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Tommasin Padova planning for the debut in the IBL

Padova has confirmed their 2013 core for their inaugural 2014 IBL season. The organization is coming off an impressive year at the Series A level, where they won both the league championship and the Italian Cup. Although reinforcements are expected to be announced in due time, those already being confirmed in 2014 are as followed:

CHAPELLI Laidel Jimenez (OF),
CREPALDI Enrico (LHP),
DE LAZZARI  Marco (2B),
FACCINI  Giovanni (RHP),
GIACOMAZZI  Pierangelo (OF),
MANIERO Massimo (1B),
MARTIN Levi (C/2B),    
MEDINA Jesus Alberto (2B/RHP) (Venezuela, ASI),
MOCCIA Gianluca (SS/1B),
PACINI  Filippo (3B),
PESTANA Reinaldo Leandro (C) (Venezuela),
SARTORI Massimiliano (SS),
SCIACCA Giuseppe (OF),
SGUASSERO Carlo (OF),
TONELLATO Matteo (OF/RHP).

Leading the club in his 6th season as the head coach will be Khelyn Smith from California. Smith will be working along side of Gianni Boldrin, Marco d'Arcais, Mauro Paparone, Marco De Lazzari. Expected to join the coaching staff will be a pitching coach, yet to be decided. Also, Padova will be supporting a new look uniform in 2014, adopting the official red and white colors of Padova.