1. Canadian Baseball HOF Induction Weekend Is More Than Just About Baseball

    June 23rd will mark the second time I will have attended the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductions. Two years ago, my dad and I made the trek from Niagara-on-the-Lake to the small town on St...

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  2. Frontier League Drafts Record 45 Players

    The MLB season is over a month old, and that can mean only one thing: Indie baseball is on deck. The college baseball season is winding down, and those seniors who are likely ...

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  3. Jose Bautista's Early Struggles Shouldn't Surprise Anyone

    Seven home runs, 22 RBI, .310 BA, .360 OBP, .644 SLG These are all numbers you would expect from Jose Bautista after 22 games, except that’s the line for Edwin Encarnacion ...

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  4. Ryan LaPensee Interview: From Undrafted to Arizona Diamondbacks Prospect

    In December, I went to the Baseball Winter Meetings, and I couldn’t have asked for a better experience...

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  5. MLB Draft on the Horizon

    Major League Baseball has announced its 2012 draft order, and along with that comes some well noted changes...

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  6. Godfather Media Inc. Purchase Orange County Flyers

    California based Godfather Media Inc. , who purchased the Yuma Scorpions , is the owner of its second North American League franchise— the Orange County Flyers...

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  7. MLB Week 1: Relax, It's Only Been 6 Games

    Tim Lincecum’s ERA is hovering around 13.00, the Boston Red Sox have one win and the St. Louis Cardinals are better without Albert Pujols ? One week into the season and the apocalypse has struck...

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  8. Can the Blue Jays Live Up to the Hype?

    This year’s version of the Toronto Blue Jays has a buzz around it like I haven’t felt in quite some time. Alex Anthopoulos has reignited a spark that became the norm in the late 80’s and early 90’s...

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  9. Travis Snider: Curse of the 'AAAA' Player

    First-round pick, seven years in the Toronto Blue Jays organization, and a grand total of 232 games, 28 home runs, 236 strikeouts and .248 batting average...

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  10. San Angelo Colts Exploring Social Media to Engage Fans

    Earlier this year I wrote about the Normal CornBelters and how they were using social media to their advantage. Now the San Angelo Colts are also using Facebook to begin a special promotion Thursday on Facebook...

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  11. Toronto Blue Jays' Playoff Hopes Are Sky-High, Questions Remain

    With the best record in spring training, hopes for the Toronto Blue Jays going into the 2012 season are through the roof...

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  12. Dontrelle Willis: D-Train Makes a Stop in Baltimore

    On Sunday I wrote about Dontrelle Willis getting released by the Philadelphia Phillies . To my surprise, the Baltimore Orioles officially signed Willis to a minor-league deal on Wednesday...

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  13. Dontrelle Willis: Career Comes to Halt, but It Does Leave Bigger Questions

    Dontrelle Willis was once on top of the baseball world. The hard-tossing lefty took the baseball world by storm in 2005 when he won 22 games, threw five shutouts and came in second in the NL Cy Young race...

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  14. Former First-Rounder Scott Thorman Signs with Winnipeg Goldeyes

    When you hear first-round MLB draft pick, it’s a rarity when it comes to Canadian baseball: Canadian first-round picks (courtesy of SportsNet...

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  15. Interview with Chris Herren, Former Celtic and Subject of ESPN 30 for 30 Film

    Coming from a small town (Niagara-on-the-Lake, 15,000) I had the assistance of my family and a select group of coaches to assist me in attaining a scholarship to York College in Nebraska...

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  16. Jose Canseco Headlines a Busy Day for Drug Officials

    Jose Canseco , who has been busy on Twitter with his usual rants, has been suspended by the Mexican League for refusing to take a drug test...

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  17. An Interview with Brian Essery, Recruitment Director of Great Britain Baseball

    It’s very rare when you get to interview someone with as much baseball experience as Brian Essery. Essery played three years in Independent baseball for the Welland Aquaducks of the North Atlantic League and Altoona of the Heartland League...

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  18. University Baseball Returns to Thunder Bay After Ten Years

    After ten long years, spring time baseball is finally returning to Lakehead University. As a new member of the Thunder Bay community I couldn’t be more thrilled to see baseball on campus...

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  19. College Baseball: NAIA Record Book Boasts Some Eye-Popping Numbers

    Statistics are something that can get any sports fan talking—or arguing. A lot of that really depends on who you’re speaking with! Statistics define the game of baseball...

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  20. Edmonton Capitals Withdraw from 2012 NAL Season

    The independent leagues are a very different animal when it comes to the game of baseball. It’s completely separate, independently owned and plays by its own rules. That is what makes it so special, but, at the same time so frustrating...

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  21. Is Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria and Reid Brignac Dating 'Playboy' Models News?

    Either it’s a slow winter for news, or Playmates and pregnancies are the biggest stories in sports...

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  22. Baseball: Prospect Tournament Set to Showcase Independent's Elite

    From February 24 to March 4, St. Petersburg, Florida will be host to a unique opportunity for the best prospects independent Baseball has to offer...

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  23. NAL to Hold Second Annual All-Independent League Tryout

    Last May I wrote about their first event, and it is a real pleasure to report that on April 22, the North American Baseball League will hold its Second Annual All-Independent League tryout...

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  24. It's Been a Long Road for Former New York Met Bill Pulsipher

    Bill Pulsipher was one of the most highly-touted Mets prospects in their history. The Mets drafted Pulsipher in the second round of the 1991 draft (66th overall)...

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  25. Ontario Blue Jays: Paving the Way for Tomorrow's Superstars

    Baseball in Canada has sure changed since my playing days in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s...

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