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.
Read More Hawk Eyes Return
Logan Grant admits he’s not the best cook, so getting to play close to home for the first time in a few years has been a nice treat.
After seasons with the Sylvan Lake Gulls and Swift Current 57s, the Dawgs Academy product is playing for the Okotoks Dawgs this summer.
And he’s relishing in the opportunity with an All-Star performance so far.
Read More Grant Approved
The 2023 Western Canadian Baseball League season is upon us.
In the first of our two-part series, we look ahead to what the five teams in the WCBL East Division will be bringing to the table.
Read More WCBL 2023 Season Preview: East Division
The Western Canadian Baseball League’s 56-game regular season is over.
And what a season it was, full of thrilling individual performances, record-breaking efforts and dramatic playoff chases.
We take a look at the four playoff series that will kick off August 8.
Read More WCBL Playoff Preview
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.
Read More No-Hitters, No Problem
The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) season will mark the return of high-end summer collegiate competition to the province of Saskatchewan for the first time since 2019.
Needless to say, the East Division clubs – which will be joined by Alberta’s Medicine Hat Mavericks to form a five-team grouping – are excited to get back to the ballpark.
So, let’s take a look at what we can expect from each Saskatchewan-based team this summer …
Read More 2022 Season Preview: WCBL Saskatchewan Clubs
We spent a lot of time examining the Alberta teams of the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) with 2019 season previews for each club. But the six Alberta squads only make up the Western Division of the league. There are another six teams competing in the Eastern Division of the WCBL – all of them from Saskatchewan.
Here’s a quick look at each Saskatchewan-based team in the WCBL …
Read More When East Meets West
With a major shakeup of the Western Major Baseball League, we posed five questions to league president Kevin Kvame about the new marketing strategy and the addition of an All-Star Game.
Here’s what he told us …
Read More Q&A with WMBL President Kevin Kvame
Former foes from the Western Major Baseball League final are now joining forces at Cloud County Community College in Kansas.
Find out how this group of Edmonton players is pushing the pace for the Thunderbirds …
Read More Heads in the Cloud
The Western Major Baseball League (WMBL) championship rematch between the Edmonton Prospects and Swift Current 57’s will go to a winner-take-all deciding Game 5 tonight at Mitchell Field.
One of the players who helped make this series go the distance is Edmonton’s left fielder Derek Shedden, whose desperate diving catch put an end to Game 3 and allowed Prospects fans to breathe a huge sigh of relief.
Ian Wilson caught up with Shedden this week.
Read More Q&A with Prospect Derek Shedden