Archive for the ‘Sports/Baseball’ Category

Baseball is back in the Olympics — here’s how Canada can qualify

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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It may only be a one-time deal, but baseball will return to the Olympics next year in Tokyo. Qualifying is tougher than it was back in 2008. Here's the path Canada faces.

Former Blue Jays all-star Saunders puts retirement on hold for Olympic qualifier

Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Michael Saunders, who'll turn 33 this month, is among the 28 players representing Canada at Premier 12 in South Korea, an international event and Olympic qualifier featuring the top dozen-ranked baseball nations in the world.

Canadian men’s baseball team edges Japan in tuneup for Olympic qualifier

Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Eric Wood hit a three-run double as part of a six-run second inning, and Canada and hung on to defeat world No. 1 Japan 6-5 in an exhibition baseball game Thursday.

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

Sunday, August 25th, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.