Canadians on MLB Pipeline prospect lists
OTTAWA- With the non-waiver trade deadline and the Major League Baseball Draft in the rearview mirror, baseball publications are producing their mid-season prospect rankings.
Brown selected for Perfect Game All-American Classic
OTTAWA- Junior National Team shortstop Jaden Brown will join an exclusive group of Canadian high school baseball players to participate in the Perfect Game All-American Classic next month in San Diego.
Valero to participate in 2018 Under Armour All-America Game
OTTAWA- Junior National Team shortstop Cesar Valero (Calgary, AB) was among the names recently named to the 11thannual Under Armour® All-America Baseball Game that will take place on Friday, July 20that Wrigley Field in Chicago.
Pompey and Freure taken on Day Two of MLB Draft
OTTAWA- Junior National Team alums, Tristan Pompey (Mississauga, ON) and RJ Freure (Burlington, ON), were selected on day two of the Major League Baseball Draft as round three through ten were completed.
Naylor first Canadian selected in 2018 MLB Draft
OTTAWA- Mississauga’s Noah Naylor became the first Canadian taken in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft when the Cleveland Indians used their first round pick, 29thoverall, to nab the Junior National Team product.
A guide to the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft
WHAT:The annual Major League Baseball Draft (or Rule 4 Draft) gets underway tonight (7pm ET MLB Network/MLB.com) with the first 78 selections (First Round, First Round Compensation, Competitive Balance Round A, Second Round, Completive Balance Round B, Second Round Compensation), continues Tuesday with rounds three through ten and concludes on Wednesday with rounds 11-40.
JNT DSL: Juniors end Dominican tour on a high
EL TORO, Dominican Republic – Daniel Carinci (Ajax, ON) went 3-for-5 and drove in three runs to lead the Junior National Team to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Dominican prospects in the final contest of the Dominican Summer League tour.
JNT DSL: Rays, Dodgers get past juniors
GUERRA, Dominican Republic – The Junior National Team suffered a doubleheader sweep at the hands of the Dominican Summer League Rays and Dodgers on the second to last day of the DSL tour.
JNT DSL: Twins score late to defeat Junior National Team
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic – The Junior National Team had their sights set on their first win of the Dominican Summer League tour but that was spoiled by the Minnesota Twins Dominican prospects who scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to come away with a 7-5 victory.
JNT DSL: Smith and Palmegiani homer, juniors fall in doubleheader
BOCA CHICA/GUERRA, Dominican Republic – The Junior National Team dropped both ends of a doubleheader today in the Dominican Republic as day six of the nine-day tour concluded.