Andrew Albers

Current MLB Team: Atlanta Braves
Hometown: North Battleford, SK

John Axford

Current MLB Team: Oakland Athletics
Hometown: Port Dover, ON

Scott Diamond

Current MLB Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Hometown: Guelph, ON

Jim Henderson

Current MLB Team: New York Mets
Hometown: Calgary, AB

Brett Lawrie

Current MLB Team: Chicago White Sox
Hometown: Langley, BC

Adam Loewen

Current MLB Team: Ariz. Diamondbacks
Hometown: Surrey, BC

Russell Martin

Current MLB Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Hometown: Montréal, QC

Dustin Molleken

Current MLB Team: Detroit Tigers
Hometown: Regina, SK

Justin Morneau

Current MLB Team: Chicago White Sox
Hometown: New Westminster, BC

James Paxton

Current MLB Team: Seattle Mariners
Hometown: Richmond, BC

Dalton Pompey

Current MLB Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Hometown: Mississauga, ON

Michael Saunders

Current MLB Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Hometown: Victoria, BC

Joey Votto

Current MLB Team: Cincinnati Reds
Hometown: Etobicoke, ON

 

Partners

Rawlings

Rawlings is the official bat, baseball and batting helmet for Baseball Canada’s National Team’s program and all National Championship tournaments. From Major League Baseball ballparks to neighborhood sandlots across the country, Rawlings is everywhere baseball is played. Since the company’s inception in 1887, Rawlings mission has always centered on enabling participation by developing and producing innovative, high-performance equipment and apparel for the professional player. Visit them at www.rawlings.com

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MLB Canadians

John Axford

Current MLB Team: Oakland Athletics
Hometown: Port Dover, ON

WATCH: 'Rite of Passage' Documentary

Watch as the Canadian Junior National Team travel to the Dominican Republic to play against MLB affiliated academy teams.

Shaped by our Game

Baseball Canada is pleased to introduce Shaped by Our Game, a new initiative on baseball.ca that will profile people who have used our sport to achieve success later in life. Baseball is a sport that provides great life lessons and teaches skills that are applicable for future success in life whether on the baseball field or not.

 Dominic Therrien

 Isabelle Higgins

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.