If you’re scanning the strikeout leaderboard for Levi Abbott’s name, check at the top before working your way down.
The 6-foot-3, right-handed pitcher for the Lethbridge Bulls leads the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) in Ks, with 66, through his first 43.2 innings of work this summer and his other statistics have not suffered during his eight appearances.
We caught up with Abbott to pick his brain on the summer he’s having in the WCBL for a segment we like to call 3 UP, 3 DOWN.
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Shawn Grandmont has quietly put together one of the best college careers we’ve seen from an Alberta baseball product.
The Lethbridge slugger capped it off by helping the Northwest Nazarene University Nighthawks to their first NCAA Division II National Championships appearance.
He shares his baseball journey with us, including Vauxhall Academy of Baseball and what lies ahead.
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Damiano Palmegiani is back with a vengeance.
The Surrey, B.C. native was a highly-touted prospect coming out of Vauxhall Academy of baseball, being drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2018.
After a couple of years of struggles, the hard-hitting infielder has found his swing again with the College of Southern Nevada, which has many thinking he’s ready for the pros.
Read More Palm Before The Storm
In the immortal words of the great Yogi Berra: “Baseball is 90 per cent mental. The other half is physical.”
It’s a saying that Ty Scott is taking to heart as a senior at Bryan College. The Calgary native is having a career year with the Lions as they chase an NAIA championship.
We chatted with him about mindset, his baseball journey and more for an episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
Read More Great Scott
This chapter of Box Score Beauties provides a glimpse of some of the achievements of Alberta-born and trained baseball players who are excelling south of the border …
Read More Box Score Beauties: April 2021