Entering their fourth year of existence, the Fort McMurray Giants are in playoffs-or-bust mode.
Last season’s record of 17 wins and 31 losses may not look like much, but it left the Giants just two games back of the Edmonton Prospects and the fourth and final playoff spot in the Western Division of the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL).
In an attempt to bolster their postseason hopes, the Giants have raided Edmonton’s talent pool.
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Perfection, they say, is a myth.
That’s where Rich Walker comes in. When the Edmonton Prospects’ pitcher took the mound at Shell Place in Fort McMurray on June 29th, he unleashed a flawless performance on the Giants.
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As the Fort McMurray Giants strive for the first-ever playoff berth, the team has looked to some veterans to lead the way.
Enter: Josh Iannetti.
The hometown boy, who has gone through the good and bad with the team, is the latest to be profiled in our series, “1 Thru 9.”
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What goes well with baseball? Beer, of course.
To get an expert to weigh in on the options available at WMBL ballparks in Alberta, we’ve enlisted the help of beer connoisseur Jason van Rassel.
Whether it’s local craft beer or the big-name brands, we have you covered!
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We continue our special preview series of the Alberta-based WMBL teams with an inside look at the Fort McMurray Giants.
In just their third season in the league, the Giants will be vying for their first winning season and hope to make the jump to the playoffs, focusing primarily on a stellar pitching rotation.
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