Realm of Possibility

When Brett Platts was 20 years old, he set a goal of making it to the big leagues by the time he was 25.

While the Prince Edward Island product’s on-field career had come to an end, he was forging a new path in strength and conditioning.

After a stint with Iowa University and the Texas Rangers’ program in the Dominican Republic, the Dawgs Academy grad is heading to the Texas Rangers’ Single-A affiliate, the Down East Wood Ducks.

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Reds Rover

Matt Lloyd vividly remembers how his 2022 baseball season came to an unexpected end.

The Calgary native was patrolling first base for the Chattanooga Lookouts in a May 3 game against Rocket City, when a hard-hit ball was relayed back to him.

Trying to simultaneously catch the ball and dive and tag the runner, he felt a pop, that led to a surgery and lengthy rehabilitation.

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Bear Apparent

Michael Yusypchuk is already turning into one of the most-heralded young Alberta prospects heading into the 2024 MLB Draft.

The 16-year-old St. Albert Minor Baseball Association product added to his legacy this summer by throwing a no-hitter during the 2022 Canada Summer Games.

He hopes to continue his dominance as he heads to Dawgs Academy and, eventually, Missouri State University.

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The Rising Son

The baseball bloodlines run deep in the Chadwick household.

After his dad pitched for the Edmonton Trappers and California Angels in 1986, Tyrelle Chadwick is hoping to blaze his own trail in the sport.

So far so good for the Dawgs Academy product and Illinois State recruit.

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