With the top Canadian baseball prospects gathering this week at Rogers Centre, Simon Baker stood out among them all.
The Webber Wildcats Academy outfielder put on a clinic at this year’s Canadian Futures Showcase and was named as the tournament MVP …
Read More Baker Named Canadian Futures Showcase MVP
When the players, coaches and assorted baseball observers assembled for scout day at the Canadian Futures Showcase, Nathan Flewelling hit perhaps the longest home run of the outing.
It was a hard-struck ball that smacked off the face of Schneider’s Porch in the 200 level of Rogers Centre.
That was just the beginning of Flewelling’s long-ball exploits this week in Toronto.
Selected for Saturday’s Home Run Derby, the Innisfail, Alberta native cracked 11 total dingers over two rounds to secure the event’s championship belt.
Read More Nathan Nukes
He’s the youngest player at the Canadian Futures Showcase.
Calgary product and Dawgs Academy prospect Colton Ullyett-French is part of the Class of 2027.
As Trevor Fitzpatrick reports, the 6-foot-3, 210-pound utilityman is hoping to make his presence felt.
Read More Ullyett-French Represents Class of 2027
Not one to shy away from a new opportunity to try something different, Brett Getz is excited about the opportunity to play in his second Canadian Futures Showcase.
The Medicine Hat native and Vauxhall Academy of Baseball product is working his way up to play on another big stage: college baseball with Sacramento State after he finished high school.
Read More Let’s Getz Ready to Rumble
Cydnie Moore must be looking forward to her next trip to the Maritimes to play baseball.
The Calgary product spent the summer winning bronze as a player at the Open Women’s National Championship in Nova Scotia and as a coach at the 16U Girls National Championship in Prince Edward Island.
They are experiences she hopes will help her inspire the next generation of baseball players in Alberta.
Read More Summer of Bronze
Coming off a strong 2022 season split between two minor league affiliates, Damiano Palmegiani was determined to continue moving up the Toronto Blue Jays’ minor league depth charts.
The Vauxhall Academy of Baseball product is doing that with another strong season with the Double-A New Hampshire Fishercats.
Read More Palmegiani Rises Up Jays’ Ranks
It was a rollercoaster ride for Team Alberta at the Baseball Canada Women’s Nationals in Nova Scotia.
After going 1-2 in the round-robin, they outlasted Saskatchewan and lost to Quebec before claiming bronze in an exciting 5-4 win over the hosts.
Read More Bronze Medal Rally
Team Canada will get a boost from several Alberta players and coaches at the upcoming Pan Am Qualifiers …
Read More Alberta Pumps Up Pan Am Roster
Efforts to grow the girls and women’s game in Alberta have been renewed with the creation of the new Alberta Girls Baseball League.
The three-team pilot season will begin this summer, with the hope of having girls playing with and against more girls.
And if Barb Northcott has her way, more teams will be lined up to play in 2024 and beyond.
Read More Girls Got Game
With the 2023 Major League Baseball season now underway, it was only a matter of time before each organization started setting up its affiliate rosters for the coming year.
While things can and will change, we thought we’d scour as many minor league rosters for Alberta connections to get you updated on where everyone is.
Read More Alberta’s 2023 Pro Connections