21/02/2012 2 Minute Read

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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09/02/2012 2 Minute Read

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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02/02/2012 1 Minute Read

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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31/01/2012 2 Minute Read

Barry Larkin to lead Major League Baseball International Elite Camp in Brazil

Major League Baseball International (MLBI), in cooperation with the Confederation of Brazilian Baseball & Softball (CBBS), will conduct an MLBI Elite Camp, led by Baseball Hall of Fame Electee Barry Larkin, in Brazil this February.

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25/01/2012 1 Minute Read

WCBF holds 20th Anniversary Commemorative Award Luncheon

The World Children’s Baseball Fair (WCBF) held the 20th Anniversary Award Luncheon at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California last weekend. Founders Sadaharu Oh and Hank Aaron were honored among others.

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24/01/2012 1 Minute Read

Owners unanimously grant MLB Commissioner’s extension

Major League Baseball Club owners have completed a unanimous vote on the two-year extension of the term of Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig, it was announced today.

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19/01/2012 1 Minute Read

International Talent Committee agrees to seek input from foreign baseball experts

During its first official meeting in New York on January 9th, the newly created International Talent Committee of the Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball agreed to broaden its resources by identifying and seeking partnerships with a wide variety of outside sources with direct knowledge of international baseball operations and cultures.

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18/01/2012 1 Minute Read

President Fraccari talks about defections in Cuba

Cuba accepted the challenge. According to an article posted by “El Nuevo Herald” and signed by Anne Marie Garcia, the last visit to the Isla Linda by IBAF President Riccardo Fraccari was not an ordinary one.

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13/01/2012 3 Minute Read

MLB extends Contract with Commissioner Bud Selig

PARADISE VALLEY, AZ – Major League Baseball Club owners voted to extend the contract of Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig through the 2014 season, it was announced today.

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09/01/2012 3 Minute Read

Barry Larkin elected to the Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, NY – Barry Larkin, a 12-time All-Star, nine-time Silver Slugger and three-time Gold Glove winning shortstop, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in balloting verified by Ernst & Young.

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