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 …
Read More Soroka picks up win in MLB debut
Scott Richmond’s road in baseball hasn’t been paved in gold, but he does have a gold medal to show for it. He also has more than a few stops around the world stamped on his passport. And another leg of the Vancouver native’s journey is set to begin.
Read More The Scott Richmond World Tour
Peter Hutzal has found a home away from home at Marshall University. The Calgary shortstop continues to make a name for himself south of the border after a very successful run in Okotoks.
Read More Hutzal’s Home Now With Herd
With the holiday season upon us, we wanted to reflect on what has been a tremendous start to Alberta Dugout Stories, and also give you a glimpse into what’s to come in 2018.
Read More Digging our Dugout
After what she calls an “off-year” in 2016, Edmonton’s Nicole Luchanski is basking in the glow of a Canadian MVP year in 2017 and hoping for the women’s game to grow in 2018.
Read More Luchanski’s Redemption