It takes a special personality to walk the same path as Mike Mussina and Mark Appel. Just for starters you have to be a strong enough student to gain admission to Stanford University. Then comes the physical ability to pitch at an insanely high level, and finally there is the opportunity. That window may be […]
Here is some of the best pictures from the Canadian Junior National Team’s 11-4 victory over Holyoke Blue Sox of the NECBL on Saturday night. I will be posting a full post on my thoughts on the game on Sunday.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE Tokyo, Japan – In a clash between a pair of unbeaten teams in pool play at the V FISU World University Championships, Matt Barnes (Connecticut) held Canada scoreless through seven innings and helped USA capture the No. 1 seed in Group A Monday night with an 8-1 win at Yokohama Stadium. […]
By Bob Elliott, Canadian Baseball Network There was nothing provisional about the swing of third baseman Jesse Sawyer. Playing his first year of college ball south of the border, Sawyer hit .346 with 19 homers and 58 RBIs in 56 games for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. A product of the Prairie Baseball Academy and […]
By Bob Elliott, Canadian Baseball Network He stands 5-foot-9 and resembles a back-up infielder. DH Mike Gosse sure stood tall for in his Oklahoma Sooners uniform. As former Montreal Expos manager Felipe Alou used to describe super sub F.P. Santangelo: “It’s not the size of the man, it’s the size of the heart inside the […]
From Guest Bob Broughton of Tbirdbaseball.net The U. of British Columbia Thunderbirds, wearing jerseys that say “Team Canada” on them, won four of six games against the French Senior National Team in the last week of August in Clermont-Ferrand, France. This was a good result against a French team that has some hope of qualifying […]
Team Canada (All University of British Columbia players and coaches) are in France to take on the French national team. The French team is preparing for the European championships which is the Olympic qualifying tournament. The teams have played three games already with France opening the series with an 8-2 victory with Canada winning 4-2 […]