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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- The Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League announced the signing of four more players Sunday for their inaugural season.

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Signing contracts recently were Anthony Bemboom, Sean Dwyer, Daniel Zapata and Cody Barnes.

Bemboom is a Sauk Rapids native who currently plays for Iowa Western Community College. He has signed a letter of intent to play for Creighton University next fall. The sophomore catcher/outfielder batted .408 with 45 RBI this season for Iowa Western.

Dwyer will be a freshman at Florida Gulf Coast University next fall. The switch-hitting outfielder is currently at Tavares High School in Florida where he is batting .367 with three home runs. He was named to the 2010 Perfect Game All-Central Florida team.

Zapata, a right-handed sophomore pitcher at Scottsdale Community College (Ariz.), will transfer to Dixie State College (Utah) next year. He posted a 2-5 record with two saves and had 38 strikeouts in 32 innings this season.

Barnes, also a right-handed pitcher, is a sophomore at Daytona State College in Florida. He will be transferring to Florida Atlantic University next fall. This season, he pitched 61 innings and had 50 strikeouts while compiling a 3-5 record.

The Stingers open the season June 3 at home against the St. Cloud River Bats at Bill Taunton Stadium. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

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