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SOUTHPAW SIGNS TEMPORARY CONTRACT WITH BUCKS

Waterloo, IA – Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks, a member of the Northwoods League, have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Gunner Johnson to a temporary contract for the 2012 season. Johnson comes to the Bucks from Staples-Motley High School and Iowa Lakes Community College where he just finished his Sophomore season.

This season for the Lakers, the 5’11" 170 pounder made 11 relief appearances while compiling a 3.18 ERA and 5-5 record. In 56.2 innings pitched, the Staples, Minnesota native struck out 72 batters and walked just 27. Per inning, he averaged 1.27 strikeouts.

Tonight, the Bucks begin a two-game set with the St. Cloud Rox. First pitch tonight is set for 6:35 tonight as well as tomorrow. Tonight’s game wil be broadcast via 1650 The Fan while tomorrow’s can be listened to online at 1650TheFan.com. Join play-by-play man Chris Kleinhans-Schulz for all the action. Keep checking back into www.waterloobucks.com for all the latest news on Cedar Valley’s Home Team.