It’s been a tough week for Western Canadian Baseball League hitters.
Reese Devlin and Travis Cole combined for a no-hitter with the Fort McMurray Giants, while Izaiah Ayala hurled a no-no for the Swift Current 57s.
Earlier this season, Ty Boudreau didn’t allow a hit with the Sylvan Lake Gulls.
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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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