Five Canadians on Opening Day rosters

  • March 29, 2018

OTTAWA- John Axford, Russell Martin, James Paxton, Nick Pivetta and Joey Votto make-up the five Canadians on active Major League Baseball Opening Day rosters with the 2018 season set to begin today.

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WBSC sets roadmap to Tokyo 2020

  • March 27, 2018

OTTAWA –The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced the qualification process for the Olympic Baseball medal event at Tokyo 2020 that will see six nations competing for medals.

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JNT SPRING: Rays drop juniors in spring finale

  • March 24, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – The Junior National Team dropped the final game of the spring training camp, 4-0, to a group of prospects from the Tampa Bay Rays organization.

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JNT SPRING: Hall, Orioles top juniors

  • March 23, 2018

SARASOTA, Florida – A Baltimore Orioles prospects squad featuring Junior National Team alum Adam Hall (London, ON) held the Junior National Team to just three hits and scored two runs in each of the fourth and sixth innings to come away with a 5-1 win.

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JNT SPRING: Pitching impresses as juniors tie Blue Jays

  • March 21, 2018

DUNEDIN, Florida - Pitching ruled on a cool Florida afternoon with wind gusts as high as 46 km/h as the Junior National Team scored a run in the eighth to escape with a 1-1 tie against a prospects squad from the Toronto Blue Jays organization.

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JNT SPRING: Stars edge juniors

  • March 19, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – A run in the top of the first and a solo home run in the eighth proved to be all of the offence that the Fort Lauderdale Stars would need as they limited the Junior National Team to just three hits and seven base runners to come away with a 2-1 win.

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JNT SPRING: Phillies use long ball to top juniors

  • March 18, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – A power surge that saw the Philadelphia Phillies’ prospects squad hit two home runs was too much for the Junior National Team this afternoon as they fell, 8-4.

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JNT SPRING: Bloodlines run strong in annual All-Canadian contest

  • March 17, 2018

DUNEDIN, Florida – There were plenty of notable big league bloodlines on the field at Dunedin Stadium as the Junior National Team met the Toronto Blue Jays in an annual spring training contest bringing together Canada’s only Major League Baseball team against the best high school prospects the country has to offer.

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JNT SPRING: Tigers tame juniors in spring opener

  • March 16, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – A prospects squad from the Detroit Tigers organization was too much for the Junior National Team as they used 12 hits including a home run to defeat the Junior National Team, 10-1, as the spring training camp schedule began at the Walter Fuller Complex.

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Listen to Junior National Team Spring Training!

  • March 13, 2018

OTTAWA-Baseball Canada is pleased to announce that RadioStPete.com will once again provide live play-by-play coverage of select Junior National Team spring training games beginning on March 16th.

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