Each season and every year brings its own rollercoaster ride.
New heights experienced and sorrowful depths that leave a mark … these wild swings happen in the batter’s box as well as far out of earshot of the crack of the bat.
As the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) season was in its first month and the potential of a fresh campaign offered hope and promise to teams and fans, our family was hit with news that left us stunned.
Read More Highs & Lows
“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
Alberta baseball fans packed the park during the summer of 2023, smashing attendance records along the way.
Ballpark Digest has the receipts, which show the Okotoks Dawgs having the third-highest attendance across all summer collegiate leagues and teams.
We take a look at all the numbers and how each Alberta market fared.
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Javier De Alejandro wanted to provide more than just a solid performance for his team.
The Lethbridge Bulls starter went into the July 19 matchup with the Brooks Bombers wanting to do something special for his dad, Juan, who was celebrating his birthday.
He ended up putting together a no-hitter in a 7-0 win.
Read More A Near-Perfect Birthday Present
Shortstop Ryan Kucy of the Brooks Bombers answers a number of questions for us in our “1 Thru 9” series …
Read More 1 Thru 9: Ryan Kucy
A look around the Western Canadian Baseball League’s Opening Week in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
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The Western Canadian Baseball League is set to step up to the plate with a full summer of action taking the field in ballparks across Alberta and Saskatchewan.
In the second of our two-part series, we take a look at the West Division.
Read More WCBL 2023 Season Preview: West Division
There’s no place like home … or, better yet, home openers.
The Western Canadian Baseball League’s 2023 season is rapidly approaching and ballparks in Alberta and Saskatchewan will soon open their gates to throngs of summer seekers.
Our Ian Wilson takes a look at some of the marquee dates on the calendar.
Read More Home Opener Highlights
The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) has released its 2023 schedule.
Here are some of the highlights …
Read More 2023 WCBL Schedule Unveiled
The Brooks Bombers had a rough landing after joining the Western Canadian Baseball League in 2016.
Missing the playoffs for four years before being grounded for two seasons because of the pandemic, they needed to improve.
They took off in 2022, capturing the community’s imagination and making it to the playoffs for the first time.
Read More Cleared For Takeoff