Brett Cumberland moving up minor ranks

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Last year was a roller coaster ride for Brett Cumberland. The sophomore sensation put together a stellar season at the plate in his final year with the Bears, which culminated in the Atlanta Braves selecting him with the 76th overall pick but immediately slumped at the plate in his transition
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Former Bears involved in Oakland A’s roster moves

A pair of former Bears were at the center of one of the Oakland A’s latest roster moves as the franchise called up Mark Canha and optioned Michael Brady to Triple-A Nashville.
Canha has managed to stay healthy following an injury-shortened 2016 in which he only played 16 games, but the first baseman has struggled to find his footing against major-league pitching since his phenomenal rookie year.
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Former Bears make their way in MLB

With professional baseball season more than halfway over, former Bears are still making their presence felt on the diamond. Alumni Marcus Semien, Brandon Morrow, Tyson Ross, Andrew Knapp, Trevor Hildenberger and Michael Brady are all active in the MLB and many more are currently playing in the minors.
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Head coach Mike Neu fills positions on coaching staff

Serving as Cal’s pitching coach between the years of 2012 to 2015, Mike Neu’s success in lowering the team’s ERA made him a popular candidate for the head coaching position, which opened following veteran coach David Esquer’s decision to return to Stanford. Nue’s strong work ethic, integrity and loyalty to the program are reflected in his decisions to hire Pat Shine, Noah Jackson, and Damon Lessler as assistant coaches.
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