VIERA, Florida – The Canadian Women’s National Baseball Team is bringing home a bronze medal from the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup after a thrilling, 8-5, extra innings victory over the United States.
VIERA, Florida – The United States used home runs from Jade Gortarez and Megan Baltzell, and a solid pitching performance from starter Marti Sementelli to hand Canada a 5-1 loss in Super Round action at the Women’s Baseball World Cup.
VIERA, Florida – Amanda Asay (Prince George, BC) spun a one-hit shutout while Canada’s offence received some timely hitting to open the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup Super Round with a 5-0 win over Venezuela.
VIERA, Florida – Kelsey Lalor (Red Deer, AB) belted a two-run homer in the first inning to lead a Canadian offence that had 17 hits to an 18-1 defeat of the Dominican Republic that puts Canada into the Super Round at the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup.
VIERA, Florida – Jenna Flannigan’s (Cornwall, ON) two-out double in the top of the sixth scored two to give Canada (3-1) a lead they would not give up en route to a crucial 9-6 win over Australia (2-2) at the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup.
Some of the best Canadian baseball players were taking the fields today for day 2 of competition. While some teams took the lead, others gave their best effort to get redemption from yesterday’s games.
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