Archive for the ‘Sports/Baseball’ Category

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.

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

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

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

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

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

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

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.