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


St. Petersburg-It was an uncommon scene at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg today as both teams mingled during pregame batting practice, posed for photos together and some old faces reunited with the common bond of baseball, Canadian baseball.

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Errors cost Canada’s Juniors in loss to Netherlands


St. Petersburg, FL-The Netherlands took advantage of six Canada Junior National Team errors en route to an 8-2 victory at historic Al Lang Field.

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Mario Vazquez Rana confirmed as the president of PASO


Mario Vazquez Rana will serve another four years as president of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO). Vazquez Rana was reelected by a vote of acclamation at the PASO General Assembly in Mexico City.

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Baseball really goes international


When Ichiro Suzuki showed up at the Seattle Mariners training facility in Arizona in February 2001, most people thought he didn’t belong there.

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A future Major League star enjoyed success in IBAF competition


Alex Bregman will probably have a great future as a professional baseball player. For now, he has already enjoyed great success in International Baseball. As a star of the Albuquerque Academy, Bregman has led Team USA to a couple of gold medals in IBAF sanctioned competitions: the 2011 18 and Under (he was named the MVP) and the 2010 16 and Under Continental Games of the Americas.

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Men’s World Championship one year away


The official countdown to the ISF XIII Men’s World Championship begins in earnest with the one-year-to-go milestone celebrated in Auckland today.

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Larry Walker and Canadian Ball Hall partner for 2nd year of trophy line


St. Marys – Larry Walker has agreed to lend his image and signature to a second series of team trophies available Canada-wide through Nothers Signs and Recognitions, in partnership with the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. The Fergie Jenkins version of the exclusive trophy was a hit at team banquets from coast to coast last year.

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Canadian Bantam Girls head to Cuba for Development Camp


OTTAWA-Twenty-five Bantam Girls players are getting a head start on the 2012 baseball season as they arrived in Cuba yesterday to compete in a friendly international series. The trip, for girls aged 14-20, will focus on developing baseball skills along with gaining a cultural experience both on and off the baseball field.

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Dominican Team wins 2012 Caribbean Series


The hosts celebrated at the 2012 Caribbean Series in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Leones del Escogido won four of six games overall to finish first and to pick up the championship at the highest baseball tournament for club teams in Latin America. The winners of the Winter Leagues in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic participated this year.

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MLB to host Venezuela-Dominican Republic Showcase for the first time


Major League Baseball will, for the first time, launch a showcase that features top unsigned amateur prospects from Venezuela and the Dominican Republic competing against one another in front of scouts from all 30 Major League Clubs.

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