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Welcome Home Cole Lemmel

January 20 - Chico, CA:  The Chico Heat have announced the return of outfielder Cole Lemmel, from UC Berkeley for the 2018 summer season.  Lemmel, from San Diego, CA is in his third year with the Bears.

Summer 2017:  Appeared in 55 games and batted .309 for the Heat … was second on the team in extra base hits.  He was second in each category: home runs (5), triples (6) and doubles (12) … he had a .475 SLG and .395 OBP.

2016 (Cal Bears): Appeared in 5 games, and had one at-bat. Scored two runs for the Bears.  Used primarily as a pinch-runner.

Follow Cole and the Cal Bears in their 2018 season here:  http://calbears.com/index.aspx?path=baseball

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