Baseball

Team Canada pitcher Allison Schroder earned the win in an 8-4 Game 5 victory over the U.S.A. to close out the Friendship Series in Thunder Bay from July 28-Aug.1. Photo: Baseball Canada

Greater Trail baseball products lift Team Canada to win over U.S.

Ella Matteucci and Allison Schroder, both from the small Village of Fruitvale…

 

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
Trail All Stars captured the first place trophy at the Cranbrook Little League tournament last weekend. Photo: Contributed

Trail All Stars host District playdown

Trail All Stars play Cranbrook All Stars in best of three District playdown at Andy Bilesky Park

Trail All Stars captured the first place trophy at the Cranbrook Little League tournament last weekend. Photo: Contributed
The Trail U18 Orioles will face the Cloverdale Nationals in the first round of the BC Minor League College Prep Division playoffs this weekend in Cloverdale. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail U18 Orioles end season on winning note, ready for playoffs

The Trail Orioles will play a best-of-three match up vs Cloverdale in BC Minor Baseball playoff

The Trail U18 Orioles will face the Cloverdale Nationals in the first round of the BC Minor League College Prep Division playoffs this weekend in Cloverdale. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail U18 Orioles shortstop Nathan Dann turns a double play against the Chilliwack Cougars on Sunday at Butler Park. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail U18 Orioles fall to Cougars; host Sun Devils July 1

Trail Orioles battle Sun Devils Canada Day, look to improve position in College Prep standings

Trail U18 Orioles shortstop Nathan Dann turns a double play against the Chilliwack Cougars on Sunday at Butler Park. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Trail Red Sox won the Trail Youth Baseball title with a 4-0 victory over the Trail Mariners on Wednesday at Butler Park. The Red Sox line up: Jim Maniago (coach), Scott Mclaren, Dallas Maximick, Christian Gould, Joel Smyth, Logan Bradford, Jacob Smith, Judah Makway, Jake Maniago, Landon Uzeloc and Finn Johnson. Jodi Bradford is the other coach. Missing is Jack Kjelsus.
Photos: Jim Bailey

Trail Red Sox wins TYB Senior championship

The Red Sox beat the Trail Mariners in a close 4-0 final match to win league championship

The Trail Red Sox won the Trail Youth Baseball title with a 4-0 victory over the Trail Mariners on Wednesday at Butler Park. The Red Sox line up: Jim Maniago (coach), Scott Mclaren, Dallas Maximick, Christian Gould, Joel Smyth, Logan Bradford, Jacob Smith, Judah Makway, Jake Maniago, Landon Uzeloc and Finn Johnson. Jodi Bradford is the other coach. Missing is Jack Kjelsus.
Photos: Jim Bailey
Trail U18 Orioles slugger Connor Stainer belted a two-run homer to lead the Orioles to a 6-1 win over the VI Mariners on Sunday, June 12 in Kamloops. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Orioles take two on road vs River Dogs and Mariners

Trail U18 Orioles split weekend matches, return to play June 26 versus Chilliwack Cougars

Trail U18 Orioles slugger Connor Stainer belted a two-run homer to lead the Orioles to a 6-1 win over the VI Mariners on Sunday, June 12 in Kamloops. Photo: Jim Bailey
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
Orioles pitcher Jake Maniago went the distance and more on Saturday in a 4-1 extra innings loss to South Fraser. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail U18 Orioles earn dramatic split with South Fraser Giants

Trail U18 Orioles are back in action at Butler Park on May 7 and 8 against North Fraser and Tri-City

Orioles pitcher Jake Maniago went the distance and more on Saturday in a 4-1 extra innings loss to South Fraser. Photo: Jim Bailey
Nathan Dann reaches for a grounder at the Trail U18 Orioles practice on Sunday at Butler Park. Photo: Jim Bailey

U18 Trail Orioles play home opener this weekend

Orioles host the South Fraser Giants in a pair of doubleheaders Saturday and Sunday at Butler Park

Nathan Dann reaches for a grounder at the Trail U18 Orioles practice on Sunday at Butler Park. Photo: Jim Bailey
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 broadcaster Buck Martinez leaving TV booth after cancer diagnosis

Former catcher’s association with the team dates back to 1981

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
Trail Orioles Jake Maniago was also good on the mound, earning his first win of the season in a 6-1 victory over Penticton. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail U18 Orioles open season on a high note

Trail U18 Orioles threw their first pitch in the College Prep Division of BC Minor Baseball League

Trail Orioles Jake Maniago was also good on the mound, earning his first win of the season in a 6-1 victory over Penticton. Photo: Jim Bailey
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)

Guerrero slugs 3 HRs despite gash on hand, Blue Jays beat Yankees

Toronto moves to 4-2 on season after 6-4 win in New York

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)
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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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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)
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*
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)