Conor Pote knows what it will take for him to get to the next level in baseball.
The son of former MLB pitcher Lou Pote, the right-hander made a name for himself this summer at the plate and on the mound with Dawgs Academy Black.
He finished the season by being named the Baseball Alberta 15U ‘AAA’ Player of the Year.
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Ellie Jespersen’s 2019 season can be summed up in one word: incredible.
After pacing Alberta at the national championships in Okotoks, the 16-year-old was named to Baseball Canada’s National Women’s Team, contributing in major ways.
She put the wraps on the year by being named to two major Baseball Alberta awards in November.
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Shari Reiniger has turned her love of baseball and travel into quite the career.
Over the last 15 years, she has served in a multitude of roles for Baseball Canada at international events.
The Californian-turned-Edmontonian has seen it all, and gave us a snapshot in a recent episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
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Cole MacLaren admits he didn’t know if his baseball career was going to continue after he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh.
But during his brother’s high school graduation, the Dawgs Academy grad got a phone call that changed his life.
And this summer, MacLaren made his professional debut with the Detroit Tigers organization as undrafted free agent.
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We are still buzzing from Calgarian Mike Soroka’s historic outing for the Atlanta Braves in Game 3 of the National League Division Series (NLDS) against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The former Calgary PBF Redbirds pupil pitched seven innings of one-run baseball, allowing just two hits and no walks. The 22-year-old also struck out seven batters and, while he didn’t personally get the win, Soroka set the table for a dramatic ninth-inning comeback that earned the Braves a 3-1 victory.
During the Busch Stadium performance, the righthander put himself in the record books for several reasons.
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