From the Yakima Herald
YAKIMA, Wash. — Now that they have a nickname, the Yakima Valley Pippins also have some players.
The Pippins announced Tuesday the signing of two pitchers for their first season as a West Coast League team in Yakima, having secured pitchers Matt Trask and Nick Kern.
A Pippins news release announced the signings. Both pitchers are right-handers, with Kern, a native of Brea, Calif., scheduled to play for defending College World Series champion UCLA this season after redshirting in 2013.
Trask is a senior at Davis High School in Davis, Calif., and is slated to enroll at UCLA next fall.
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