Archive for the ‘Sports/Baseball’ Category

MLB’s Grit Invitational puts spotlight on women in baseball

Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Liz Gilder's baseball journey began as a bit of a fluke when her mother signed her up for the sport after failing to find a registration form for their local softball league. Thirteen years later, that improvisation is paying off.

Curb your enthusiasm: Baseball — baggage and all — returns for 2020 Olympics

Monday, February 4th, 2019
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The Olympics are consistently the greatest showcase of the best of the best. When baseball returns in 2020, it will be the best of the rest.

Blue Jays’ Sanchez expects to be ‘fully healthy’ by spring training

Saturday, January 19th, 2019
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After surgery ended his season in September, Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez believes his finger troubles are finally over.

Canada wins bronze at U18 Pan Am baseball championship

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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LaRon Smith belted a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth as Canada's junior baseball team defeated Nicaragua 5-3 to capture the bronze medal at the COPABE under-18 Pan Am Championships.

MLBPA criticizes Jays for not promoting Guerrero Jr.

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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The Major League Baseball Players Association criticized the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday for not promoting top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. among their September call-ups.

Canada tops U.S for bronze in extras at women’s baseball World Cup

Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Daphnee Gelinas broke a tie with an RBI single and veteran Ashley Stephenson drove in two to cap a five-run 10th inning as Canada defeated the United States 8-5 on Friday for the bronze medal at the women's baseball World Cup.

Canada squanders lead, will play U.S. for bronze at women’s baseball World Cup

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Taiwan erased an early four-run deficit to defeat Canada 6-4 on Thursday in the super-round finale for both teams at the women's baseball World Cup in Viera, Fla.

Americans leave Canada in must-win situation at women’s baseball World Cup

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Jade Gortarez hit a three-run home run in the second inning as the United States downed Canada 5-1 on Wednesday in the super round of the women's baseball World Cup.

Canada blanks Venezuela in women’s baseball World Cup super round opener

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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Kelsey Lalor had two hits and a stolen base on Tuesday, helping Canada to a 5-0 win over Venezuela in the super-round opener for both teams at the women's baseball World Cup.

Canada secures spot in women’s baseball World Cup super round

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Kelsey Lalor belted a two-run homer in the first inning to lead Canada to an 18-1 victory over the Dominican Republic on Sunday at the women's baseball World Cup in Viera, Fla.