U-18: Cuba shows no mercy on Canada

  • August 31, 2015

OSAKA, Japan-A seven run fourth inning combined with seven solid innings on the mound from Josimar Cousin propelled Cuba to an 11-1 “mercy-rule” win over Canada in Group B play at the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup.

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U-18: Canada blanks Italy, Cuba up next

  • August 30, 2015

OSAKA, Japan- Vincent Beauregard (Laval, QC) fired seven shutout innings, while the Canadian offence took advantage of five Italian errors and eight walks to come away with a 10-0 mercy-rule win.

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U-18: South Korea hands Canada first loss of tournament

  • August 29, 2015

OSAKA, Japan- South Korea’s Chungyeon Choi frustrated Canadian hitters for the better part of eight innings and his offence came up with runs at key times as they handed Canada a 6-2 loss on day two of competition at the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup.

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U-18: Burgmann terrific, Canada tops Taipei in opener

  • August 28, 2015

OSAKA, Japan-In what was nothing short of a complete team effort, Canada earned a 6-2 win over Chinese Taipei to open the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup with a victory over one of the favourites in Group B.

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U-18 World Cup: Canada set for Taipei in opener

  • August 27, 2015

OSAKA, Japan-After an eight-game series against the Australian U-18 National Team on the Gold Coast and two practice days in Osaka, the Junior National Team can now focus on the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup that will get underway on Friday when they take on Chinese Taipei at Nanko Chuo Stadium (12:30pm JST/11:30pm EDT 08/27).

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U-18 Pre World Cup: Canada blanks Australia in series finale

  • August 24, 2015

It took eight games, but Canada finally earned a win in the Australia-Canada U-18 Series as they shutout the Aussies, 1-0. The win means that Canada will head to the WBSC U-18 World Cup on a high note after they dropped the first seven games of the series. Canada will open the World Cup on Friday against Chinese Taipei.

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Baseball Canada Championships: Three more teams earn gold!

  • August 24, 2015

OTTAWA – This week’s three Baseball Canada Championships all came to a close on Sunday with 3 gold medals on the line. Semi-final and final games were played in Repentigny, QC, Vaughan, ON and Chatham, NB.

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Baseball Canada announces roster for WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup

  • August 24, 2015

GOLD COAST, Australia- Baseball Canada announced today the 20-player Junior National Team roster that will represent Canada at the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup in Osaka, Japan from August 28-September 6.

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U-18 Pre World Cup: Canada swept by Aussies in doubleheader

  • August 23, 2015

Canada came up on the wrong end of both games of a doubleheader as the Australian U-18 side shutout the Canadians, 4-0 in game one before coming from behind to earn a 3-2, walk-off win in game two. Australia is now 7-0 in the eight game series with one game remaining, tomorrow (1:00pm AEST/11:00pm EDT).

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Baseball Canada Championships: Semi-finals set for Sunday

  • August 22, 2015

OTTAWA – The round-robin wrapped up on Saturday at all three ongoing Baseball Canada Championships. Teams took the field looking to guarantee themselves a spot in the medal round on Sunday.

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