Jeff Francis calls it a career

  • December 16, 2015

After 11 big league seasons highlighted by a trip to the 2007 World Series, Jeff Francis is retiring as a professional baseball player.

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Winter Meetings: Lawrie dealt to White Sox, Axford signs with A's

  • December 10, 2015

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Francis heads to Wall of Excellence, Martin and Votto to attend National Teams Awards Banquet

  • December 09, 2015

OTTAWA- A tremendous list of current and former Major League Baseball stars is shaping up for the 14th annual Baseball Canada National Teams Awards Banquet set to take place Saturday, January 9th at the Northern Lights Ballroom inside the Renaissance Toronto Downtown.

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Major League Baseball Roadshow Returns to Canada with Stops in Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver

  • July 29, 2015

Major League Baseball International will take the MLB Roadshow to Canada for the second consecutive year with the event traveling to three provinces across the country. The MLB Roadshow debuted in Canada last year and has visited 13 countries on four continents including Australia, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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Yerzy selected for MLB Junior Home Run Derby, Under Armour All-America Game

  • July 02, 2015

OTTAWA- Andrew Yerzy’s summer just got busier.

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Alou, Delgado, Elliott, Koskie, Stairs to enter CBHOF

  • June 12, 2015

OTTAWA- Two former National Team players, a legendary Canadian baseball scribe, along with two individuals who spent significant parts of their careers in Canada will all be honoured tomorrow in St. Marys, Ontario as the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inducts its 2015 class.

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30 Canadians taken in 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft

  • June 10, 2015

OTTAWA- Twenty Canadians were selected during day three of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft bringing the total number to 30 for the annual three-day event.

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MLB Draft: Gordon, Orimoloye, Kellogg highlight seven Canadians selected on day two

  • June 09, 2015

Naylor, Soroka, Degano taken on day one of MLB Draft

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MLB Draft: Canadian baseball history made on day one of draft

  • June 08, 2015

OTTAWA- Not one, not two, but three Canadians were taken on day one of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft including two members of the Junior National Team program who went in the first round.

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16 Canadians on Baseball America Top 500 list

  • June 02, 2015


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