Dominican Summer League: Stovman leads juniors to rout over MLB Prospects

  • May 25, 2017

SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic – Michael Stovman (Maple Ridge, BC) drove in five runs on a pair of doubles to lead the Junior National Team to a 15-2 blowout win over MLB Prospect League.

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Dominican Summer League: Juniors top Mariners, tie Blue Jays

  • May 24, 2017

BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic – Adam Hall (London, ON) and Edouard Julien (Québec, QC) combined to steal seven bases and score five runs as the Junior National Team earned a 7-2 win over the DSL Seattle Mariners.

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Dominican Summer League: Juniors split doubleheader

  • May 23, 2017

GUERRA/BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic – Jaden Griffin’s (Lower Sackville, NS) six shutout innings highlighted a 7-2 win for the Junior National Team over the DSL Astros to give the squad its first victory of the week.

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Dominican Summer League: Phillies top juniors

  • May 21, 2017

BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic – The Junior National Team (0-4) will have to wait another day to try for their first win of the Dominican Summer League tour after suffering a 5-2 loss to the Dominican Phillies.

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Dominican Summer League: Juniors swept in doubleheader

  • May 20, 2017

BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic – The Junior National Team dropped both ends of a doubleheader, their first of four on the Dominican Summer League tour, losing the front end, 7-4, to the Chicago Cubs before falling 8-4 to the Yankees in the afternoon.

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Dominican Summer League: Mets outlast juniors in DSL opener

  • May 19, 2017

BOCA CHICA, DR – The Junior National Team smacked out 12 hits but left 10 runners on base as they suffered a 10-6 loss to the New York Mets prospects to open the Dominican Summer League schedule.

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Claire Eccles signs with Victoria HarbourCats

  • May 16, 2017

OTTAWA- The Victoria HarbourCats of the West Coast League (WCL) announced today at a news conference that they have signed Women’s National Team left-handed pitcher Claire Eccles for the 2017 season.

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Baseball Canada unveils exciting DQ® Rally Cap App update!

  • May 16, 2017

OTTAWA-With baseball season in full swing across most of the country, Baseball Canada is thrilled to announce that our DQ® Rally Cap App has been updated with loads of video and resource content for coaches.

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Baseball Canada announces Dominican Summer League roster

  • May 15, 2017

OTTAWA-Baseball Canada announced today the names of 27 athletes invited to the Junior National Team’s annual Dominican Summer League (DSL) Camp that will take place from May 19-27.

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Rally Cap program lands in Cleveland

  • May 12, 2017

OTTAWA- Established in 2006 by Baseball Canada to address a growing need for a stable and athlete-focused environment at the initiation level, the DQ Rally Cap program has grown to become the program of choice for many minor baseball associations across Canada.

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