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WMBL announces the Batting Champion and Pitcher of the Year

08/01/2014 11:36 PM -

August 1, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Two award winners confirmed and added to the 2014 Award Winners list

Western Major Baseball League President, Kevin Kvame announced tonight that the final two award winners for the 2014 WMBL regular season have been confirmed.  Theses awards are based on MLB criteria for Pitching ERA and Batting Average.

The award winners are as follows:

Batting Champion – Aidan Stinnett – Moose Jaw Miller Express : Batting Average of .393  in 197 plate appearances.  (Requirement is 3.0 plate appearances per team game (46 in the case of the WMBL for the season).

Pitcher of the Year (ERA leader) – Scott Cone – Lethbridge Bulls – ERA on season of 2.09 in 56 innings pitched.  (Requirement is 1.0 inning pitched per team game (46 in the case of the WMBL for the season).

These two players will join the official list of 2014 Award Winners list.

 

About the Western Major Baseball League
The WMBL is Canada’s preeminent summer collegiate wood bat baseball league showcasing college players from Canada and the United States. With beginnings dating back over 50 years, the League now consists of 11 teams playing in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The 2013 season will marked the first season as a full collegiate league; continuing the tradition of offering fans a consistently high level of competition, coaching and players being drafted by the MLB. Alumni will tell you that players have not experienced first class summer baseball, hospitality and fan support until they have spent a summer playing for the WMBL.

So there you have it, the Western Major Baseball League, Canada’s premier summer collegiate league: quality competition, quality coaching and a quality summer experience in Edmonton, Lethbridge, Okotoks, Medicine Hat, Swift Current, Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon, Melville, Yorkton and Weyburn. For more information go to www.wmbl.ca
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Teams can be contacted directly for interviews and photos


For more League information contact:

Kevin Kvame,                                                                         Cori van Keulen

WMBL President                                                                    V.P. Communications

(403) 320-2025                                                                       (403) 819-5341
president @wmbl.ca                                                                advcori@gmail.com