Archive for the ‘Sports/Baseball’ Category

Canada’s World Cup-bound women’s baseball team wins bronze at qualifier

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Edmonton's Madison Willan hit a three-run homer as Canada's women's baseball team beat host Mexico 11-1 to capture the bronze medal on Sunday at a World Cup qualifying tournament in Aguascalientes.

Canadian women’s baseball team books 9th consecutive World Cup berth

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Canada's women's baseball team has qualified for next year's World Cup.

Canadian women fall 12-3 to Venezuela at World Cup baseball qualifier

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

The Canadian women's national team suffered their second straight loss at their World Cup qualifier, falling 12-3 to Venezuela on Thursday.

Americans demolish Canada 21-4 in women’s baseball World Cup qualifier

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Megan Baltzell and Brittany Schutte each drove in five runs and Alex Hugo had a home run and four runs batted in as the United States thumped Canada 21-4 Wednesday in a women's baseball World Cup qualifier.

Canadian women beat Cuba in baseball World Cup qualifier

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Pinch hitter Amanda Asay hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh inning as Canada rallied for a 7-5 win over Cuba on Monday in a women's baseball World Cup qualifier.

Watch National Pro Fastpitch: USSSA Pride at Canadian Wild

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Watch live women's softball with CBC Sports' coverage of National Pro Fastpitch, this week features a match between the USSSA Pride and the Canadian Wild.

Watch National Pro Fastpitch: Beijing Eagles at Canadian Wild

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Watch live women's softball with CBC Sports' coverage of National Pro Fastpitch, this week features a match between the Beijing Eagles and the Canadian Wild.

Does Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s arrival mean a quicker rise for the Blue Jays?

Friday, April 26th, 2019
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If all goes according to plan and the Toronto Blue Jays' top prospects fulfill their promise, the team is headed for the playoffs quicker than most believe, according to outfielder Randal Grichuk. But results from our Twitter poll say otherwise.

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

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.