Baseball

Alli Schroder is the first woman to sign with a Canadian College Baseball Conference program, according to Baseball Canada. (Submitted photo)

B.C. pitcher becomes first woman in college baseball league’s history

Right-handed pitcher Alli Schroder commits to Vancouver Island University Mariners for 2021-22

 

Abbotsford's Raine Padgham poses for a headshot during the Third Annual Girls Baseball Trailblazer Series at the Compton Youth Academy back in 2019. Padgham was recently named one of the most influential Canadians in the sport of baseball by the Canadian Baseball Network. (Rob Leiter/MLB Photos)

Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham named one of Canada’s most influential in baseball for 2020

15-year-old flamethrower youngest person ever named to CBN’s list, Padgham threw 83 mph in September

 

The Illinois State Redbirds have announced the signing of two Abbotsford baseball products.

Pair of Abbotsford baseball talents sign with Illinois State

Local baseball products Kayden Beauregard and Dayton Peters join Redbirds in 2021

 

Abbotsford’s Micah Bucknam officially signed with the University of Washington Huskies baseball program on Wednesday. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Micah Bucknam signs with UW Huskies

MEI student joins Seattle-based baseball program for 2021 campaign

Abbotsford’s Micah Bucknam officially signed with the University of Washington Huskies baseball program on Wednesday. (Twitter photo)
Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

L.A. Dodgers beat Rays 3-1 to win 1st World Series title since 1988

National League champs claim crown in six games

Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
UFV players from the 2019 Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference championship team were presented with championship rings Sunday. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

UFV Cascades get championship rings for 2019 baseball title

The Cascades captured their first Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference title in May of 2019

UFV players from the 2019 Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference championship team were presented with championship rings Sunday. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
UFV Cascades get new baseball rival as CCBC adds Victoria Golden Tide

UFV Cascades get new baseball rival as CCBC adds Victoria Golden Tide

The addition of the Victoria team brings the college baseball circuit to eight teams

UFV Cascades get new baseball rival as CCBC adds Victoria Golden Tide
Tampa Bay Rays’ Randy Arozarena slides into third base with a triple as Toronto Blue Jays’ Cavan Biggio, left, waits for the throw during the fourth inning of Game 1 of a wild card series playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

Rays dump Jays 3-1 in MLB wild-card playoff series opener

Tampa takes 1-0 lead over Toronto in best-of-three clash

Tampa Bay Rays’ Randy Arozarena slides into third base with a triple as Toronto Blue Jays’ Cavan Biggio, left, waits for the throw during the fourth inning of Game 1 of a wild card series playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
Toronto Blue Jays players, coaches and staff celebrate a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees in a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Toronto clinched a postseason berth with the win. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Blue Jays dump Yankees 4-1 to clinch MLB post-season berth

Guerrero, Ryu lead Toronto to first playoff spot in 4 years

Toronto Blue Jays players, coaches and staff celebrate a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees in a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Toronto clinched a postseason berth with the win. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham, shown here with the Fraser Valley Cardinals, recently threw an 83 mph fastball at a Baseball BC camp. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s pink-haired pitching phenom throws 83 mph fastball

Baseball prodigy Raine Padgham records impressive throwing speed at recent Baseball BC camp

Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham, shown here with the Fraser Valley Cardinals, recently threw an 83 mph fastball at a Baseball BC camp. (Submitted)
The renovation of Nelson’s Queen Elizabeth Park is receiving a grant from The Toronto Blue Jays. Photo: Tyler Harper

Toronto Blue Jays award $117,000 to revitalize B.C. ballpark

Nelson was the only B.C. community to receive the grant

The renovation of Nelson’s Queen Elizabeth Park is receiving a grant from The Toronto Blue Jays. Photo: Tyler Harper
The AMBA is now without a president after Steve Coleman resigned from the position on July 30. (AMBA photo)

Steve Coleman resigns as president of Abbotsford Minor Baseball Association

Coleman also steps down as chair of Sport Abbotsford, proud of his work with AMBA

The AMBA is now without a president after Steve Coleman resigned from the position on July 30. (AMBA photo)
Toronto Blue Jays play an MLB intersquad baseball action in Toronto on Friday, July 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Toronto Blue Jays play an MLB intersquad baseball action in Toronto on Friday, July 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game schedule

Play to resume July 23 or July 24 in empty ballparks

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun tosses the first pitch at the newly redeveloped Grant Park. (YouTube)

VIDEO: New and improved Grant Park opens in Abbotsford

Three new baseball diamonds highlight the recently completed redevelopment

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun tosses the first pitch at the newly redeveloped Grant Park. (YouTube)
After two full campaigns and one partial season with the University of Hawaii Warriors, Chilliwack Cougars alum and Abbotsford native Cade Smith is turning pro in the Cleveland Indians organization. (University of Hawaii photo)

Abbotsford pitcher Cade Smith signs pro contract with Cleveland Indians

The righty pitcher leaves the University of Hawaii Warriors to turn pro

After two full campaigns and one partial season with the University of Hawaii Warriors, Chilliwack Cougars alum and Abbotsford native Cade Smith is turning pro in the Cleveland Indians organization. (University of Hawaii photo)
Abbotsford’s Carter Loewen, shown here on the mound with the University of Hawaii, has signed a free agent deal with the San Diego Padres. (Instagram photo)

Abbotsford’s Carter Loewen signs with San Diego Padres

Yale Secondary grad, Abbotsford Cardinals product inks free agent deal with MLB team

Abbotsford’s Carter Loewen, shown here on the mound with the University of Hawaii, has signed a free agent deal with the San Diego Padres. (Instagram photo)
On Saturday (April 7) at Surrey’s Holly Park, the all-female B.C. Badgers (BC Senior Women’s Baseball) will be playing their first game in the LMBA’s 45+ Division against the men of the Surrey Sun Devils. (Photo submitted)

‘History in making’ as B.C. women’s hardball team joins men’s division

All-female B.C. Badgers will play in 45+ division in move to further development of female baseball

On Saturday (April 7) at Surrey’s Holly Park, the all-female B.C. Badgers (BC Senior Women’s Baseball) will be playing their first game in the LMBA’s 45+ Division against the men of the Surrey Sun Devils. (Photo submitted)