It’s been a long four years since the Edmonton Prospects had a place to call “home.”
The Western Canadian Baseball League team has faced plenty of challenges in building the new Myshak Metro Ballpark.
Owner Pat Cassidy says construction is ongoing, but several challenges could affect opening day, meaning a backup plan is being looked at in Sherwood Park.
Read More Prospects in the Park
“Does Alberta punch above its weight when it comes to baseball in Canada?”
It’s a question our Joe McFarland posed on social media recently after what should be considered another successful year in our province.
But are we doing enough to celebrate it?
Read More OPINION: Baseball’s Opportunity in Alberta
A two-way star with the Okotoks Dawgs and Edmonton Prospects has made his Major League Baseball debut in stellar fashion.
2017 Western Major Baseball League MVP Kody Funderburk pitched two perfect innings – including three strikeouts – with the Minnesota Twins on August 28.
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Coming off a fantastic 2022 season, it was hard to believe that Halen Knoll would be able to find a way to beat it.
Instead, the 23-year-old Edmonton product thrived with the hometown Riverhawks, winning the West Coast League’s Pitcher of the Year Award.
Read More All Halen the King
The Okotoks Dawgs can take a bow.
After hosting two successful Western Canadian Baseball League All-Star Games in 2022 and 2023, could it be time for them to pass the torch?
Joe McFarland wades into the possible locations as well as ways to expand the game and festivities.
Read More OPINION: What’s next for the WCBL’s Mid-Summer Classic?
It might still be early, but Erik Sabrowski is already exceeding expectations in restarting his professional baseball journey.
Not only is the Edmonton-area product back from his second Tommy John surgery earlier than expected, but he has been nearly flawless in his first few appearances for the Akron RubberDucks.
Read More Ahead of Schedule
Erik Sabrowski knew he wasn’t going to be on the lineup card when the Minor League Baseball season started.
That didn’t stop him from showing up early to Spring Training, looking to see what kind of progress he’s made since undergoing his second Tommy John surgery since 2018.
The Edmonton product is hoping to get back on the mound in the Cleveland Guardians’ system this summer.
Read More Clawing His Way Back
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
Airdrie? Grande Prairie? Lloydminster? Another Edmonton-area team?
The Western Canadian Baseball League has filled a major gap in its territory by bringing Saskatoon into the mix again in 2024.
So what’s next? We asked WCBL president Kevin Kvame.
Read More The WCBL’s 16-Team Dream
The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) has released its 2023 schedule.
Here are some of the highlights …
Read More 2023 WCBL Schedule Unveiled