Baseball

Vancouver, British Columbia, players wait in the dugout during a weather delay in their baseball game against Canada at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Tom E. Puskar

G’day for Canada Little Leaguers in beating Australia 7-0 at World Series

Little Mountain Little Leaguers of Vancouver representing the Maple Leaf in celebrated kids tourney

 

Kansas City Royals’ Andrew Benintendi leaves the batter’s box on an RBI single during the third inning of the team’s baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

COVID-19 vaccinations add new twist to MLB trade deadline

Toronto Blue Jays have by far the toughest constraints

 

Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo walks with a trainer after Bradley Zimmer was hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on July 7, 2022, in Seattle. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ted S. Warren

Blue Jays fire Montoyo, name bench coach John Schneider interim manager

Toronto sits a half-game up on the Mariners for the third wild-card spot

Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo walks with a trainer after Bradley Zimmer was hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on July 7, 2022, in Seattle. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ted S. Warren
Weisner’s father, Rod, said he was “over the moon” when he learned that his son was named as an All-American. Submitted photo.

Mission baseball player named All-American Second Baseman

Jonah Weisner, 22, set university records last season playing for the Ottawa Braves in Kansas

Weisner’s father, Rod, said he was “over the moon” when he learned that his son was named as an All-American. Submitted photo.
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (16) throws during the first inning of MLB baseball action against the New York Yankees in Toronto on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (16) throws during the first inning of MLB baseball action against the New York Yankees in Toronto on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Longtime Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez is stepping away from the broadcast booth after being diagnosed with cancer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Paul Sancya
Longtime Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez is stepping away from the broadcast booth after being diagnosed with cancer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Paul Sancya
Toronto Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is congratulated after hitting a two-run home run during the third inning of the team’s baseball game against the New York Yankees on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Toronto Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is congratulated after hitting a two-run home run during the third inning of the team’s baseball game against the New York Yankees on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
The UFV Cascades baseball team slid into one victory this weekend against the TRU Wolfpack. (Cameron Doherty/TRU Athletics)

UFV Cascades baseball goes 1-3 in season opening series

Cascades manage one win in four-game set against the TRU Wolfpack in Kamloops

The UFV Cascades baseball team slid into one victory this weekend against the TRU Wolfpack. (Cameron Doherty/TRU Athletics)
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Kelowna man headed to the New York Yankees organization

McDonald will be a strength and performance coach

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Teams battle it out at a past fastpitch tournament in Abbotsford. Athletes return for Masters Westerns Men’s and Women’s action from Aug. 11 to 14. (File photo)

Masters Men’s and Women’s Western Canadian Fastpitch Championships coming to Abbotsford

Masters Men’s and Women’s Western Canadian Fastpitch Championships coming to Abbotsford

Teams battle it out at a past fastpitch tournament in Abbotsford. Athletes return for Masters Westerns Men’s and Women’s action from Aug. 11 to 14. (File photo)
Chicago White Sox minor league outfielder Duke Ellis prepares for batting practice during a minor league baseball spring training workout Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Test for MLB players will be how their new deal looks to them in 2026

Agreement reached Thursday raises the competitive-balance tax threshold by $34 million

Chicago White Sox minor league outfielder Duke Ellis prepares for batting practice during a minor league baseball spring training workout Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred outside Roger Dean Stadium on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, in Jupiter, Fla., after a labor negotiating session with baseball players. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MLB cancels opening day after sides fail to end lockout

Commissioner Rob Manfred is canceling first two series of a season that was set to begin March 31

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred outside Roger Dean Stadium on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, in Jupiter, Fla., after a labor negotiating session with baseball players. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Amanda Asay prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died Jan. 7 of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada)

COLUMN: Amanda Asay inspired male and female baseball players alike

Big opportunities opening up for women in baseball, thanks to trailblazing players like her

Amanda Asay prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died Jan. 7 of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada)
Canada’s Amanda Asay of Prince George, B.C., prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson, B.C., Baseball Canada said Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Longtime Canadian women’s baseball star Amanda Asay dies after skiing accident in Nelson

Amanda Asay, who was from Prince George, B.C., was 33 when she died

Canada’s Amanda Asay of Prince George, B.C., prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson, B.C., Baseball Canada said Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
The Abbotsford Cardinals training facility was completely destroyed by the recent flooding, but PavCo delivered the baseball team some good news by donating its used turf to the club.

Abbotsford Cardinals receive turf donation from PavCo

Portion of used turf at BC Place being donated to local baseball club hit hard by flooding

The Abbotsford Cardinals training facility was completely destroyed by the recent flooding, but PavCo delivered the baseball team some good news by donating its used turf to the club.
FILE - Los Angeles Dodgers’ Max Scherzer pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the ninth inning of Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in San Francisco. Eight-time All-Star Max Scherzer is nearing a $130 million, three-year contract with the New York Mets, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday, Nov. 29, because the agreement was still being worked on and would be subject to a successful physical.(AP Photo/John Hefti, File)

Even if games go on, Major League Baseball lockout could alienate Gen Z

Those born between 1995 and 2010 have never experience a baseball lockout or strike

FILE - Los Angeles Dodgers’ Max Scherzer pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the ninth inning of Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in San Francisco. Eight-time All-Star Max Scherzer is nearing a $130 million, three-year contract with the New York Mets, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday, Nov. 29, because the agreement was still being worked on and would be subject to a successful physical.(AP Photo/John Hefti, File)
The Abbotsford Cardinals have launched a GoFundMe after flooding destroyed their field and equipment. (GoFundMe photo)

Abbotsford Cardinals launch GoFundMe after devastating damage from flood

Junior baseball team’s field and equipment completely water damaged by flooding

The Abbotsford Cardinals have launched a GoFundMe after flooding destroyed their field and equipment. (GoFundMe photo)
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
The UFV Cascades baseball team came up a little short at the CCBC championships in Kelowna on Monday (Oct. 11).

UFV Cascades fall in CCBC championships

Okanagan College defeats UFV 12-5 in Monday’s title game

The UFV Cascades baseball team came up a little short at the CCBC championships in Kelowna on Monday (Oct. 11).