Therrien called up by Phillies

  • July 28, 2017

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Noah Naylor qualifies for High School Home Run Derby finals

  • July 09, 2017

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Bowman accepts position in France

  • June 27, 2017

(Photo: Shawn Bowman (left) congratulates Josh Naylor after a home run at the 2015 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup in Osaka, Japan)

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Seven Junior National Team members selected on final day of MLB Draft

  • June 14, 2017

 

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MLB Draft: Pop, Procopio selected on day two of draft

  • June 13, 2017

OTTAWA- A pair of Junior National Team alums, Zach Pop (Brampton, ON) and Daniel Procopio (Toronto, ON), were the lone Canadians selected on day two of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft bringing the two-day total to four Canadians chosen through the first ten rounds.

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Leach and Hall taken on Day 1 of 2017 MLB Draft

  • June 12, 2017

OTTAWA-Junior National Team right-handed pitcher Landon Leach (Pickering, ON) became the first Canadian selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft after the Minnesota Twins used the first pick in the second round, 37th overall to draft the 17 year-old. Twenty-three picks later, the Baltimore Orioles used their second round choice (60th overall) on Junior National Team shortstop Adam Hall (London, ON) as the first day of the draft concluded with two Canadians selected.

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2017 MLB Draft: What you need to know

  • June 12, 2017

WHAT: The annual Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft (or Rule 4 Draft) gets underway tonight (7pm ET MLB Network/MLB.com) with the first 75 selections (Round 1, Competitive Balance Lottery Round A, Round 2, Completive Balance Lottery Round B), continues Tuesday with rounds three through ten and concludes on Wednesday with rounds 11-40.

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Pivetta to make big league debut in Los Angeles

  • April 29, 2017

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Five Canadians on MLB Opening Day rosters

  • April 03, 2017

OTTAWA- The 2017 Major League Baseball season is officially underway and five Canadians are scattered among the circuit’s 30 clubs.

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Montréal to host first PLAY BALL event in Canada!

  • March 28, 2017

OTTAWA-Baseball Canada is pleased to partner with Major League Baseball, Jays Care Foundation and Baseball Québec to bring the first ‘Play Ball’ event to Canada and Montréal on Sunday, April 2nd at the Olympic Stadium.

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WATCH: 'Rite of Passage' Documentary

Watch as the Canadian Junior National Team travel to the Dominican Republic to play against MLB affiliated academy teams.

Shaped by our Game

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