Stingers Continue to Build 2010 Roster

(Willmar, MN) The Willmar Stingers are excited to announce four new signings to its 2010 inaugural season roster.  Signing contracts were Anthony Bemboom, Sean Dwyer, Daniel Zapata, and Cody Barnes. 

Anthony Bemboom is a Sauk Rapids, MN native who is currently playing at Iowa Western Community College.  Next season Bemboom will be playing at Creighton University.  Anthony is a sophomore catcher and outfielder.  For IWCC this season, Bemboom is hitting .408 with 45 RBI.  While at Sauk Rapids High School he was a 3-time all conference selection.

Sean Dwyer is going to be a freshman at Florida Gulf Coast University next year.  Sean is a switch hitting outfielder who is currently playing for Tavares High School in Florida.  Dwyer is batting .367 this spring with 3 doubles, 3 triples, and 3 home runs.  Dwyer is ranked #169 overall prospect in the country according to  Sean was a 2010 Florida All Star participant and was named to the 2010 Perfect Game All Central Florida Team.

Daniel Zapata is a right-handed sophomore pitcher currently at Scottsdale Community College.  Next season, Zapata will be transferring to Dixie State College (Utah).  Zapata posted 2 saves, a 2-5 record, and 38 strikeouts in only 32.2 innings for the Fighting Artichokes.

Cody Barnes is a right-handed, sophomore pitcher currently at Daytona State College.  Barnes is going to be transferring next year to play at Florida Atlantic University.   This spring he has thrown 61.0 innings compiling 50 strikeouts.

The Home Opener, presented by Christianson & Associates, will feature Hall of Famer Paul Molitor, as the Stingers take on the St. Cloud River Bats on Thursday, June 3 at 7:05 p.m. at Bill Taunton Stadium. Single game tickets for this event and all 34-home games are currently on-sale at the ticket office location at the ballpark from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday or by calling 320-222-2010.

Season tickets for the 2010 season are $149 for reserved seat backs and $169 for box seat season tickets. For more information regarding this story or the 2010 inaugural season, presented by Charter Communications, please call 320-222-2010.