March 29, 2023

Immediate Release


Regina Red Sox Baseball Club of the Western Canadian Baseball League (“WCBL”), Canada’s premier
summer collegiate league, is pleased to announce that the Saskatoon Entertainment Group (“SEG”) willbe bringing WCBL baseball back to Saskatoon starting in the summer of 2024.

SEG is a leader in the sports entertainment industry operating the Saskatchewan Rush of the National Lacrosse League and Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League.

Regina Red Sox President, Gary Brotzel, had this to say: “It has been far too long since we have had a Saskatoon franchise in the WCBL. It is extremely encouraging to have SEG bring a new WCBL franchise to Saskatoon. SEG’s depth of experience in the sports market through their ownership of the Saskatoon Blades and the Saskatchewan Rush will be a great addition to the WCBL. The profile of the WCBL has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past several years among our fans and business partners, and the decision by SEG to launch a team in Saskatoon is a testament to that fact. Welcome aboard Saskatoon!”

Associate General Manager of SEG, Steve Hildebrand, offered: “SEG really appreciates… the opportunity to join an already growing and great league. It has been too long since Saskatoon has had a team and we are looking forward to bringing exciting Western Canadian Baseball back [to Saskatoon].

The addition of Saskatoon to the WCBL continues to elevate the WCBL’s profile among fans and business partners as top players from across college baseball in North America will now have the opportunity to play in all the major markets in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Red Sox 2023 Season Preview
The Sox are coming off a 34 W-22 L season where the club captured another East Division Pennant and saw another increase in attendance in 2022.

The 2023 season is just around the corner and there is reason for excitement among Sox fans. The
Sox will be returning multiple players from the 2022 roster while bolstering it with top talent from across North America. Key players returning include Jonathon Henry (RHP, North Carolina A and T University), Zane Pollon (LHP, Mount Marty University), Michael Zinter (OF, Tiffin University and Dylan Edmands(INF, Liberty University)

2023 Home Opener and Upcoming Events

Regina Red Sox Sports Dinner- April 22nd Turvey Center (Guests Ryan and Chris Getzlaf)

•Home Opener Saturday , May 27 vs Swift Current 57’s Currie Field (7:05pm)

•WCBL All-star Game & Home Run Derby, Saturday, July 15 at Seaman Stadium (5 & 7:05pm)


Gary Brotzel (Sox President) 306-536-8792


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