Canadians on MLB Pipeline prospect lists

  • August 01, 2018

OTTAWA- With the non-waiver trade deadline and the Major League Baseball Draft in the rearview mirror, baseball publications are producing their mid-season prospect rankings.

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PLAY BALL heads to Vancouver, August 1st!

  • July 24, 2018

Come PLAY BALL with Major League Baseball, the Vancouver Canadians, Jays Care Foundation, Baseball Canada, and Baseball BC! All participants will receive a PLAY BALL T-shirt, wristband, Franklin PLAY BALL bat & ball set, and more!

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Pompey and Freure taken on Day Two of MLB Draft

  • June 05, 2018

OTTAWA- Junior National Team alums, Tristan Pompey (Mississauga, ON) and RJ Freure (Burlington, ON), were selected on day two of the Major League Baseball Draft as round three through ten were completed.

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Naylor first Canadian selected in 2018 MLB Draft

  • June 04, 2018

OTTAWA- Mississauga’s Noah Naylor became the first Canadian taken in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft when the Cleveland Indians used their first round pick, 29thoverall, to nab the Junior National Team product.

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A guide to the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft

  • June 04, 2018

WHAT:The annual Major League Baseball Draft (or Rule 4 Draft) gets underway tonight (7pm ET MLB Network/MLB.com) with the first 78 selections (First Round, First Round Compensation, Competitive Balance Round A, Second Round, Completive Balance Round B, Second Round Compensation), continues Tuesday with rounds three through ten and concludes on Wednesday with rounds 11-40.

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Ten Years Later: A look back at the Canadians selected in the 2008 MLB Draft

  • May 31, 2018

This story appeared on baseball.ca on June 7th, 2008

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Paxton becomes second Canadian to toss big league no hitter

  • May 09, 2018

(Photo: James Paxton, left, shown with teammates at the 2006 IBAF 18U Baseball World Cup in Cuba)

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Soroka promoted to Braves, set to make MLB debut in New York

  • May 01, 2018

OTTAWA- Junior National Team alumnus Mike Soroka (Calgary, AB) will make his Major League Baseball debut tonight (7:10PM EDT) against the New York Mets at Citi Field in Flushing, New York.

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Tyler O’Neill called up by Cardinals

  • April 19, 2018

OTTAWA- Maple Ridge, BC native Tyler O’Neill has been recalled by the St. Louis Cardinals paving the way for the 22-year-old to make his big league debut. 

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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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