OTTAWA- Canadians Russell Martin, Tyler O’Neill, James Paxton, Nick Pivetta, Dalton Pompey and Joey Votto make-up the six Canadians on Major League Baseball (MLB) Opening Day rosters with the 2019 season set to begin today.
OTTAWA-Baseball Canada will host some of its most distinguished alumni, corporate partners and friends at the Northern Lights Ballroom inside the Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel this Saturday, January 12th for the annual Baseball Canada National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser, presented by Rogers.
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
Baseball Canada is pleased to introduce Shaped by Our Game, a new initiative on baseball.ca that will profile people who have used our sport to achieve success later in life. Baseball is a sport that provides great life lessons and teaches skills that are applicable for future success in life whether on the baseball field or not.
Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in baseball and as an athlete.