It might still be early, but Erik Sabrowski is already exceeding expectations in restarting his professional baseball journey.
Not only is the Edmonton-area product back from his second Tommy John surgery earlier than expected, but he has been nearly flawless in his first few appearances for the Akron RubberDucks.
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Erik Sabrowski knew he wasn’t going to be on the lineup card when the Minor League Baseball season started.
That didn’t stop him from showing up early to Spring Training, looking to see what kind of progress he’s made since undergoing his second Tommy John surgery since 2018.
The Edmonton product is hoping to get back on the mound in the Cleveland Guardians’ system this summer.
Read More Clawing His Way Back
If one thing is for certain, 2023 will not be short on things for baseball fans in Alberta to talk about.
2022 certainly set the bar high with fantastic individual and team performances, great community-building opportunities and a return to “normal” of sorts after what was an unprecedented couple of years around the world.
Once again, we take a look at the top five storylines we will be watching heading into the new year.
Read More Five Storylines We’re Watching in 2023
The 2022 baseball season is officially underway.
Scouring the rosters of all Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball teams, there is certainly no shortage of connections to Alberta on the field.
We’ve compiled a list of players who were born here, trained here or played here with the Western Canadian Baseball League.
Read More Alberta’s 2022 Pro Connections
Erik Sabrowski wasn’t overly surprised when he saw his name come up in the recent MLB Rule 5 Draft.
Battling arm injuries the last three years – including a second Tommy John Surgery this fall – the Cleveland Guardians took him from the San Diego Padres with the 11th overall pick.
The Edmonton-area product is hoping to use all he’s learned over the past few years to make a big jump in 2023.
Read More Cleveland Calling
It wasn’t planned, but Tylor Jans managed to pack a spring worth of college baseball highlights into a matter of days.
From a strong start to the season with Cloud County College to the abrupt end with the COVID-19 pandemic to signing his Letter of Intent with the University of Louisiana Monroe, it’s safe to say March 2020 is a month the Edmonton native won’t soon forget.
We talked about that and more in a recent conversation on Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
Read More Ready For The Warhawks
Let’s be honest. We know we will be watching more than just five players.
But with the baseball season fast-approaching, we thought it would be fun to gaze into our crystal baseball.
One undeniable conclusion: there will be no shortage of storylines heading into 2020 from the professional ranks right down to the community ball parks in Alberta.
Read More 5 Players We’re Watching in 2020
There is no shortage of topics of discussion for baseball officials heading into 2020.
The game’s growth has been front and centre as we see more talent make their way to higher levels, but enrollment, training and coaching will also be on their radar.
We chatted with Baseball Alberta’s Darren Dekinder recently for his analysis of 2019 and what’s to come in the new year.
Read More State of Alberta’s Game 2019
‘Tis the season for year-end and decade-end lists.
We decided to put a different spin on those lists with a roster of Alberta’s baseball talent to suit up between 2010 and 2019.
From an MLB phenom to college stars to women’s national team stalwarts, take a look at who we think deserves recognition for their performances.
Read More Alberta’s All-Decade Squad
Edmonton’s Erik Sabrowski was on the right path to professional baseball.
After lighting it up with the Edmonton Prospects and Cloud County Community College, he was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2018.
But shortly after reporting to the Padres in Arizona, the left-hander learned he would need Tommy John surgery.
We caught up with Sabrowski to walk through the recovery and what’s next on his journey back to baseball.
Read More Road To Recovery