
PLAYER POS BT HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN SCHOOL General Manager
Ned Monthie 518-248-7519
Jeff Criswell RHP LR 6-3 210 So Portage, MI Michigan
Reid Detmers LHP RR 6-2 210 So Chatham, IL Louisville Head Coach
Stevie Emanuels RHP RR 6-5 195 So Bellevue, WA Washington Jamie Shevchik
Sean Fisher LHP RR 6-0 214 So Parsonsburg, MD Maryland Keystone College, PA
Cody Greenhill RHP RR 6-4 210 So Russellville, AL Auburn
Daniel Harper RHP LL 6-4 215 So Fairway, KS Kentucky Assistant Coaches
Chance Huff RHP RR 6-4 210 Fr Niceville, FL Vanderbilt
Sean Hunley RHP RR 6-4 195 So Mount Juliet, TN Tennessee Ryan Smyth
Chandler Jozwiak LHP RR 6-1 170 So Brenham, TX Texas A&M Keystone College, PA
Seth Lonsway LHP LR 6-2 195 Fr Celina, OH Ohio State
Bobby Miller RHP LR 6-5 210 So McHenry, IL Louisville Scott Landers
Jimmy Ramsey RHP SR 6-7 240 So Minnetonka, MN Kentucky Oswego State, NY
Zach Thompson RHP 6-1 160 So West River, MD Maryland
Garrett Wade LHP 6-2 205 Fr Hartselle, AL Auburn Will Delgado
Ryan Webb LHP 6-1 203 So Roswell, GA Georgia Fairleigh Dickinson, NJ
Alex Binelas 3B/1B 6-4 210 Fr Oak Creek, WI Louisville
Ryan Bliss SS 5-9 165 Fr LaGrange, GA Auburn Gene Bowles
Coby Boulware IF/C 5-9 170 So Anthem, AZ Arkansas Prince George’s Community College, MD
Dillon Dingler C/CF 6-3 220 So North Canton, Ohio State
Joe Donovan C 5-11 180 So Clarendon Hills, IL Michigan Ken Durling
Jesse Franklin 1B/OF 6-2 205 So Seattle, WA Michigan Keystone College, PA
Tyler Gentry C/OF 6-2 205 So Arlington, TN Alabama
Tyler Hardman IF 6-3 213 So Corona, CA Oklahoma
Christian Molfetta IF/C 5-11 185 Jr Laguna Beach, CA Stanford
Justin Vought C 6-3 195 So Wilkes-Barre Maryland
Aaron Walters C 6-0 195 So Center Point, TX Texas A&M
Ryan Ward OF 6-0 200 So Millbury, MA Bryant
Gage Workman SS 6-4 200 So Queen Creek, AZ Arizona St
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Jamie Shevchik, Head Coach
Jamie Shevchik returns for his fifth year as Head Coach of the Whitecaps.
In 2018, following a sub-par regular season, Coach Shevchik led Brewster
to the Eastern Division finals, after a first round victory over Yarmouth- Dennis,
owner of the league’s best regular season record. In 2017 his Whitecaps ran the
table in the playoffs to win the championship.
During his 18-year career as head coach at Keystone College (PA), Coach
Shevchik has built the Giants into a regional power, consistently ranked among
the nation’s top 20 Division III programs. Twice he has led Keystone to the
NCAA Division III Collegiate World Series, finishing as the NCAA Division III
National Runner-Up in 2016. Through 2019, Shevchik’s teams compiled an
impressive, 599-202 overall record, a .748 winning percentage. He has been
honored as the CSAC Coach of the Year seven times in the past 11 seasons,
including the last three in a row.
Coach Shevchik had a solid record in collegiate summer baseball before coming
Photo: SportsPix to the Cape League, including an eight-year run as the head coach at Danbury
in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. His Westerners made five
NECBL playoff appearances aPnhdotow: SpoonrtPtixheir division in 2010 and 2012. His Cape League Whitecaps compiled the second
best won-loss record in the circuit in 2015.
Coach Shevchik joined the Keystone baseball coaching staff in January 1998 as an assistant. In 1993 and 1994 as a player,
he was an outstanding pitcher and outfielder at Keystone. Following his graduation from Mid Valley High School and his
time at Keystone, he continued his baseball career at East Stroudsburg University. Jamie resides with his wife Maria and
daughters Brielle, Giana, and Raina in Clarks Summit, PA.
Scott Landers - Pitching Coach
Scott has been the Oswego State (NY) head baseball coach for the last eight ears. In 2017
and 2018 he guided his Lakers to the D-III College World Series. The Windsor, N.Y. native
joined the Laker staff after serving as the assistant coach at Division I Le Moyne College
for the previous nine seasons. During his tenure at Le Moyne, five Le Moyne pitchers
signed professional baseball contracts. Overall, Landers has coached 21 players that have
gone on to play professional baseball. Before Le Moyne, Landers served as an assistant
coach at SUNY Cortland for two years and one season as the head coach at Broome
Community College (NY). He graduated from SUNY Cortland in 1998 and earned his
master’s degree in Health Education from there in 2003. Landers was a four-year pitcher
at Cortland and helped the Red Dragons to three SUNYAC titles, four regional
appearances and three NCAA Division III World Series appearances.
Ken Durling - Bench Coach
Ken assists Coach Shevchik at Keystone College, where he works with hitters and
outfielders. No stranger to summer collegiate baseball, he has been an assistant coach
in the Valley League with the Strasburg Express and in the M.I.N.K League with the
Chillicothe Mudcats. Prior to Keystone, Ken was a graduate assistant at Centenary
University where he earned his Masters degree in Leadership and Public Administration.
As a player Durling helped lead Misericordia University (PA) to three straight conference
championships. He is the school’s all-time leader in hits (234), doubles (63), RBI (175),
games played (179), total bases (405) and second in home runs (30). Durling was a
three-time 1st team all-Mac Freedom selection, three-time all-ECAC regional pick, a
second team all-American in 2012 and a 2011 Rawlings Gold Glove winner. After his
college career, Durling had a short stint in independent baseball with the San Angelo (TX)
Colts of the United League.
Assistant Coaches Photo: Rob Nitsch
Photo: Rob Nitsch
Ryan Smyth - Third Base Coach/Hitting Coach
Ryan is associate head coach at Keystone, working with Head Coach Shevchik.This
is his fourth summer with the Brewster Whitecaps. At Keystone, he coaches the team's
hitters and catchers and coordinates recruiting. Smyth has coached more than 20 players
who have signed professional contracts. He has significant summer college baseball
coaching experience, including six years in the New England Collegiate Baseball League
(NECBL) both as a hitting coach and manager, before making the jump up to the Cape
last summer. As a player, he was two-year standout player at Keystone after stints at
Boston College and Brookdale Community College (NJ). In his two seasons with
Keystone, he hit .349 with 87 hits, 19 doubles, 21 home runs, and 73 RBI. He ranks
fifth all time for career home runs (21) after playing for only two seasons. He played
professionally for the Evansville Otters in the Frontier League.
Gene Bowles - Bullpen Coach
Gene is Assistant Athletic Director and an assistant baseball coach at Prince George's
Community College in Largo, MD. He was an assistant coach at Dartmouth in 2018.
He spent the two seasons before that at Prince George’s as pitching coach and
recruiting coordinator. The 2017 team went to the NJCAA D3 College World Series.
Gene has collegiate summer league experience as the head coach of the Omaha Blue
Bombers in the Corn Belt Summer Collegiate League, guiding his team to a league
best 19-11-2. He has also served as the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator for
Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. In the summer of 2010, he took the mound for
the New York Empires in the independent New York State League, posting a 3-2
record and 4.43 ERA in 30 innings of work. Gene earned his undergraduate degree at
the University of Maryland and his masters in athletic administration from Western
Kentucky in 2018.
Will Delgado - First Base Coach/Youth Clinics Director
Will returns for his fourth year with the Whitecaps. 2019 marked his first year with
Fairleigh Dickinson as an assistant coach. A native of Puerto Rico, Will grew up in
Florida, where he attended and played baseball, basketball and football at Lake Howell
High School. Will went on to play at Catonsville Community College, where he was a
two-year starter and helped his club make the Region XX D-II Baseball Tournament in
the first year. After Catonsville, he moved on to Keystone College in Pennsylvania and
was managed by Jamie Shevchik. As a team captain Will helped lead the Giants to their
first appearance in the D-III National Tournament. Will also completed his bachelor’s
degree at Keystone, majoring in biology.
Whitecaps 2018 Award Winners
Each season, Whitecaps General Manager Ned Monthie presents awards for the year’s most
outstanding performances, both on and of the field. And for last summer, the winners were, left to right:
Zach Linginfelter - Coaches Award (Best Teammate) GM Ned Monthie presents the
Conor Grammes - Co-Opportunity Player Whitecaps Fans of the Year Award to
Kyle Cameron - Co-Opportunity Player Brielle Shevchik and Nancy Sveden
Gage Workman - Defensive Player of the Year
Jesse Franklin - Offensive Player of the Year
Reid Detmers - Pitcher of the Year
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INF/OF Louisville Freshman 6-3, 210 L/R
As of May 1st, Binelas led the University of Louisville in
batting average, home runs, slugging percentage and OPS
as a freshman. Binelas also had eight doubles and committed
only three errors during that stretch. Prior to Louisville,
Binelas was selected in the 35th round of the 2018 Major
League Draft by the Washington Nationals. He was the
No. 3 recruit from the state of Wisconsin. At Oak Creek High,
he was a four-time All-State selection and was the Greater
Metro Conference Player of the Year three times. He was
named the 2018 Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association
Player of the Year and was selected for the 2018 USA Today
and ABCA First Team All-Region. Binelas also set nine school
records while batting over .500 in his junior and senior
seasons. His father Pete was a professional basketball
player in Europe.
INF Auburn Freshman 5-9 165 R/R
As a freshman this spring at Auburn University, Bliss hit .259
with a home run and 22 runs batted in as of May 1st. Third on
the Tigers in steals, Bliss had six doubles and a .983 fielding
percentage. Drafted in the 30th round by the Boston Red Sox
in 2018, Bliss is a graduate of Troup County High School and
was rated the number one shortstop coming out of the state
of Georgia. He was named to the 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game
2nd Team All-American and a 2017 First Team Preseason
Underclass All American by Perfect Game. At Troup County,
he stole 64 bases in 66 attempts and was a three-time First
Team All-Region honoree.
INF Arkansas Redshirt Sophomore 5-9 170 R/R
After transferring to Arkansas following his freshman
year with Texas Christian University, Coby sat out the 2019
college season. At TCU, the Arizona native hit .278 with a .357
on base percentage. He was a 2018 Big 12 All-Freshman Team
member and a 2018 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-
American. A graduate of Boulder Creek High School, Boulware
holds the school’s all-time record for hits and stolen bases. As a
senior, he was a Rawlings Honorable Mention All American,
First Team All-State, First Team All-West Region and First
Team All-Section. He played in the Perfect Game Underclass
All-American games and was a Perfect Game All-American as
a junior. Boulware’s father Ben played baseball at Cal Poly
where he appeared in two College World Series and was
drafted in the seventh round by the Chicago White Sox. He
played in the minor leagues for four years.
Game Day Volunteers
Please join the Whitecaps Board of Directors in saluting these hard-working, dedicated volunteers.
Without them, the show could not go on! If you’re interested in joining them, please speak to
one of these friendly folks, or leave your name at the souvenir stand.
Paige Ferraguto Angus Cunningham Pat Eggers Claire Gradone Mike Gradone Chuck Hanson
Gane Day Director
Joe Henry Kathie Monthie Glenda Normand Roger Normand Doug Scalise Jane Sullivan Al Weyman
Tyler Almonte Mattison Clements Griffin Hayes Isaiah Lopez Macy Moore
Springfield College Nichols College Bowling Green SUNY Cortland Purdue
Kennedy Senise George Tremblay Isaac Semmier Cameron J. Torres Neal Wood
TCU U Mass Washington State Franklin Pierce U Mass
Jeff Criswell - Second Season with Brewster!
RHP Michigan Sophomore 6-3 190
Through April 28, Jeff started 11 games for the Michigan
Wolverines. Criswell had the second-best ERA among
Wolverine starters, 2.61. He had a 4-1 record in his 11 starts
and struck out 59 batters in 58 innings pitched. In his start
against Minnesota on April 7, Criswell went 6.2 innings,
struck out eight and did not allow a run. As a freshman,
Criswell finished the season with a 2.23 ERA in a team-high
24 relief appearances. His father, Brian, played baseball for
Reid Detmers - Second Season with Brewster!
LHP Louisville Sophomore 6-3 180
Reid returns to brewster, eager to prove that his Whitecaps
Pitcher of the Year Award last summer was no fluke. This
spring through April 30 for Louisville in 11 starts, he had a
2.28 ERA, best among Cardinal starters. He had a team-high
and ACC-leading 113 strikeouts, almost double the next closest
teammate. Detmers had a season-high 16 strikeouts in 7.2
innings against Georgia Tech March 22.
C Ohio State Sophomore 6-3 210 R/R
Through May 1, Dingler started 23 games of the 26 he played
for the Buckeyes this spring. Despite missing 18 games due to
injury, Dillon hit .266 with six doubles and one triple. Dingler’s
best weekend came against #24 Michigan in April when he went
4-11 with two doubles and two runs scored. Dillon’s freshman
campaign at OSU earned him a selection to the Big Ten All-
Freshman Team. Perfect Game listed him as the No. 7 prospect
in the conference’s 2020 draft class. As a freshman, Dingler hit
.244 in 53 games where he split time behind the
plate and in center field. He also had four home runs, 17 RBI
and eight doubles.
Salute to the Ladies’ Library
Many thanks to the Brewster Ladies’ Library for hosting the
monthly Board meetings of the Whitecaps for so many years.
In addition, the library hosts the popular “Meet the Whitecaps”
event, this year on Saturday, July 6 at 11 a.m.
Every Wednesday at 10:30 AM: Story Hour
Each week has a different theme with an accompanying craft.
(Ages 2 and up)
Photo: Rob Nitsch
Summer 2019 Kids’ and Teens’ Events
June 22 1-5 pm Games Day (ages 8 and up)
July 2 2-3 pm Jungle Jim “A Universe of Stories” Balloon Show (all ages)
July 5 Kids Movie and Popsicles (all ages)
July 6 2 pm Meet the Whitecaps (all ages)
July 9 11 am-Noon Tales to Tails: Reading to Therapy Dogs (all ages)
July 11 TAC on Tour Teen Watercolor Workshop (ages 13 – 18)*
July 16 2 pm NASA Solar System Ambassador Family Science Workshop:
1-3 pm The Moon and Apollo Program (ages 4 and up)
Harry Potter Horcrux Scavenger Hunt (ages 5 and up)
2 pm Family STEAM Science Fair (all ages)
Scott Jameson Magic Show (all ages)
July 18 2-3 pm Ukulele Class (ages 10 and up)*
Games Day (ages 8 and up)
July 19 1-2:30 pm Kids Craft Free-for-All (all ages)
Harry Potter Birthday Party (ages 4 and up)
July 23 2-3 pm Three sessions of the Boston Museum of Science
Night Sky Planetarium Program (ages 4 and up)*
July 25 2-3 pm Kids Soap Making Workshop (ages 5 and up)*
Amazing Animal Ambassadors Animal Show (all ages)*
July 27 1-5 pm Making Space for Pollinators Presentation and T-Shirt Craft (ages 5 and up)*
Kids Movie and Popsicles (all ages)
July 30 2-3 pm End of Summer Reading Party (all ages)
July 31 1 pm
August 1 2 pm, 2:45 pm
& 3:30 pm
August 2 2-3 pm
August 6 2-3 pm
August 13 11 am
August 15 2 pm
August 16 2 pm
*Registration required. Register online at brewsterladieslibrary.org, starting June 21.
Library Hours: Tuesday & Thursday – 10-8. Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10-5.
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Joe Donovan - Second Season with Brewster!ington State C
C Michigan Sophomore 5-11 180 R/R
For the Whitecaps last summer, Joe hit .309 with eight RBI in
26 games. This spring, through April 27, Donovan played 35
games as a sophomore with the Wolverines. His first college
career home run came in the third game of the year against
Binghamton. Joe went on to blast five homers while hitting
.264 and driving in 19. He appeared in 14 games his freshman
year at Michigan and hit .250. He ranks in the top five all time
in Illinois high school baseball history in hits, doubles and
runs scored. Joe also holds 47 career and single season records
at his alma mater, Westmont High School
RHP Washington Sophomore 6-5 195
Through April 30, Emanuels had a team-best 2.64 ERA in 24
relief appearances for Washington. Emanuels had 47 strikeouts
in 44.1 innings pitched. He also had a team-high three saves.
On April 26, Emanuels came in and completed a six-out save
against Arizona State, pitching two innings and striking out
3 hitters. In 2018, Emanuels set a Washington freshman record
and tied for the second most ever appearances on the mound, 34.
He pitched one inning in the 2018 College World Series against
Oregon State. Emanuels’ uncle, Jake, played baseball for
Washington as well.
Sean Fisher Sophomore 6-5 195
LHP Maryland Through April 30, Fisher had made a team-high 20 appearances
for Maryland, posting a 4.44 ERA. In 26.1 innings pitched,
Fisher struck out 18 and walked just seven batters. On April 20
against Ohio State, Fisher made a nine-out save, allowing just
two hits and one earned run in three innings. As a freshman,
Fisher made 22 appearances, pitched 30.1 innings and struck
out 22. He ended his freshman campaign 1-1 with a 6.53 ERA.
Many thanks to our hustling, hardworking bat kids,
who are an important part of the Whitecaps team effort.
Ana Alexander Morgan Alexander
Salvi Cacciola Ethan Carey
Arthur Figueiredo. Arabella Higgins
Leo Lewis George Mecca
Trey Wallace Asher Woods
Jesse Franklin - Second Season with Brewster!
OF Michigan Sophomore 6-1 215 L/L
Jesse was the Whitecaps’ Offensive Player of the Year last
summer, batting .302 with two homers and 17 RBI. He also
hit .333 in the Playoffs with another home run. Through
games of April 28 this spring, Franklin hit .234 with 10 homers
and 32 RBIs in his sophomore season for the Wolverines.
Franklin’s freshman year at Michigan earned him All-
American second team selection by Baseball America and
Perfect Game. That season, Jesse led the Wolverines with a
.588 slugging percentage and ten homers while posting
a .327 average and 47 RBI.
Tyler Gentry Sophomore 6-2 200 R/R
OF Alabama Gentry had a solid season in his second year for the Crimson
Tide. He hit .286 while belting ten homers and driving in 33
runs through games of April 28. His home runs were tops on
the team and so were his 45 hits. He pounded out seven
doubles, walked 15 times and stole six bases. Gentry’s
freshman year was at Walters State Community College
where he hit a scorching .379 and a team-high 18 home runs.
In 64 games he racked up 72 RBI, scored 71 runs and stole
RHP Auburn Sophomore 6-4 210
Through May 2, Greenhill appeared 18 times in relief for
Auburn, posting a 3.57 ERA. Greenhill had a team-high nine
saves, ranking third in the SEC. In 35.1 innings pitched, Greenhill
had 28 strikeouts and just seven walks. As a freshman, Greenhill
appeared 21 times in relief, pitched 58.2 innings and struck out
55 batters. He finished last season with a 6-3 record, a team-best
2.30 ERA and five saves. He was named a Freshman All-American
by College Baseball, D1 Baseball, NCBWA and Perfect
Game/Rawlings last season.
Daniel Harper Sophomore 6-4 215
RHP Kentucky Through May 2, Daniel had a 4.38 ERA in 22 relief appearances
for Kentucky. In 39 innings pitched, Harper had 35 strikeouts.
On April 14, Harper got a two-out save against Ole Miss, his
lone save of the season. He ranks third in the SEC with 22
appearances. He started 11 games last year and had a 5.51 ERA,
with 42 strikeouts in 49 innings pitched. He was the team’s
primary mid-week starter in 2018. In his career debut, Harper
struck out eight opponents in four innings.
IF Oklahoma Sophomore 6-3 213
Through May 8 for the Sooners this spring, Tyler hit .309 in
45 games. He knocked out five home runs, eleven doubles,
scored 34 runs and drove in 33. As a freshman last year, he
appeared in 48 games, starting 37 of them. He hit .207 with
eight doubles, three home runs, 16 RBI and 21 runs scored.
No stranger to summer baseball, in 2018 he played in 30 games
for the Santa Barbara Foresters in the California Collegiate
League, batting .286 with four doubles and 13 RBI. In high
school, he set the program’s single season records for batting
average (.530), home runs (9) and hits (53) as a senior. He was
picked in the 37th round of the MLB 2017 Draft by the Colorado
Chance Huff Freshman 6-4 210
RHP Vanderbilt Through May 8 this spring for the Commodores, Chance
pitched 17.1 innings, struck out 21 and compiled a record of
2-0. At Niceville High in Florida, he was ranked as the state’s
No. 18 right-handed pitcher and No. 46 overall player in the
class of 2018 by Perfect Game. He was also named 2018
Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
(Florida - All Region 1st Team). He graduated magna cum
laude. Chance is a very physical, athletic pitcher. He has a
powerful arm, and a lot of length to his body that will serve
him well as he continues to develop his stuff.
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Sean Hunley Sophomore 6-4 195
RHP Tennessee Through May 2, Hunley had a 2.86 ERA in 14 appearances
with four starts for Tennessee. He had a 3-0 record in 34.2
innings pitched with 22 strikeouts. In his first start of the
season against Northern Kentucky, Hunley pitched 5 innings,
struck out six and didn’t allow a run. Last season, Hunley
finished with a team-best 7-3 record and led all UT pitchers
with a 2.64 ERA. His seven victories were tied for fourth all-
time among UT freshman. He was the first Tennessee freshman
pitcher to start a season 6-0. He finished 2018 as a College
Baseball Newspaper Freshman All-American.
Chandler Jozwiak Georgia Freshman 6’2” 240 RHP
LHP Texas A&M Sophomore 6-1 170
Through May 2, Jozwiak had a 5.24 ERA and a 4-4 record in 20
appearances with four starts for Texas A&M. He pitched 44.2
innings with 60 strikeouts and had one save. Last season,
Jozwiak appeared in 19 games with nine starts. He finished the
season with a 2-0 record, a 4.50 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 42
innings pitched. As a starter, he had a 3.13 ERA in 31.2 innings
last season. He pitched for the Brazos Valley Bombers of the
Texas Collegiate League last summer, logging a 1-1 record and a
2.14 ERA in 21 innings with the Bombers.
Seth Lonsway - Second Season with Brewster!
LHP Ohio State Redshirt Freshman 6-2 190
Through April 30, Seth started 11 games for Ohio State as a
freshman. He recorded a 4.55 ERA and a 5-3 mark in 59.1
innings pitched as the Buckeyes’ Sunday starter. He led the
team with 75 strikeouts and had one complete game shutout .
Against Rutgers, Lonsway went the distance, allowed three
hits, no runs and struck out 12. Out of high school, Lonsway
was drafted in the 19th round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the
Cincinnati Reds. Lonsway redshirted during the 2018 season.
It’s Fun to “Meet the Whitecaps”!
Every summer, you can
“Meet the Whitecaps” –
all the Brewster Whitecaps
players and coaches, all in
one place at one time. Bring
the kids to collect autographs,
win Whitecaps prizes and
join the fun. It’s all happening
again this year at the Brewster
Ladies‘ Library on Route 6A,
Saturday, July 6, beginning at
Photo: Rob Nitsch
Some players work part-time jobs to help pay for their
housing with host families and other expenses. They are most grateful
for these local job opportunities that accommodate the baseball schedule.
The Latham School, Players work each weekday
Route 6A in Brewster morning, instructing kids at
the Whitecaps Clinics.
Stony Brook Field, Brewster
Youth Clinics Instruction
Bobby Miller - Second Season with Brewster!
RHP Louisville Sophomore 6-5 220
Bobby returns to Brewster in 2019 after posting a 5.06 ERA
in 16 innings pitched with the Whitecaps in 2018. In games
through April 29th this spring, Miller tossed 46.1 innings
for Louisville, starting in six of his 14 appearances. A season
ago, his 1.05 WHIP was the best mark for Cardinals pitchers
who threw 10 or more innings. He also posted a 2.97 ERA,
striking out 55 batters in 66.2 innings last year. He was named
a first team Perfect Game Freshman All-American, second
team D1Baseball Freshman All-American, Collegiate Baseball
Freshman All-American, All-ACC third team member and
ACC All-Freshman team honoree. Out of McHenry-West High
School (IL), he was drafted in the 38th round by the Baltimore
Christian Molfetta - Second Season with Brewster!
IF/C Stanford Redshirt Junior 5-11 188 R/R
Christian returns to the Whitecaps for his second CCBL season.
In his third season for Stanford this spring, Molfetta saw only
limited action playing in five games, two of which he started.
As a sophomore at Stanford in 2018, he started the final 12
games at catcher. He hit his first college career home run at
Washington in May. His had his first multi-hit game in a March
9 win over Texas. Before Stanford, Molfetta led his high school
to the Trinity League championship twice. He also led the
league in home runs and RBIs in 2015.
Jimmy Ramsey Sophomore 6-7 240
RHP Kentucky As a freshman last year, Jimmy struck out 10.40 batters per
nine innings for Kentucky. This spring, he continued that
swing-and-miss success with 27 punch outs in 24.2 innings
pitched in games through April 29th. He made five starts
while posting a 7.66 ERA. Last summer in the Perfect Game
Collegiate Baseball League, Ramsey struck out 10.75 batters
per nine innings while allowing just one home run in 34.1
innings pitched. Out of Minnetonka high school in Minnesota,
he was a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-
American, a Perfect Game Center All-Region First Team
member and was the No.2 prospect from the state.
as of 5/15/19
Many thanks to these local families who have opened their homes and their hearts
to provide Whitecaps players with a home away from home. There would be no Whitecaps program
without our host families. They will host our players this summer and make memories for a lifetime.
Care to join them? You may also sample the experience by hosting a player for only a week or two in
June. Please call Jennifer Kish for more information at 508 246-1220.
Chris Kenney & Pat Eggers Brian & Katie Carey Cathy Kautz
Tony & Traci Gionfriddo Kirsten & Geoff Deering Eileen & Chris Westfahl
Sue Ritchie Amber Higgins Don & Louise Clemmenson
Cheryl Kyle Ned & Kathie Monthie Tracy Vanderschmidtt
Christian & Kathryn Athanasoulas Rich & Jen Kish Leslie Patell
Susan Banks & Matthew Lynch Peter & Rosemary Levy Susan Goodspeed
Nancy Sveden Marie Hartley & Laura Gill Scott Mcmahon
Joan & Jeff Cassidy Brenda Schofield & Dennis Correia Doug & Jill Scalise
Jennifer Kish Committee Members
Ned Monthie Pat Eggers
Jane Sullivan Katie Carey Kirsten Deering
RHP Maryland Redshirt Sophomore 6-1 190
In games through April 29, Zach’s 65 innings pitched was
second most on the Terrapins pitching staff. His 48 strikeouts
and 1.23 WHIP were both second on the team for pitchers
who had thrown 10 innings or more. This past summer for
the Mystic Schooners of the New England Collegiate Baseball
League, Thompson posted a 3.09 ERA and 1.02 WHIP; striking
out 47 batters, walking eight and surrendering just three home
runs in 46.2 innings pitched. Thompson attended St. Mary’s
College as a freshman in 2016-17 before transferring to
Maryland. A graduate of Archbishop Spalding high school,
he racked up 72 strikeouts and a 1.42 ERA as a senior and was
a member of the National Honor Society.
C Maryland Sophomore 6-3 195 R/R
Through games of May 1, Justin hit .221 with eight homers,
nine doubles and 25 RBIs in 42 games in his second year for
the Terrapins. He jump started the season with a three-run
home run in the season opener against Campbell. He had a
career high five-RBI game against Elon. In 2018 as a freshman,
in 22 games he belted three home runs and three doubles. Out
of Wyoming Valley West High School (PA), Justin was selected
in the 31st round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Kansas City
Royals. He hit .486 in his final high school season.
LHP Auburn Freshman 6-2 205
A freshman and Alabama native, Wade’s 37 strikeouts as of
April 29th tied him for third on Auburn’s pitching staff. He
posted a 5.28 ERA and 1.92 WHIP in 30.2 innings pitched,
while surrendering just one home run in 13 appearances.
Prior to attending Auburn, Wade was drafted in the 38th
round in 2018 by the Tampa Bay Rays and was ranked the
No.1 left handed pitcher from the state of Alabama and the
No.7 left handed pitcher in the country. He was a 2018
Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American, 2018
Gatorade Player of the Year in Alabama and a MaxPreps
2nd Team All-American. He also posted a 0.90 ERA in
54.2 innings pitched his senior season.
Whitecaps Media Team
In 2019 Chris Lynch makes his debut
as the Whitecaps Field Announcer.
Andrew Ferraguto voices
most in-game sponsor and
public service announcements.
Media Intern Team
Media interns cover the Whitecaps from pre-game to post-game, from live play-by-play
commentary to game summaries at brewsterwhitecaps.com. When you can’t be at the game in
person, just go the website and under the “Game Reports” tab, click on “Live Broadcast/Tweets.”
(MORE LEAGUE BROADCAST INFO TO COME)
Liam Oram Roy Bowler
Austin Render Frankie Vernouski Koki Riley Social Media Manager Adelaide Weed
Play-By-Play Play-By-Play Journalist Marquette
Oklahoma State Auburn
Indiana Syracuse Arizona State
Aaron Walters Sophomore 6-0 195 L/R
C Texas A&M Aaron played in 27 games for the Aggies through May 8 this
spring, including 19 starts. He batted .206 with seven runs,
one double, seven walks and seven RBI. He played in 35 games
as a freshman, including 22 starts. He hit .263 with 13 runs,
five doubles, one triple, one home run and eight RBI. At Center
Point (TX) High School, he was a four-time District 29-2A Most
Valuable Player. He had sparkling senior year stats, as he hit
.654 with 41 runs, 14 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs, 43 RBI
and 11 stolen bases.
Ryan Ward Redshirt Sophomore 5-11 198 L/R
OF Bryant In 44 games for the Bulldogs this spring, Ryan hit .379.
He also belted 11 homers and drove in 45 runs. Ryan’s 11
home runs, 74 hits, 14 doubles and .379 batting average all led
the team. Ward’s redshirt freshman year was one of the best in
Bryant’s history. He was the first Bulldog to ever hit over .400
(.409) for a full season. Ward also set program records with 101
hits and 157 total bases. He also tallied 22 doubles, eight
homers and 52 RBIs, all while striking out only 10 times all
season. Ward’s fantastic season earned him Rawlings and
D1Baseball.com First Team Freshman All-American selections
and ECAC Rookie of the Year.
Ryan Webb Sophomore 6-1 203
LHP Georgia Ryan had a 2.25 ERA in 12 innings pitched as of April 29th
for the University of Georgia, all in relief. He punched out 12
opponents and surrendered four extra base hits. Last year, he
gave up just four home runs in 54 innings pitched as a
freshman. He saved four games, made seven starts and posted
a 4.50 ERA in 27 games that year. At Pope High School in
Roswell (GA), the lefty is the owner of three school records,
including wins, innings pitched and strikeouts. He was named
a Preseason First Team All-American in the Southeast Region
by Perfect Game and went 10-2 with 91 strikeouts and a 1.07
ERA in 72 innings pitched as a senior.
Growing Pros for 31 Years
The Brewster Whitecaps have had many players who have gone on to play professionally.
Here's a list of players who were on Major League rosters during 2018, at least at some point. Some
have changed teams since then. Many more are honing their skills in the Minors, still hoping to punch
their ticket to The Show. Others have played in the Majors and retired, or are not active at this time.
Remember: Every time you watch a Cape League game, you’re seeing an average
of six future Major Leaguers in action. Part of the fun is guessing which ones!
PLAYER WITH BREWSTER 2018 MAJOR LEAGUE TEAM
Scott Alexander 2009 Dodgers
Yonder Alonso 2007 Indians
Luke Bard 2010-11 Angels
Jake Barrett 2010-11 Diamondbacks
Buddy Baumann 2008 Padres
Jon Berti 2010-11 Blue Jays
Joe Biagini 2011 Blue Jays
Ryan Braun 2004 Brewers
Dan Butler 2009 Red Sox
Mark Canha 2009 Athletics
Ryan Cook 2007 Mariners
Drew Gagnon 2010 Mets
Erik Goeddel 2009 Mets
Yasmani Grandal 2008 Dodgers
Jedd Gyroko 2009 Cardinals
Ryon Healy 2012 Mariners
Kyle Hendricks 2010 Cubs
Bryan Holaday 2009 Marlins
Aaron Judge 2012 Yankees
Tommy Kahnle 2010 Yankees
Ty Kelly 2008 Mets
Scott Kingery 2014 Phillies
Michael Lorenzon 2012 Reds
Jeff McNeil 2012 Mets
Ben Meyer 2013 Marlins
Andrew Romine 2006 Tigers
Drew Steckenrider 2011 Marlins
Tyler Thornburg 2009 Red Sox
Andrew Toles 2011 Dodgers
Austin Voth 2011-12 Nationals
Adam Warren 2006 Padres
Luke Weaver 2012 Cardinals
Tyler Thornburg Jeff McNeill Scott Alexander Aaron Judge
Red Sox Mets Dodgers Yankees
Gage Workman - Second Season with Brewster!
IF Arizona State Sophomore 6-4 200 S/R
Last summer for the Whitecaps, Gage hit three home runs,
three doubles and drove in 12 teammates. He also stole six
bases. Through games of April 28 this spring for the Sun Devils,
Workman hit .331 with five homers and 30 RBIs. Early in the
season, he had an eight-game hitting streak when he hit .441.
He played in 50 games for ASU his freshman year and was
named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball News.
Workman hit .276 with three home runs and 25 RBIs, including
seven triples which ranked fifth in the country. Out of high
school, the Milwaukee Brewers selected Gage in the 14th round
of the 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Roger Normand, long time Whitecaps volunteer, retired from the
Board of Directors this past fall. Roger served as our dependable
Finance VP for more than a dozen years. He directed the team’s
finances ensuring a high level of accuracy and transparency.
He also prepared and presented financial reports at every monthly
Board meeting . Working with other Board members, he helped set and monitor budgets
each year for every aspect of the Club’s operation. Roger’s steady hand guided it all, and
every year, it was remarkable how projected income and expenses and the actual totals were
so closely aligned!
As a nonprofit organization, the Whitecaps make detailed annual reports to both the state
and federal governments, as well as the Cape Cod Baseball League. Roger implemented
systems that assure timeliness and precision. Most importantly, thanks in large measure to
Roger’s efforts, the team finds itself on a consistent, sustainable financial footing.
Roger’s commitment went beyond finance. During games he kept track of 50-50 raffle
receipts and prizes. He even applied his considerable carpentry skills to various
improvements at the field, including the bat boxes beside each of the dugouts, the enclosed
bulletin boards on the press box and the annual repairs made in the picnic park.
While the Whitecaps miss Roger’s financial leadership, we don’t have to look too far to find
him. He’s with us at every home game and still working hard — be sure to say hello to him
at the souvenir stand.
How Players Get Picked: The Inside Story
By Christopher Price
Chris Price is an award-winning
sportswriter, having covered the Boston
sports scene for more than 20 years.
He has worked for Boston Sports Journal,
ESPN.com, SI.com and Baseball America, as
well as The Cape Cod Times, The Boston
Globe, The Washington Post and The Miami
Herald. An acclaimed author, he’s written
several books, including, The Blueprint: How
the New England Patriots Beat the System to
Create the Last Great NFL Superpower, and Baseball by the Beach: A History of America’s National Pastime on Cape Cod.
He and his family have been longtime supporters of the Whitecaps – his son was a batboy for five years.
It’s the question that’s asked more often than any other: “How do Cape League teams put together their
rosters?” The most important thing for you to know is that as you sit here reading this, enjoying the 2019
Brewster Whitecaps, the process of shaping the 2020 team is already underway.
Crafting a Cape League roster is a lot more complicated than a few phone calls and handshakes. For Brewster
manager Jamie Shevchik and the nine other skippers across the Cape, it’s a year-round process that’s built on
deep and abiding relationships with college coaching staffs, sharing information with scouts, and finding a
delicate balance between temporary players and full-timers. All
By July Brewster Head Coach while taking into account things like team chemistry and roster
Jamie Shevchik has already depth at key positions.
recruited most of next year’s team.
“It is a very, very complicated process, which a whole lot of
people don’t understand,” Shevchik said with a sigh. “It really is
a 12-month-a-year thing.
“We start to put together our roster for the next year in June, and
by July and August, most of our roster for the next year is
complete,” he adds.
With the bulk of the 2019 roster (theoretically) assembled by mid-
May, Shevchik already had 15 to 20 names in mind … for the
following season. To that end, there are conference calls with the
rest of the Brewster coaching staff and meetings and agreements
with college coaches across America.
“In the six weeks or so leading up to the 2019 season, my
coaching staff has had a conference call once a week to go over
the roster for the next season,” he said.
Photos: Rob Nitsch
Picking kids who haven’t played a college game yet It is,
admittedly, an imperfect process. For example, he’s considering
the cases of players who will be college freshmen next year,
which means he’s having to rely on outside voices when it
comes to assessing the talent of 17- and 18-year-old high school
ballplayers. Never mind the fact they haven’t set foot on the
Cape yet. They haven’t even been on a college field. Projecting
how they might do is a dicey proposition.
“We use ‘Perfect Game’ (the world’s foremost baseball scouting
service) to see where the best high schoolers are going to
college. Then we have to wait until after the draft (June 3-5
this year) to see whether they’re going into the draft or going
to college. We also lean on scouts,” he said.
Shevchik: “Picking players “Sometimes, you get it wrong. You’re making an agreement
is an imperfect process.” with a high school kid who has not played a college game yet,
and you’re basing that on information from other people, and
Photos: SportsPix you have to take their word for it.”
Toughest time: mid-May to mid-June
The period between mid-May and mid-June can be particularly difficult. You can cross all the t’s and dot all the
i’s, but a series of events can make even the most carefully assembled roster all fall to pieces in a blink.
“The most uncertain part of the summer for me is the first two weeks of June,” Shevchik said of the process that
includes sweating out the draft, as well as dealing with the whims of college coaching staffs. “You never know
who is playing and who is getting hurt and shutting it down -- and who has to take summer classes.”
To minimize some of that uncertainty, Shevchik has learned to lean on guys — and programs — he can trust.
That’s one of the reasons you’ll see many players from the same schools lace ‘em up for him every summer at
Go with who you know Shevchik: “As you can see, we typically
have a different roster every day for the
“One of the biggest things people
have to know is that every team has first 12 days or so of the season.”
relationships with certain teams,” he
explains. “On my team, you’ll always
see guys from Vanderbilt, Kentucky,
Louisville, Maryland and some other
schools, because those are some of the
schools where I have the best
relationships with certain coaches.
“I had a situation earlier in my career
with the Whitecaps where I had a
coach tell me I’d love to send my guy to you, but we only send our guys to another team. That’s when it hit me
that this process is really territorial,” he added. “Like Scott Pickler at Y-D, who has a great relationship with the
West Coast schools. I’m an East Coast guy, so you’re going to see a lot of those guys on my teams.”
Shevchik also has a really simple recruiting philosophy, one that was cemented during Brewster’s
championship summer of 2017: Chemistry Counts.
How Players Get Picked: The Inside Story
Something to prove
“It’s impossible to evaluate the character of a kid when you’ve never met him, but that 2017 team that won that
championship, that was as good a group of kids you will ever come across,” he remembered. “You had guys
like Mickey Gasper who didn’t get drafted and had a bit of a chip on his shoulder. A lot of guys on that team
were like that. We weren’t loaded with ACC, SEC, or Team USA guys. We had a bunch of guys who had
something to prove.
“It taught me that I didn’t necessarily want the first-round pick who was going to Mississippi State and whose
career wasn’t going to depend on what happened on the ballfields of Cape Cod. We’re looking for kids who
will mesh together. I love kids who have a story behind them, guys who the rest of the team will rally around,
like Hunter Bishop. (Arizona State outfielder, Whitecaps 2017-18)”
Shevchik looks for players Recruiting never stops
with something to prove.
But even a tactician like Shevchik has to adjust on the fly.
He understands the team you start with is never the team
that ends the season.
“One of the reasons (Pickler) won three straight Cape
League championships is that he understood the fact that
you have to have a second team — we call it our July
team,” he said. “Eight to ten players who are available in
mid- to late-July as late-season adds. Guys you really have
to have. The joke is that you bring in one team for June and
another team for July, but you need those guys for that late-
season push. We had the same thing when we went on that
run in 2017.”
Photos: SportsPix At the same time, as a manager, you have to be mindful of
the fact that you are holding the careers of young
ballplayers in your hands. It’s something he always takes
into account, especially when it comes to the temporary
players, who are always in danger of being yanked off a
Give temps a fair shake
“I won’t call a temporary player on June 4th and tell him he can’t come. I can’t do that,” he said. “I’ve heard
horror stories about what some other teams have done. We will play a good part of the year with temporary
guys, and I won’t let them go unless I get some sort of assurance from another team or another league that
they’ll have some place to go and play out the summer.”
Ideally, the year-round recruiting process ends with a terrific summer, a playoff run … and the sort of positive
experience that creates a feeder system for Shevchik that will continue to yield returns down the road.
“The goal is to have those guys have a good experience here,” he said, “and then they go back and say
‘Brewster is where we need to send our guys.’ “
Tribute to a Founder: Barry Souder
Last June, Brewster and the Whitecaps
lost Barry Souder, a co-founder and great
friend of the Baseball Club. In 1988,
without a reliable funding source or even
a field to play on, Barry and a handful of
other Brewster boosters somehow
convinced the Cape Cod Baseball League
that adding a team in Brewster was a
good idea for the nation’s premier
summer collegiate baseball league.
Turns out, Barry and company were
right! It’s great when the prize is
also the right size.
Just ask the 23 former Whitecaps Barry celebrates a
currently playing in the Major Leagues. championship for the team
A longtime Brewster resident, Souder he loved, holding the
grandson he loved.
was born in Chicago, raised in Redwood Photo: Rob Nitsch
City, CA and Pittsburgh, PA. He was a Pennsylvania State Wrestling Champion in 1965. In 1972 he graduated
from Ohio University, where he met his wife Nancy. The two were married for 45 years.
Barry became a teacher at Cape Cod Technical High School in Harwich in 1976, then athletic director until his
retirement eight years ago. He was instrumental in securing the Cape Tech’s baseball field for the Whitecaps to
call home for most of the first two decades of the team’s existence. After retiring from Cape Tech, he became a
counselor at LIFE in Hyannis, assisting individuals with learning disabilities.
When the Cape League All His commitment to the Whitecaps and
Stars played at Fenway Park, the Cape Cod League never ended. At
various times he served as Whitecaps
it was a big day for Barry. vice president and general manager.
He was a member of the Whitecaps
Board of Directors for the rest of his life.
He also served on the Cape League’s
Hall of Fame Advisory Board, which he
The Whitecaps and Brewster have
been blessed by Barry’s presence.
Without his initiative, energy and
leadership, we wouldn’t have Cape
League baseball in Brewster today.
He will be sorely missed by everyone in
the Whitecaps Family. But we also
celebrate his life, his vision and his
immeasurable contributions to the team
he helped found more than 30 years ago.
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What’s it really like to host a Whitecaps
player? Kirsten and Geof Deering of
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and Tyler, have hosted the last two
summers. Here’s their take.
How did you learn that host families Cold day in Kansas, but
were needed and what was your warm feelings all around
decision making process?
We went to Whitecaps games regularly
and became aware of the need. We considered it for a couple of years before
deciding to give it a try. It really helped to connect with families who had been
hosts and with Jen Kish, the Whitecaps’ Housing Director. They were able to help
us understand the program. Jen works hard to make the best match for each host
Which players have you hosted? Tyler and Devin prepare to
try out their sea legs.
In 2017 we had Devin Foyle, outfielder with the University of Kansas and in 2018,
Dominic (Dom) Canzone, also an
outfielder, with Ohio State.
What are your fondest memories of
times spent with players?
“More s’mores anyone?” There are so many! We had fun experiencing the Cape with them.
We took Devin on his first whale watch. We took Dom fishing for
blues and stripers. They both loved driving out on Nauset Beach.
Stopping at Sundae School for ice cream on the way home was a
must. Just time at home – playing backyard ball, s’mores at the fire
pit – so many good talks and laughs. Our dog, Sophie, became so
attached to each player, she would wait by the door for him to get
home from games.
What surprised you the most about the players?
We didn’t realize how focused a player has to be in elite college baseball. These guys work so hard to balance
academics, baseball and the rest of life. Playing in the Cape League is a huge opportunity for them. The season
is fast and intense. We admire their dedication.
Did you meet the players’ families?
Yes, each guy had his family visit while he was here. It was a pleasure to meet them. We spent some good
times together and have kept in touch.
Did you set any “house rules” for players’
We welcome them into our home and family. We
expect they will respect both. We try to keep
communication open and comfortable. We have not
had any issues.
Have either of your players gone on to play the
Devin signed with the Oakland Athletics in June 2018. “Now that you ask, we would
He is currently playing for the Vermont Lake Monsters like the Monster Scoop.”
in the New York-Penn League. Dom is having a strong
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Have you stayed in touch with your players?
Absolutely! We also went to Kansas to see Devin play two games for his college team last April. And this
spring, we took a weekend road trip to New Jersey to see Dom and Ohio State play at Rutgers.
What advice would you offer a family thinking about hosting a player?
Be ready to open your home and heart. It will be a summer you will never forget!
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11 am-1 pm
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What is it about watching a Cape League baseball game that works up an appetite and a thirst?
We don’t have the answer, but we have the solution. It’s all right there at the top of the hill by the school for
every Whitecaps home game, thanks to the Whitecaps’ food and beverage provider, Nauset Dining Services.
Including the Whitecaps’ exclusive, almost famous dessert sensation, “The Closah” – a lightly grilled glazed donut
stuffed with creamy French vanilla ice cream. Game over!
All profits go to the Nauset Schools’ lunch program and other school programs where needed.
Nauset Schools students are pleased to staff the concession stand, make a little extra money and
serve you fresh, delicious food and drinks. Enjoy!
Brewster Whitecaps Concession Menu
¼ lb. Angus Hamburger or Cheeseburger on a Bulkie Roll $4.50
Toppings – Cheese Sauce, Peppers & Onions, Etc. 3.00
Hot Dog on a Bun 6.00
Corn Dog 3.50
Sausage with Peppers & Onions on a Roll 2.50-3.50
Garden Veggie Burger on a Bulkie Roll 1.50
Cheese Pizza 2.00
Nachos with Cheese Sauce 3.00
Novelty Ice Cream NOTE: 3.00
Local Scoop Ice Cream Pops Prices subject
Chips – Snacks
Jumbo Soft Pretzel
Brewster’s exclusive “The Closah”
Salute to Jim Nowak
Last season, the Whitecaps celebrated 30 years as a Cape Cod
Baseball League franchise. Jim Nowak was the team’s field
announcer for the last 29. Known as the “Voice of the Whitecaps,”
Jim left his announcer position and Board membership at the end of
the 2018 season. Many thanks, Jim, for being such an important part
of the Whitecaps family.
Jim would often arrive at the field early to spend time in the dugout
with the players, gleaning information and insights he could use
from his elevated post in the press box. Jim always made it a point to find out which players had family
members visiting, so he could acknowledge them by name during games.
He took well-deserved pride in his leadership role in planning Red Shirt Friday, a day of special
recognition for the contributions and sacrifice of those in uniform, past and present. Working with the
Coast Guard’s Air Station Cape Cod, as well as local police and fire fighters, Jim helped plan the
elaborate pre-game activities, ranging from a special color guard for the National Anthem to tossing out
the first pitch to a full blown military flyover by Coast Guard aircraft.
Far from the robotic style of some public address announcers, Jim always brought personality and
passion to his approach. For many Brewster fans, his familiar, resounding tone as the Whitecaps took the
field at the start of each home game will be long remembered: “Ladies and Gentlemen, your Brewster
Who Does What for the Whitecaps
The Brewster Whitecaps could not exist without remarkable contributions of time and talent from these
dedicated individuals, many on a year-round basis. Please join the Whitecaps in a heartfelt “thank you”
to these people who make sure the work gets done and done right.
Dave Alexander – Bat Kids Coordinator Chris Lynch – Field Announcer
Peter Blatz – V.P. Facilities & Equipment Jennifer Kish – Housing & Travel Director
Katie Carey – Youth Clinics Coordinator, Player Housing Ned Monthie – General Manager, Player Housing
Jeff Cassidy – Game Day, Bat Kids Dee Nahigian – GM Staff
Alton Cole – Facilities & Equipment Pat Nahigian – Treasurer
Angus Cunningham – Game Day, Parking Rob Nitsch – Team Photographer
Luke Dillon – Fund Raising Glenda Normand – Merchandise Manager
Jim Decker – Marketing & Yearbook Editor Roger Normand – Game Day, Souvenirs
Kirsten Deering – Community Events, Player Housing Jane Sullivan – Game Day, Player Housing
Pat Eggers – Team Meal Coordinator, Player Housing Rob Tobias – Finance
Andy Ferraguto – Public Address Assistant Al Weyman – Game Day, Scoreboard
Paige Ferraguto – V.P. Game Day For club business, contact: Chris Kenney,
Bob Graczewski – V.P. Finance President 774-722-1074
Claire Gradone – Secretary, Community Relations E-mail: email@example.com
& Events, Game Day For team & baseball issues, contact: Ned Monthie,
Mike Gradone – Game Day General Manager
Chuck Hanson – Game Day, Parking, Website 518-248-7519
Joe Henry – Game Day, Parking E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Kenney – President
Photo: Rob Nitsch
As of May 25, 2019
The Brewster Whitecaps salute, acknowledge and thank each of these contributors who have
given the Brewster Baseball Club a cash donation in support of the franchise this season.
If we have inadvertently overlooked anyone, please accept our sincerest apologies.
We deeply appreciate everyone’s support. This list also includes last
year’s donors whose gift was received too late for yearbook acknowledgment.
GRAND SLAMS (Gifts of $500 and more)
Christian & Kathryn Athanasoulas Sean and Christine McCarthy
Luke and Karen Dillon Ned and Kathie Monthie
George and Karen Durkin The Murphy Family Trust
Mike and Claire Gradone Dee and Pat Nahigian
Charles and Jane Hanson Shaw‘s Supermarket
Leona F. Hatfield Estate Robert and Beth Tobias
Dan & Terese Heintzelman The Whitcher Family
Pat Eggers and Chris Kenney Anonymous
MVPs (Gifts of $200 and more)
Althea Alling Gordon and Jennifer Levering
Dr. Robert J. Berardi Matt Lynch and Susan Banks
Tim and Louise Crane Chris and Karen Micciche
Pretty Picky Properties/Decker Family Roger and Glenda Normand
The Erickson Family Peter O'Loughlin
James H. Gately Jeffrey and Ellen Plaut
Bob and Annette Graczewski Christine A. Richards
Dave and Nancy Harwood Bob and Janet Rosadini
Bob and Marianne Hirschman Doug and Jill Scalise
Elizabeth Jayes In Memory of Dave Jayes Olga Sherry
Jeff and Cathy Jewett David and Rachel Simons
John and Pat Kenney Al and Kathy Weyman
Cheryl Kyle Steve & Nancy Whitehurst
David Lamb Fred and Carole Zupicich
All Stars (Gifts of $100 - $200)
Linda Barker Irene Gruber Ted and Mary Jo Nabywaniec
Bill and Judy Barnstead Tim and Darcy Hackert Paul and Gael Niles
Daryl Bladen Stephanie Helm Diana and Karney Ovian
Stan and Paula Brady Ed Henning Jean and Jeff Piazza
Paul Buonfiglio Ken and Bea Hermann Don and Janet Queenin
Timothy and Nancy Chase John Hewes Derek Reicherter
Kay and Frank Conrad Bruce and Nancy Hickey Daniel Deschler and Eileen Reynolds
Mike and Kay Cosgrove Luke and Jesse Hisiger Diane Ritchie and Paul Cignoli
Ed and Karen Daly Jim Kirk Joe Sarlo and Family
Don and Murva Deneen Robert and Gloria Legvold Herm Seavey
Don and Jan Downing Bill and Mary Ellen Leppert Orin and Nancy Segall
Al and Esther Fitzgerald Christine Lord Matthew Shelton
Joe and Liz Flannery Michael and Joann Marinaccio Dan and Judy Stevens
Lita Orefice and Jack Fracasso Kevin and Claire Martin Dick and Susan Stewart
Rick Francis Jim McInnis Martha Tripp
Marjorie & Len Freiman Robert Muffly and Carol Buckler Terry Walsh and Susan Valinski
John and Carolyn Fundin Cal and Karen Mutti Michael Weir
Christopher and Josephine Williams