Nothing really scared Alejo Lopez when he first arrived in Canada in 2012.
Not the new surroundings. Not learning a new language. Not the different expectations on the field.
Well, nothing except lacing up his skates for a trip around the outdoor rink.
A decade removed from his time with Dawgs Academy, the Cincinnati Reds prospect fondly remembers his roots in Alberta.
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He may not exactly have been in full bloom when he came to Alberta, but Pete Rose gave us a telling look at the baseball icon, thorns and all.
The three-time World Series champion provided insights into two of his cherished pastimes – gambling and baseball – when he visited the Edmonton area on Oct. 21, 2014.
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Matt Lloyd admits he waited a lot longer to get into professional baseball than he had hoped.
After finally getting drafted by the Cincinnati Reds this summer and spending time in Billings and Dayton, his eyes are now set on making up for lost time.
Now into his first offseason as a pro, we caught up with Lloyd to talk about the highs and lows of the last few months.
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Bret Boone always played like he had something to prove.
He had to prove that he wasn’t riding his family’s coattails to the big leagues. He had to prove that he belonged in Major League Baseball. And he had to prove that he was just as useful in the field as he was at the plate.
From his time as an All Star with the Calgary Cannons to his Gold Glove days in the majors, find out what Boone has to say …
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Untangling the web of a secret life almost built by former big leaguer Billy Hulen, who unknowingly fled to Medicine Hat to keep playing baseball.
Read More Medicine Hat’s Mystery Infielder