There have been a lot of questions surrounding the upcoming summer baseball season in Alberta, across this country and around the world. Will it happen? Can we have a shortened campaign? How willing are players and fans to take part?
Those questions and more have been hanging over the head of Kevin Kvame. Over the last few weeks, the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) president has been trying to stay on top of all of the COVID-19 developments.
We spoke with Kvame about the current status of the WCBL.
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Despite a summer that pretty much didn’t happen weather-wise, the Western Canadian Baseball League is touting it as a success.
Now all eyes are on the future, starting with a 2020 season that will feature two fewer teams.
As league president Kevin Kvame told us, 2021 will also be a season of change with expansion coming to Alberta.
Read More 2020 Vision
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.
Read More Fort McMurray Giants Season Preview
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.
Read More Chasing Perfection
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.”
Read More 1 Thru 9: Josh Iannetti