21 National Junior Team Players Selected in Draft
Thursday, June 8, 2006
More than half of the Canadians selected in the 2006 Major League Baseball entry draft, Tuesday and Wednesday, are current or former Baseball Canada National Junior Team members.
Of the 38 Canadians selected, 21 have donned the red and white in National Junior Team programs including the MLB Fall Instructional League, the National Junior Team Spring Training Camp, the National Junior Team Dominican Republic Tour as well as the World Junior AAA Championships and its qualifying tournament.
Twelve of the top 13 Canadians selected fall into the category, including current National Junior Team athletes Kyle Orr, Jonathan Waltenbury, Shayne Willson, Chase Larsson, Mehdi Djebbar, Kyle Gilligan, Matt McCarney, Tyson Gillies and Drew Parker.
Click here for a complete list of Canadians selected in the 2006 MLB draft as well as breakdowns by clubs and provincial representation.
Players of the week coming soon
Umpire of the Week
Bantam AA Provincials Runner Up in 2003 – Midget AAA Provincials Runner Up in 2005 – Midget Tier 2 Western Canadian Champion 2005 &ndas...
How many Canadians will be selected in the Top 10 rounds of the 2013 MLB Draft?
Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
What is LTAD?
Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada
to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training,
competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in
baseball and as an athlete.