Vauxhall Academy of Baseball grad Garrett Hawkins has been rising up the San Diego Padres’ depth chart since being drafted in 2019.
However, his plans have hit a roadblock after undergoing Tommy John surgery in August.
As Tyson Shushkewich reports, the right-hander is still hoping to return in 2024.
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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.
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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.
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The 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) First-Year Player Draft took place from June 4-6 and we’ve got a rundown on what it means to some of Alberta’s most talented players.
Some of the athletes selected were born and raised in the province, others have become familiar faces through our baseball academies, Some are players we’ve come to know from their time in the Western Major Baseball League (WMBL).
Here’s a look at the selections we had our eye on …
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