The Cascade Collegiate League announced the addition of three games to the 2022 showcase team schedule, featuring 10 matchups against west coast league teams and one against every ccl affiliate as part an 23-game season.
"A major initiative was to create more opportunities for players to be seen and ultimately called up to our Showcase Team in 2022. We believe in upward mobility and creating a challenging environment for growth and development across the board." -CCL Commissioner, Ben Krueger
featured WCL exhibition games include:
1 game vs. the cowlitz black bears (6/9)
2 games vs. the walla walla sweets (6/12 & 7/4)
2 games vs. the springfield drifters (6/21-22)
2 games vs. the bellingham bells (7/1-2)
2 games vs. the yakima valley pippins (6/20 & 7/21)
1 game vs. the wenatchee applesox (8/1)
CCL affiliate exhibition games include:
1 game vs. the llamas (6/6)
1 game vs. the sea turtles (6/17)
1 game vs. the salamanders (6/24)
1 game vs. the barn owls (7/11)
1 game vs. the chinooks (7/15)
1 game vs. the prairie dogs (7/15)
The 2022 regular season will kick off this summer at olympic stadium in hoquiam, wa, where all six affiliates will compete on weekends in june and july.
built from standout players from across all Cascade league affiliates, the CCL Showcase TEam provides an even higher level of competition with direct exposure to West Coast League general management and field staff in their home stadiums. the Cascade Collegiate League Showcase Team has promoted over 20 CCL Players to West Coast League affiliates since 2018.
"We are thrilled to further expand our strong relationship with the west coast league and their fan bases. These organizations have long been proponents of our league - we are excited for our players to have more opportunities to compete on such a bright stage." -CCL Commissioner, Ben Krueger
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q - Who manages the CCL Showcase Team?
A - The CCL Showcase Team is managed by ben Krueger (Yakima valley CC) and Managers from all CCL Affiliates.
Q - How do I make the CCL Showcase Roster?
A - The CCL Showcase Roster is selected by the ccl front office from feedback given by ccl managers. The dynamic nature of the roster allows Players to move up and down on a game-by-game basis for multiple reasons including but not limited to: Performance, pitch count, positional need(s), travel proximity, etc.
Q - How is the opening day CCL Showcase Travel Roster selected before the CCL Season has even started?
A - The Opening Day CCL Showcase Roster is selected by the ccl front office using college coaches' referrals and players' spring performance as a primary base of reference.
Q - How many players will typically travel for each team?
A - The CCL Showcase Team will generally carry 25 players, including 10 pitchers for each road trip.
Q - Is it possible to play exclusively on the cCL showcase Team?
A - Yes. The 2021 CCL Showcase Team will include CCL Showcase Only rostered players. Those interested are invited to apply using the link below.