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Gillies goes to the DL, Helms signed

2017 June 24

Ottawa, ON – The OTTAWA CHAMPIONS have placed OF TYSON GILLIES on the disabled list after the outfielder pulled his hamstring. Ottawa also signed OF CARSON HELMS.

GILLIES, 28, has played 17 games with the Champions, picking up 22 hits and 16 runs. He is hitting .349 since Ottawa signed him.

HELMS, 24, attended the Champions open tryout camp in May, and is listed as a rookie.

The Hartford, CT native played his college baseball at Southern New Hampshire University (NCAA D1).

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