Canada Cup Preview

  • July 31, 2009

OTTAWA – The 2009 Baseball Canada Cup in Kindersley, Saskatchewan will once again be the premier event on the Baseball Canada National Championships calendar. Defending champions Ontario will look to repeat and capture their seventh Canada Cup overall.

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Tyson Gillies named Player of the Week

  • July 28, 2009

OTTAWA – Seattle Mariners prospect and Vancouver, BC native Tyson Gillies was named the California League Player of the Week for the week ending on July 26.

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USA wins World Baseball Challenge, Canada third

  • July 27, 2009

PRINCE GEORGE – Team Canada finished the 2009 World Baseball Challenge on a bit of a downer as they would drop their first playoff game to the USA National Team in a 1-0 pitchers duel, then would follow it with stunning semi-final loss to Germany 4-2 to finish the tournament in third place.

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Mike Saunders to the big leagues

  • July 26, 2009

OTTAWA – The Seattle Mariners purchased the contract of Mike Saunders from the Triple-A Tacoma Rainers of the Pacific Coast League on Saturday, July 25th.

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Canada finishes round-robin in tie for first at WBC with win over Prince George

  • July 24, 2009

PRINCE GEORGE – Team Canada’s offence was once again on display as they shelled out 16 hits and a seven-run eighth on route to a 15-2 mercy victory over the host team the Prince George Axemen at the Enbridge Northern Gateway World Baseball Challenge.

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Canada beat Germany at World Baseball Challenge

  • July 23, 2009

PRINCE GEORGE – Team Canada’s offence once again flexed its muscle at the World Baseball Challenge, collecting double digit hits for the second consecutive game on their way to a 9-3 win over Germany.

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Canada's Rally Cap Program a Smashing Success

  • July 23, 2009

“Cute” has taken on a new meaning and is currently synonymous with the game of baseball. In Canada, a grassroots program with the name of Rally Cap is growing bigger and bigger, playing a major role in the lives of countless kids. Just imagine a team of five and six year-olds, with their matching jerseys and rainbow assortment of hats, running onto the field and ready for a show-down. Indeed, this would qualify as an “awww” moment.

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Canada earns no-hitter and scores often at World Baseball Challenge

  • July 21, 2009

PRINCE GEORGE – An eight run outburst in the fourth inning and a 5-for-5 day from Kevin Atkinson was more than enough for Team Canada to earn their second win at the Enbridge Northern Gateway World Baseball Challenge, as three Canadian pitchers combined for a no-hitter as they would go on to crush the Bahamas in a 14-0 mercy victory.

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World Baseball Challenge is under way

  • July 20, 2009

PRINCE GEORGE – Team Canada is off to a solid start after the opening weekend of the 2009 World Baseball Challenge in Prince George, B.C. Canada sits in a three way tie for third at the moment with a 1-1 record in the tournament after an opening their schedule on Saturday with a win over Team BC by a score of 6-2, followed by a defeat at the hands of Team USA on Sunday by a score of 5-2.

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Canada Black wins Women’s International Series

  • July 19, 2009

GRANBY – It took some extra time for some last minute dramatics, but Canada Black was able to rally in the top of the ninth to comeback and beat Japan 3-1 to capture the gold medal at the International Women’s Invitational Series.

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