Author: Trey Schalk

2026 Season Predictions – East Side Edition

Heartland League East Division Regina Reapers (projected 5 th 62-100) Another year, another new leader in Regina. Will Matt be Regina’s great savior? Time will tell. Unfortunately, he has inherited a franchise with a very murky future. Regina finds itself in a situation where in order to get wins, they might have to just flat outscore the other team. Lots of 10-8 games are in their future. Having ...

Previews and Predictions (HL West)

Richardson City Blood Ravens Last year 1st  in FL West 97-65 Predicted Finish in 2022……..1st  95-67 Two time champion Richardson City, and legendary owner Imran K set a franchise record in wins last season with 97.  Imran, regarded by most of the league as a wily veteran that always gets the most out of his players, should be setup once again for a deep playoff push.  When you consider what RC had...

Season Preview and Predictions (FL West)

Calgary Mavericks Last year 2nd in FL West 87-75 Predicted Finish in 2022……..4th 79-83 Over the years, Calgary has been the model of consistency. The franchise has never had a losing season and has never missed the playoffs in CBL history. Times are a changing though…and this division is tightening up. Calgary’s owner Todd Wells might be feeling the heat…during this offseason CAL signed a new hitt...

Season Preview and Predictions (HL East)

St. Louis Sultans Last year 5th in HL East 68-94 Predicted Finish in 2022……..5th 75-87 Owner Nathan Royce made big noise in St. Louis this offseason as the team rebranded itself from the Storm to the Sultans. The rebranding occurred after a 3-year run as the Storm, and Royce hopes the new uniforms and marketing efforts reinvigorate the city around their beloved baseball team. The Sultans won 68 ga...

Season Preview and Predictions (FL East)

Erie Seawolves Last year 4th in FL East 66-96 Predicted Finish in 2022……..4th 75-87 Erie showed progress this year gaining five more wins over last year, however owner Doug “Troj” Trojanowski was not pleased with the results. After making the decision a year ago to bring in loads of young talent through a fire sale of veterans and let the players grow into their roles, Troj seems to be losing his ...

Votto to see “self help” guru

Breaking News – Austin, TX  All early signs predicted that Joey Votto would have a break-out season in the CBL.  He had a disappointing year last year with a pedestrian slash of .259/.384/.396.  Thinking of himself as an “elite” player of the CBL, he was quoted at the end of last season tell the press, “This just isn’t acceptable”. In this year’s spring tr...

2015 Austin Bats Outlook

Austin, TX…..Bats kick off the new year, and expectations are running high. Coming off a year where the team finished last in most statistical categories, management hopes to bounce back and be competitive on the field this year. Here is a quick look at the Bats opening day roster: STARTERS Yu Darvish – Cy Young caliber year last year and he is getting stronger.  Has learned American h...

Bats have landed in Austin!

2:15 pm, Austin, TX…During a press conference today at Austin Community College, the city’s newest sports franchise was unveiled.  New ownership of the former Albuquerque Isotopes has decided to pick up and move the fledging franchise to Austin.  The Bats will officially begin play in 2015. Why Austin?  One man, Michael Dell.  Dell has always been a big fan of baseball and wrote a $100...

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