Bombers’ New Runway

The air has been cleared over the direction of the Brooks Bombers.

After months of speculation and rumours, the Western Canadian Baseball League approved the sale of the team to the community.

With the new structure in place, team president and Brooks Regional Ballpark Association chairperson Jason Thomasen says the real work is now underway to put a quality product on and off the field.

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7th Inning Stretch: McCoy Pearce

First baseman McCoy Pearce is doing his part to put the “Bomb” in “Bombers” this season.

Making his way to Brooks by way of Kamloops, Kelowna and – more recently – McPherson College in Kansas, the 6-foot-3 batsman has been a consistent performer at the plate through 22 Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) games, leading the team in runs batted in (RBI) with 24, runs (18), hits (35), and home runs (6). 

Pearce was recruited to Brooks by Kyle MacKinnon – the head coach for the Bombers and the hitting coach for the McPherson College Bulldogs – along with several of his college teammates.

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1 Thru 9: Damian Rodriguez

The Brooks Bombers had high expectations for Damian Rodriguez when he arrived from Laredo, TX this summer.

He’s proving everyone right with solid play and even a move in the batting order.

Rodriguez was the latest to answer the tough questions in our series “1 Thru 9.”

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Brooks Bombers 2018 Season Preview

Not content on their first two years of existence, the Brooks Bombers launched their off-season by recruiting a familiar face to the WMBL to lead a “change of culture.”

Now, Kyle MacKinnon has a field full of new faces ready to push for their first playoff berth.

Our final preview of Alberta teams heading into the summer of 2018 heads to Elks Field in Brooks.

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