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News and Notes about the WMBL Championship

08/12/2018 6:54 AM -

2017 – WMBL Championship Preview
Regina at Medicine Hat

What You Need to Know:

  • Medicine Hat’s last appearance in the WMBL final was 2014 when they defeated Swift Current for the League title.
  • The Regina Red Sox last played in the championship game in 2015. 
  • In 2012 Regina defeated Medicine Hat three games to one to win the WMBL Championship.  
  • Both Regina and Medicine Hat are 6-3 in the playoff 
  • Medicine Hat hitting .324 in the playoffs
  • Regina is hitting .291 in nine playoff games
  • Regina had eight doubles and 13 homers in the post season 
  • Medicine Hat has 20 doubles and 11 homers in the playoffs

 

Game Notes

Medicine Hat swept the regular season series against Regina
July 11 doubleheader: 
Game 1: 6-0
Game 2: 3-2

Regular Season Records
Medicine Hat: 38-9 (First in the Western Division and First over all in WMBL)
Regina: 26-21 (Third in Eastern Division)

 

2018 Playoff Records

Regina – 6-3: 
Defeated Swift Current in round 1
Defeated Weyburn in round 2

Medicine Hat– 6-3: 
Defeated Lethbridge in round 1
Defeated Edmonton in round 2

 

 

Players to Watch:

Medicine Hat

David Salgueiro is hitting .406 with three doubles, two homers, six walks and three stolen bases

Colton Wright has three home runs and 12 RBI

Carson Johnson is httings .382 with four doubles and 11 RBI

Alex Dafoe has two wins

 

Regina

Adam De La Cruz his hitting .450 with 3 doubles and 2 homers; he also has three wins and a save as a pitcher

Matt DeNeau has four home runs and 12 RBI

Wesley Moss has four stolen bases

Dylan Bells 17 post season strikeouts in two starts

 

2018 Championship Series schedule

Game 1:       Sunday, August 12
7:05 PM        Regina           at        Medicine Hat                                             

Game 2: Monday, August 13
7:05 PM        Regina           at        Medicine Hat

Game 3: Tuesday, August 14
7:05 PM        Medicine Hat          at        Regina

Game 4: Wednesday, August 15 (if needed)
7:05 PM        Medicine Hat          at        Regina

Game 5: Thursday, August 16 (if needed)
7:05 PM        Regina           at        Medicine Hat