Archive for the ‘Sports/PanAm (Actual)/Baseball’ Category

U.S. women rout Canada for Pan Am baseball gold

Sunday, July 26th, 2015
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The U.S. women's baseball team claimed a gold medal at the Pan Am Games Sunday, routing Canada 11-3. Anna Kimbrell hit a bases-clearing double in the fifth inning to open up a close game.

Canada’s baseball women look to hockey for inspiration

Monday, July 20th, 2015
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Women’s hockey did not gain overnight acceptance, and yet female hockey players are now being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Canada's women’s baseball players hope their sport enjoys a similar growth.

Is the international extra-innings rule too gimmicky?

Monday, July 20th, 2015
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A strange international rule came into play during Canada’s gold medal win against the U.S. in baseball Sunday at the Pan Am Games. What many were likely unaware of is an extra-inning rule not seen in baseball at a professional level.

Pan Am newsmaker of the day: Weird baseball rule

Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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When the men's gold-medal baseball game between Canada and the U.S. went into extra innings on Sunday night, a strange international rule came into play that set up a crazy ending.

Canada beats U.S. in wild baseball gold-medal game

Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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Canada defended its Pan Am Games men's baseball title by defeating the U.S. 7-6 in a wild final Sunday that ended in extra innings on a botched pickoff attempt by the Americans.

Weirdest Pan Am story of the day: Canada’s closer starts baseball final

Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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Team Canada manager Ernie Whitt gave closer Jeff Francis the start in Sunday's men's baseball gold-medal final vs. the United States at the Pan Am Games.

Canada’s baseball team advances to Pan Am final vs. U.S.

Saturday, July 18th, 2015
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Canada's men will face the Americans in the baseball final at the Pan Am Games on Sunday after easily handling Puerto Rico.

CBC to live stream Canada’s Pan Am baseball semifinal

Saturday, July 18th, 2015
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CBC will live streaming Team Canada’s men’s Pan Am Games semifinal baseball game against Puerto Rico on Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET. On Sunday, CBC will stream either the bronze-medal game (1 p.m. ET) or the gold matchup (7 p.m. ET), depending on which contest Canada plays in.

Canadian closer Francis leading team by example

Saturday, July 18th, 2015
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Canadian pitcher Jeff Francis helps to carry the men's national baseball team as it enters the semifinal round of their Pan Am Games tournament.

Canada beats Nicaragua in Pan Am baseball, moves to 3-0

Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Canada improved to 3-0 at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am baseball tournament with a 9-1 win over Nicaragua Monday night. Canada's starter Phillipe Aumont pitched five strong innings, not allowing a run while striking out eight.