Conor Pote knows what it will take for him to get to the next level in baseball.
The son of former MLB pitcher Lou Pote, the right-hander made a name for himself this summer at the plate and on the mound with Dawgs Academy Black.
He finished the season by being named the Baseball Alberta 15U ‘AAA’ Player of the Year.
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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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Cole MacLaren admits he didn’t know if his baseball career was going to continue after he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh.
But during his brother’s high school graduation, the Dawgs Academy grad got a phone call that changed his life.
And this summer, MacLaren made his professional debut with the Detroit Tigers organization as undrafted free agent.
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One of the younger players from Alberta who attended the recent Tournament 12 (T12) in Toronto was Max Hartman.
The 15-year-old roamed the outfield at Rogers Centre for Team Navy during the showcase event, which was hosted by Blue Jays Baseball Academy and took place from Sept. 17-21.
We spoke with the Dawgs Academy product before and after the T12 to find out more about him and what it was like to be selected as one of Canada’s top 150 baseball prospects.
He answered the following seven questions for us for our 7th Inning Stretch profile.
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Dryden Howse and his Dawgs Academy teammates from Okotoks are having quite the year.
After winning the 18U BCS National Championship in July and being a part of Perfect Game’s third best travel team in North America, Howse has reunited with several of his Dawgs colleagues at the Tournament 12 (T12) in Toronto.
The Sept. 17-21 showcase event at Rogers Centre, hosted by Blue Jays Baseball Academy, features 150 of the best 14-19 year old baseball prospects that Canada has to offer.
Howse was kind enough to make time for us and answer seven questions as part of our 7th Inning Stretch profile series.
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