The Legend of Luch

She admits it’s been on her mind for a while.

But just days before her 29th birthday, Nicole Luchanski announced her retirement.

The Baseball Canada Women’s National Team star and Edmonton native is now ready for the next chapter of her life.

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Act of Lalor

It’s hard to imagine calling Kelsey Lalor a “veteran.” She is only 20, after all.

Yet, her resume is an impressive one, including being named to the All World Team after this summer’s Women’s Baseball World Cup.

The Red Deer native finished off the year by being named the top women’s player in Alberta.

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Unfinished Business

With one eye on the prize of the 2018 Women’s Baseball World Cup, Canada has another eye on the future and it may not be more prevalent than by looking at the Alberta contingent heading to Viera, Florida.

Five Albertans make up the roster, including three first-year national team players.

While there is plenty of new blood, the expectation remains the same: win.

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Havana Ball

Alexis Galloway’s trip to Cuba for the 2017 Baseball Canada Girls Development Camp was cut short because of injury. The Okotoks native was able to get back onto the radar for 2018 and looked to make an impression with the Women’s World Cup in Florida coming this summer.

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Soroka picks up win in MLB debut

Calgary pitching prospect Mike Soroka made his Major League Baseball debut last night, taking the mound for the Atlanta Braves during a start against Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets at Citi Field.

The 6-foot-5, 225-pound righty ended up picking up the win after putting in six innings of work. He gave up six hits and one earned run – a solo home run off the bat of Yoenis Cespedes – while issuing no walks and striking out five, en route to a 3-2 Braves victory.

Here’s a look at Soroka’s special day and the reactions to it …

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