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Around The Horn July 1

07/05/2018 7:16 AM -

News and Notes from around the WMBL 

 

It’s Going, Going Gone……..

Riley MacDonald of the Brooks Bombers is closing in on the WMBL All-Time Home Run Record. He currently has 16 round trippers – just two off the record held by Jesse Sawyer of the Lethbridge Bulls. Sawyer hit 18 home runs in 2011. 

 

 

WMBL Homerun Leaders (2010-2017)

 

2010    Mitch MacDonald       Regina                         8

2011    Jesse Sawyer              Lethbridge                   18 -WMBL Record

2012    Michael Corso             Moose Jaw                  11

2013    Michael Corso             Moose Jaw                  11

2014    Bryan Heward             Saskatoon                   9

            Michael Olson             Medicine Hat              9

2015    Nate Ackerman           Swift Current              7

2016    Mitch McGeein           Lethbridge                   13

2017    Kody Funderburk         Okotoks                       15

 

2018 Home Run Leaders

            Riley MacDonald         Brooks                         16

            Bo McClintock             Swift Current              12

            Nate Dechaine            Okotoks                       8

 

 

No Runs for You …

Regina starter Evan Rogers has allowed just one earned run over his 33 innings (4 starts) 

 

Catch Him If You Can

Liam Rihela of the Fort McMurray Giants had 4 stolen bases against Edmonton, June 28.

 

 

WMBL Batting Leaders:

Batting Average

William Hollis – Okotoks:                   .430

 

Runs Scored

Corey Wheaton – Weyburn:               33

 

Hits

Corey Wheaton – Weyburn:               43

 

Doubles

Corey Wheaton – Weyburn:               10

David Salgueiro – Medicine Hat:        10

 

Triples

Riley Hickerson – Regina:                   3

Percy Liu – Edmonton:                        3

 

Home Runs

Riley MacDonald – Brooks:                 16

 

RBI

Riley MacDonald – Brooks:                 41

 

Walks

Zane Takhar – Edmonton:                  19

 

Stolen Bases

Corey Wheaton – Weyburn:               16

 

 

WMBL Pitching Leaders:

 

Innings Pitched

Andrew Grieder – Lethbridge:            40

 

ERA

Sam Cottingham-Beard – Regina:     0.72

 

Strikeouts

Mason Garispe – Moose Jaw:                        45

 

Wins

Evan Rogers – Regina:                                    5

 

Saves 

Craig Smith – Okotoks:                        5

Eric Evans – Weyburn:                        5