The Canada Games Council and the 2021 Canada Games Host Society have made the decision to postpone the 2021 Niagara Canada Summer Games to 2022 due to continued public health concerns relating to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The Major League Baseball trade deadline passed on August 31st with three Canadian big leaguers switching organizations including Josh Naylor and Cal Quantrill moving from the San Diego Padres to the Cleveland Indians in a 9-player blockbuster.
Baseball Canada fully recognizes the current and potential travel and health restrictions due to Covid-19. We are currently opening registration for participants with no obligation in order to gauge interest. Three potential outcomes will be considered based on governments health and travel regulations:
The Cleveland Indians’ organization added a couple Canadians to their big league roster today in acquiring former Junior National Team stars Josh Naylor (Mississauga, ON) and Cal Quantrill (Port Hope, ON) from the San Diego Padres.
Markham, Ontario native Jordan Romano has literally been unhittable this season in earning a role as one of Blue Jays’ Manager Charlie Montoyo’s high-leverage relievers through the team’s first 15 games.
Baseball Canada is pleased to announce its participation in a partnership with Canadian Women & Sport, Alpine Canada, Athletics Canada, Rowing Canada Aviron and Canada Snowboard to pilot and support the development of the Gender Equity Playbook.
The fact that no minor league baseball will take place in 2020 hasn’t slowed down prospect chatter and with the Major League Baseball Draft and corresponding signing period now in the rearview mirror, MLB Pipeline has released their updated Top 100 and Top 30 by Team prospects lists.
Major League Baseball continues to be a significant contributor to the growth and development of Baseball Canada and its associated programs. Events such as the World Baseball Classic provide exposure for Canada’s top professional players while generating invaluable media coverage and associated revenue for developmental programming initiatives such as Winter Ball and National Championship tournaments. Visit them at: www.mlb.com
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