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.
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We take a closer look at some of the Alberta connections to the 2022 MLB Draft …
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Wetaskiwin’s Matt Coutney now holds the record for most home runs in a single-season at Old Dominion University.
It’s an amazing feat, made even more incredible in that he started the season slowly and had an incredible April.
Coutney credits working on his mechanics, plus using a contact lens in his right eye, for turning his season around.
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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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If you’re around baseball long enough in the Edmonton area, you will eventually hear about St. FX, or just FX.
That’s the abbreviated form of St. Francis Xavier Baseball Academy, a program that guides student athletes as they pursue their academic and sporting dreams.
Brad Wolansky, the director of the academy, brought his extensive baseball experience to Alberta’s capital with the aim of coaching aspiring major leaguers. He made time for us and our latest installment of “1 Thru 9,” which examines the baseball academies in Alberta.
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