Warden, Alarid Snag WCBL Player of the Week Awards

The Western Canadian Baseball League has announced the Players of the Week for week five of the season (July 1st – July 7th).

Claiming the Hitter of the Week was Lethbridge Bulls first baseman, Kaleb Warden after he posted a batting average of .438, with three home runs, 12 RBI’s, and an OPS of 1.526. In a game against the Brooks Bombers on July 3rd, the slugging lefty hit three homers, two of which were grand slams and drove in 10 RBI’s. Warden capped off his week at the WCBL All-Star game, where he won the Home Run Derby, after cranking nine homers.

Austin Alarid of the Regina Red Sox is the Pitcher of the Week after he tossed eight innings, allowing only three hits, while striking out seven during his time on the mound in a start against the Brooks Bombers. The lefty now holds a record of 3-0 for the season, with an ERA of 2.70 in 26 2/3 innings pitched.

WCBL Hitter of the Week

Kaleb Warden – Lethbridge

4-runs, 7-hits, 3-HR, 12-RBI

3-BB, .438 avg,  1.526 ops,  1.000 slg,


Honourable Mention

Jake Green – Melville

4-runs, 4-hits, 2-HR, 8-RBI

2-BB, .500 avg, 1.975 ops, 1.375 slg,


WCBL Pitcher of the Week

Austin Alarid – Regina

1-WIN 8.0 Inn, 3-hits, 0-BB, 7-SO

.103 BAA, 0.38 WHIP, 0.00 ERA

Honourable Mention

Michael Batten – Regina

1 – WIN, 1-CG, 9.0 Inn, 3-hits, 2-BB, 11-SO

.111 BAA,  0.56 WHIP, 0.00 ERA


Other Notable Hitters

Ivan Nunez – Regina

3-runs, 8-hits, 2-HR, 5-RBI

1-BB, .471 avg, 1.526 ops, 1.000 slg,


Tyler Scott – Weyburn

2-runs, 9-hits, 2-2B,  5-RBI

.750 avg, 1.686 ops, .917 slg,


Peyton Crispin – Fort McMurray

1-runs, 5-hits, 2-2B, 2-3B, 4-RBI

.357 avg, 1.143 ops,  .786 slg,


Other Notable Pitchers

Logan Garza – Swift Current

1 – WIN 5 Inn, 0-hits, 0-BB, 6-SO

.000 BAA, 0.00 WHIP, 0.00 ERA


Tevin Hall – Lethbridge

1 – WIN 6.1 Inn, 3-hits, 0-BB, 2-SO

.136 BAA, 0.47 WHIP, 0.00 ERA


Jaymon Cervantes – Medicine Hat

1-WIN, 9 Inn, 6-hits, 0-BB, 4-SO

.188 BAA, 0.89 WHIP, 1.00 ERA


Michael Ross – Moose Jaw

3 – WIN, 8.1 Inn, 8-hits, 1-BB, 9-SO

.258 BAA, 1.08 WHIP, 3.24 ERA