Albers heading to Japan
OTTAWA-Left handed pitcher Andrew Albers is taking his talents to Japan. The 32-year-old native of North Battleford, Saskatchewan was released from his contract by Major League Baseball's Seattle Mariners allowing him to sign with the Orix Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
Joey Votto wins Lou Marsh Trophy
OTTAWA- Joey Votto is now a two-time winner of the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s Athlete of the Year.
Pompey, Naylor carry flag into 2018 MLB Draft
OTTAWA- The 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) First-Year Player Draft is just six months away where all 30 MLB clubs will restock their farm systems and make dreams come true for amateur players from Canada, Puerto Rico and the United States.
Joey Votto is Tip O'Neill Award winner for seventh time
OTTAWA-Joey Votto may need a new trophy case after the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Marys, Ontario named the Cincinnati Reds first baseman the winner of the Tip O’Neill Award for the seventh time.
Baseball America tabs Clapp as Minor League Manager of the Year
OTTAWA- A year after taking the helm of the Memphis Redbirds Triple-A club and leading them to a Pacific Coast League championship, Stubby Clapp has been named Minor League Manager of the Year by Baseball America.
Votto among finalists for National League Most Valuable Player
OTTAWA- Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was announced as one of three finalists for the National League’s Most Valuable Player award along with Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins and Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks with the winner being announced on November 16th.
Bowman accepts position in France
(Photo: Shawn Bowman (left) congratulates Josh Naylor after a home run at the 2015 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup in Osaka, Japan)