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WMBL Championship Preview

08/12/2017 9:40 AM -

2017 – WMBL Championship Preview

Swift Current vs Edmonton

 
What You Need To Know:
  • Swift Current and Edmonton are making back to back appearances in the WMBL Championship Final 
  • Swift Current swept last year’s final 
  • Both teams are currently on a three-game winning streak
  • Edmonton has 11 doubles but has not  hit a homer run in the playoffs
  • Swift Current has hit 13 doubles and 11 home runs in the playoffs
 
Players to Watch:
Swift Current
Sean Chandler – Has a 0.00 ERA and struck out 11 batters 6.2 relief innings
Bodie Cooper – Hitting 324 with six runs, three home runs and eight RBI
 
Edmonton
Jake Lanferman – Batting .405 with two doubles, eight runs scored and three RBI
Eric Sabrowski –  Has thrown 15.2 playoff innings and not allowed an earned run 
 
 
2017 WMBL Championship Schedule
Game 1: Sunday, August 13 – 7:05 pm
Edmonton at Swift Current
 
 Game 2: Monday, August 14 – 7:05 pm
Edmonton at Swift Current
 
 Game 3: Tuesday, August 15 – 7:05 pm
Swift Current at Edmonton 
 
Game 4: Wednesday, August 16 – 7:05 pm (If Needed)
Swift Current at Edmonton
 
Game 5: Thursday, August 17 – 7:05 pm (If Needed)
Edmonton at Swift Current
 
 
2017 Regular Season Meetings
Swift Current won the season series 2-0 
 
Swift Current 22 at Edmonton 4 
Swift Current   4 at Edmonton 0 
 
 
Regular Season Records
Swift Current – 33-15 (First in the Eastern Division)
Edmonton – 24-24 (Fourth in the Western Division)
 
 
2017 Playoff Records
Swift Current – 6-3: 
Defeated Moose Jaw in round 1
Defeated Weyburn in round 2
 
Edmonton – 6-3: 
Defeated Okotoks in round 1
Defeated Medicine Hat in round 2
 
 
2017 Playoff Team Leaders
Pitching 
ERA
SC – Layne Downing, Fernando Pena, Sean Chandler and Keil Krumwiede: 0.00
EP - Erik Sambroski: 0.00
 
WINS
SC - Layne Downing, Mitch Guiberson and Sean Chandler: 2
EP - Marion McLean and Erin Sabrowski: 2
 
SAVES
SC - Keil Krumwiede: 2
EP - Andrew Mirasty: 3
 
Hitting
AVG
SC – Nick Canas: .351
EP – Jake Lanferman: .405
 
HR
SC - Brett Esau and Bodie Cooper: 3
EP - None
 
RBI
SC – Brett Esau and Bodie Cooper: 8
EP – Michael Gahan: 6 
 
SB
SC - Nick Canas and Riley Campbell: 4
EP - Jake Lanferman: 3
 
 
 
2017 Regular Season Team Leaders
Pitching 
ERA
SC - Dustin Wells: 1.02
EP - Zaine Foth-Thomas: 1.95 
 
WINS
SC - James Smith: 6
EP - Zaine Foth-Thomas: 4
 
SAVES
SC - Keil Krumwiede: 5
EP - Andrew Mirasty: 9 
 
Hitting
AVG
SC - Cole Thibideau: .366
EP - Zane Takhar: .341 
 
HR
SC - Brett Esau: 11
EP - Erik Sabrowski: 3
 
RBI
SC - Blake Adams: 48
EP - Jake Lanferman: 27
 
SB
SC - Riley Campbell: 34
EP – Dean Olson - 22
 
 
 
 
 
 


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