Baseball Canada

2012 Baseball Canada News

December 21/12

Top 12 of 2012: #1 – Canada qualifies for 2013 World Baseball Classic

December 19/12

Top 12 of 2012: #2 – Baseball Canada and Toronto Blue Jays partner on sponsorship package

December 17/12

Top 12 of 2012: #3 – Junior National Team wins silver at IBAF 18U World Championship

December 14/12

Top 12 of 2012: #4 – Bob Elliott given Baseball Hall of Fame’s JG Taylor Spink Award

December 12/12

Top 12 of 2012: #5 – 2011 Senior Team inducted into Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

December 10/12


December 10/12

Top 12 of 2012: #6 – Women’s National Team wins World Cup bronze

December 7/12

Top 12 of 2012: #7 – Baseball Canada named COPABE Federation of the Year for 2011

December 5/12

Top 12 of 2012: #8 – Ontario repeats as Baseball Canada Cup champs

December 3/12

Canada to open World Baseball Classic against Italy, Morneau and Lawrie named to provisional roster

December 3/12

Top 12 of 2012: #9 – 23 Canadians in big-leagues in 2012

November 30/12

Top 12 of 2012: #10 – Eight umpires at International Events

November 30/12

Get your Baseball Canada Toques today!

November 28/12

Baseball Canada announces 2013 World Baseball Classic Coaching Staff

November 28/12

Top 12 of 2012: #11 – Baseball Canada adopts Challenger Baseball

November 27/12

Toronto Blue Jays to host National Amateur Tournament at Rogers Centre

November 26/12

Baseball Canada announces the Top 12 stories of 2012

November 22/12

Paxton, Johnson part of Arizona Fall League champions

November 21/12

Take advantage of these great coaching clinics

November 19/12

Baseball Canada applying Canadian Sport for Life principles

November 15/12

Register for the Baseball Canada National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser today!

November 14/12

Baseball Canada adopts recommendations

November 13/12

WBC Qualifiers set to begin this week

November 6/12

National Championship hosts announced

November 5/12

Annual awards handed out at Baseball Canada Convention

October 31/12

Baseball Canada recognizes Rally Cap national prize winner

October 29/12

Mathieson and Molleken chasing Japan Series title

October 26/12

Baseball Researcher looking for games lasting 20 or more innings

October 24/12

Toronto Blue Jays to conduct first National Baseball Coaches Clinic at Rogers Centre

October 23/12

Register today: Girls Development Camp in Cuba

October 20/12

Juniors fall to Stetson in camp finale

October 19/12

Braves too much for juniors

October 17/12

Strong pitching leads juniors over Jays

October 16/12

Jays power way past juniors

October 15/12

Juniors shutout by Braves

October 13/12

Braves edge juniors in fall opener

October 11/12

Six Canadians in Arizona Fall League

October 9/12


October 5/12

Baseball Canada announces Fall Instructional League roster

October 4/12

Four Canadians heading to MLB post-season

September 24/12

Canada qualifies for World Baseball Classic

September 22/12

WBC Qualifier: Offensive explosion leads Canada to win over Germany

September 20/12

WBC Qualifier: Canada wins big over Great Britain in opener

September 19/12

Canada ready for WBC Qualifier

September 16/12

Canada ends exhibition series with win

September 14/12

Baseball Canada, Albers recognized by COPABE

September 14/12

Canada blanks St. Pete College in WBC Qualifier tune-up

September 13/12

Canada opens exhibition series with win

September 11/12

Baseball Canada announces World Baseball Classic Qualifier roster

September 9/12

Peewee Atlantic Championship: Fredericton takes home Gold in championship thriller

September 8/12

Peewee Atlantic Championship: Charlottetown and Fredericton to play for Gold

September 8/12

18U Worlds: Canada settles for silver

September 7/12

Peewee Atlantic Championships: Day 1 concludes in St. John’s

September 7/12

18U Worlds: Gold medal game awaits Canada

September 7/12

Day 2 concludes at the Peewee Atlantic Championships

September 7/12

18U Worlds Breaking News: CANADA TO PLAY FOR GOLD!

September 6/12

18U Worlds: Canada keeps rolling with win over Colombia

September 5/12

18U Worlds: Kellogg superb as Canada defeats US in extras

September 5/12

St. John’s set to host Peewee Atlantic Championships

September 5/12

18U Worlds: Canada cruises past Panama, advances to second round

September 4/12

18U Worlds: Canada/Panama postponed

September 3/12

18U Worlds: Canada squeaks past Czechs

September 2/12

18U Worlds: Taipei rallies to defeat Canada

September 1/12

18U Worlds: Canada wins again in walk-off fashion

August 31/12

18U Worlds: Canada walks-off Japan in extra-inning thriller

August 30/12

18U Worlds:Canada/Panama rained-out

August 29/12

Follow Canada LIVE at the IBAF 18U World Championship

August 27/12

Baseball Canada announces Junior National Team IBAF 18U World Championship roster

August 26/12

Juniors in Italy: Juniors/Italy rained-out

August 26/12

Bantam Championships: Ontario captures Gold in boys event; Québec does the same on the girls side

August 26/12

BC teams grab both championship crowns out west

August 25/12

Medal round set at Senior Nationals; Western Peewee’s postponed until Sunday

August 25/12

Pre-worlds exhibition series: Juniors win big over Czechs

August 25/12

Bantam Championships: Girls final set; boys still to be determined

August 24/12

Western tournaments starting to take shape heading towards the medal round

August 24/12

Medal rounds in sight as bantam tournaments play on

August 24/12

Pre-worlds exhibition series: Juniors survive scare

August 24/12

Bantam Championships: Teams are starting to round into form as Day 2 carries on

August 24/12

Day 2 underway in Prince George and Saskatoon

August 23/12

Senior Men and Western Peewee’s begin battles out west

August 23/12

Day 1 comes to a close out west

August 23/12

First day complete at bantam events

August 23/12

Bantam championships officially underway

August 23/12

Pre-worlds exhibition series: Juniors can’t solve Italy

August 22/12

Western Canada plays host to two tournaments this weekend

August 22/12

Juniors in Italy: Club off to 3-0 start in exhibition series

August 22/12

Pre-worlds exhibition series: Juniors dropped by Italy

August 22/12

Bantam boys and girls tournaments take place beginning Thursday

August 19/12

Women’s World Cup: CANADA WINS BRONZE!

August 19/12

National Championships: Alberta and Québec take home Gold

August 18/12

Women’s World Cup: USA too much to handle, Canada will meet Australia for bronze

August 18/12

Round-robin complete; medal round starts Sunday at the National Championships

August 17/12

National Championships: Teams are rounding into form as Day 2 finishes

August 17/12

Women’s World Cup: Canada to play US in semi-finals after loss to Japan

August 17/12

National Championships: Round-robin action well underway on Day 2

August 16/12

Women’s World Cup: Canada shows no 'mercy' on Cuba to stay perfect

August 16/12

National Championships: Day 1 wrap-up

August 16/12

Tournament Updates: Junior and Midget National Championships

August 15/12

Junior and Midget National Championships set to begin Thursday

August 14/12

Women’s World Cup: Canada keeps rolling with blowout win over Netherlands

August 13/12

Women’s World Cup: Canada defeats USA in extra inning thriller

August 13/12

Champions crowned: Ontario captures Gold at the Canada Cup

August 12/12

Champions crowned: Ontario captures Gold at the Canada Cup

August 12/12

Canada Cup - Ontario and BC to play for Gold

August 12/12

Women’s World Cup: Canada remains unbeaten with win over Australia

August 11/12

A full day of baseball highlights Day 4 at the Canada Cup

August 11/12

Women’s World Cup: Canada defeats Venezuela in rout

August 11/12

Canada Cup Update - Medal Round all set for Championship Sunday

August 10/12

Update - Rain delays the start of Day 3 at the Canada Cup

August 10/12

Women’s World Cup: Canada opens with convincing win

August 10/12

Canada Cup - Rain wreaks havoc on Day 3

August 9/12

Canada Cup Update - Day 2 Results

August 9/12

‘You Wish You Could Throw Like a Girl Poster Contest’ winner revealed!

August 8/12

Canada Cup Update - Early Day 1 Action

August 8/12

Day 1 Concludes at the Baseball Canada Cup

August 8/12

WNT: Final tune-up game rained out

August 7/12

Play Ball! - Baseball Canada Cup Begins Wednesday

August 3/12

Baseball Canada to honour Labatt Park

August 1/12

Baseball Canada remembers Art Berard

July 31/12

Down on the Farm – Volume 4

July 28/12

Senior Women: Ontario claims gold medal

July 28/12

Baseball Canada announces Women’s National Team

July 27/12

Senior Women: Two no-hitter’s highlight day three

July 26/12

Women’s Invitational underway in Spruce Grove

July 25/12

Baseball Canada announces JNT selection camp roster

July 24/12

Baseball Nova Scotia welcomes new Executive Director

July 23/12

Five Albertans head to World Children’s Baseball Fair

July 20/12

Baseball Canada salutes Bob Elliott

July 18/12

Down on the Farm – Volume 3

July 12/12

Get your vote in for Girls Poster Contest!

July 11/12

Mathieson adjusting to life in Japan

July 9/12

Baseball Canada congratulates Howie Birnie

July 5/12

Q & A with Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer Doug Melvin

July 4/12

Blue Jays to host ‘Girls Night at Bond Park’

July 3/12

MLB Open Tryout Camp Dates Released

June 28/12

Girls Baseball Poster Contest: Vote Today!

June 27/12

Baseball Canada adopts Challenger Baseball

June 26/12

Q & A with Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer Rheal Cormier

June 25/12

Gold medalists enshrined in St. Marys

June 21/12

Davis and Gilbert win Sports Officials Canada Awards

June 21/12

Senior team to enter Hall of Fame this weekend

June 20/12

Canadian and Cuban women share baseball passion

June 19/12

Grand Prairie Minor Baseball now RBI Approved

June 18/12

Baseball Nova Scotia Job Posting: Executive Director

June 16/12

Baseball Canada Elects New Executive

June 14/12

Women shutout Venezuela in Triangle Series finale

June 13/12

Preeceville hosts Baseball Canada RBI Clinic

June 12/12

Women off to a 2-1 start in Cuba

June 6/12

Twenty-six Canadians selected in 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 5/12

Wood leads cast of nine Canadians selected on day two of MLB Draft

June 4/12

Kellogg looks to be first Canadian taken in MLB Draft

May 31/12

Juniors and prospects dazzle under the lights

May 30/12

Juniors and Mariners play to a draw

May 29/12

Isherwood leads juniors to win over Braves

May 29/12

Solid pitching leads to victory over Tigers

May 28/12

Errors cost juniors in loss to Rays

May 27/12

Royals use late rally to defeat juniors

May 27/12

Guerrero leads Mariners to win over juniors

May 26/12

Juniors turn in solid effort in win over Cubs

May 25/12

Juniors, Jays ‘tie’ one on

May 25/12

Brew crew too much for juniors in backend of doubleheader

May 24/12

Juniors start Dominican tour with win over Twins

May 18/12

Down on the Farm – Volume 2

May 15/12

Baseball Canada announces roster for Dominican Summer League Camp

May 14/12

Baseball Canada Announces Girls Baseball Poster Contest

May 11/12

New Baseball Canada merchandise available today!

May 11/12

Provincial Preview: Newfoundland & Labrador

May 10/12

Juniors to face top unsigned Dominican prospects

May 8/12

Sherwood Park Minor Baseball is now RBI Approved!

May 4/12

Provincial Preview: Prince Edward Island

May 1/12

Down on the Farm – Volume 1

April 27/12

Provincial Preview: Nova Scotia

April 26/12

Geoff Gowan Award-Recognizing lifetime contribution to coaching development

April 24/12

Baseball Canada announces Women’s National Team Roster for Cuban ‘Triangle’ Series

April 23/12

CSTA PRESTIGE Awards honours Valcke

April 21/12

Juniors turn in solid effort in loss to Tigers

April 20/12

Provincial Preview: New Brunswick

April 20/12

Juniors rained-out after seven innings

April 19/12

Ballpark in France named after Greg Hamilton

April 19/12

Astros hand juniors lopsided defeat

April 18/12

Juniors come up short against Braves

April 17/12

Jays top juniors with late rally

April 16/12

Juniors blanked by Nationals

April 15/12

Five run first leads juniors to win over Lake Sumter JC

April 14/12

Braves too much for juniors in spring camp opener

April 13/12

Provincial Preview: Québec

April 6/12

Provincial Preview: Ontario

April 5/12

Junior National Team Roster Announced for Spring Training Camp

April 4/12

Fifteen Canadians on Opening Day rosters

March 30/12

Provincial Preview: Manitoba

March 30/12

Toronto Blue Jays agree to sponsorship deal with Baseball Canada

March 28/12

Five questions with Phillippe Aumont

March 23/12

Provincial Preview: Saskatchewan

March 22/12

Blue Jays, Swanson and World Baseball Challenge among finalists for CSTA Prestige Awards

March 20/12

Schedule for V Women’s Baseball World Cup announced

March 19/12

Germany to host World Baseball Classic Qualifier

March 16/12

Provincial Preview: Alberta

March 13/12

Blue Jays and Baseball Canada celebrate ‘Canada Day’ at Al Lang Field

March 12/12

Juniors swept by Phillies, Jays up next

March 12/12

Lawrie and Bautista headline Blue Jays to face Junior National Team

March 11/12

Phillies throw six Canadian hurlers against Juniors

March 10/12

Errors cost Juniors in loss to Netherlands

March 9/12

Juniors double-up on St. Petersburg Junior College

March 9/12

Provincial Preview: British Columbia

March 8/12

Juniors fall short against Orioles

March 7/12

Juniors come up empty in loss to St. Pete’s

March 7/12

Register TODAY for Baseball Canada Super Clinic

March 6/12

Juniors rusty in loss to Netherlands

March 2/12

Les Smeyers is the 20,000th coach!

February 29/12

Juniors to face Blue Jays on March 13th

February 23/12

Thirty seven Canadians in Big-League Camp

February 21/12

Bantam Girls head to Cuba for Development Camp

February 15/12

Junior grads move on to next level

February 13/12

Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance Announces Start of the 2012 CSTA PRESTIGE Awards Nomination Period

February 9/12

Albers named Sask Sport Male Athlete of the Year

February 7/12

National Team to be inducted into Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

February 6/12

8 Teams for Women’s Baseball World Cup announced

February 6/12

Pan/Para Pan Am Games 2015 seeks Sport Organizing Committee Chair for baseball

February 3/12

Who will be the 20,000th coach?

February 2/12

Women preparing for World Cup ‘down under’

January 31/12

Baseball Canada announces 2012 Calendar of Events

January 26/12

Paxton makes's Top 100 Prospects List

January 24/12

Hammonds Plains Mosquito’s rub shoulders with Blue Jays

January 23/12

Baseball Canada Introduces On-line Auction!

January 20/12

2012 Blue Jays Honda Super Camps

January 17/12

National Teams Banquet provides memorable evening

January 10/12

Baseball Canada auction now open!

January 6/12

Roberto Alomar to attend National Teams Banquet

January 5/12

Umpires and KidSport™ program enjoys successful first year

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