Pompey and Freure taken on Day Two of MLB Draft
OTTAWA- Junior National Team alums, Tristan Pompey (Mississauga, ON) and RJ Freure (Burlington, ON), were selected on day two of the Major League Baseball Draft as round three through ten were completed.
Naylor first Canadian selected in 2018 MLB Draft
OTTAWA- Mississauga’s Noah Naylor became the first Canadian taken in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft when the Cleveland Indians used their first round pick, 29thoverall, to nab the Junior National Team product.
A guide to the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft
WHAT:The annual Major League Baseball Draft (or Rule 4 Draft) gets underway tonight (7pm ET MLB Network/MLB.com) with the first 78 selections (First Round, First Round Compensation, Competitive Balance Round A, Second Round, Completive Balance Round B, Second Round Compensation), continues Tuesday with rounds three through ten and concludes on Wednesday with rounds 11-40.
JNT DSL: Juniors end Dominican tour on a high
EL TORO, Dominican Republic – Daniel Carinci (Ajax, ON) went 3-for-5 and drove in three runs to lead the Junior National Team to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Dominican prospects in the final contest of the Dominican Summer League tour.
JNT DSL: Rays, Dodgers get past juniors
GUERRA, Dominican Republic – The Junior National Team suffered a doubleheader sweep at the hands of the Dominican Summer League Rays and Dodgers on the second to last day of the DSL tour.
JNT DSL: Twins score late to defeat Junior National Team
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic – The Junior National Team had their sights set on their first win of the Dominican Summer League tour but that was spoiled by the Minnesota Twins Dominican prospects who scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to come away with a 7-5 victory.
JNT DSL: Smith and Palmegiani homer, juniors fall in doubleheader
BOCA CHICA/GUERRA, Dominican Republic – The Junior National Team dropped both ends of a doubleheader today in the Dominican Republic as day six of the nine-day tour concluded.
JNT DSL: Juniors fall to Dominican Jays
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic – A four-run second inning that included a bases clearing double proved to be the difference as the Toronto Blue Jays Dominican prospects handed the Junior National Team an 8-2 loss.
JNT DSL: Juniors earn draw with Brewers, fall to Tigers
SAN PEDRO de MACORÍS, Dominican Republic – A long day of baseball saw the Junior National Team fight their way back to earn a 3-3 tie against the Milwaukee Brewers Dominican prospects while and error-filled contest in the morning resulted in a 10-6 loss to the Detroit Tigers’ Dominican squad.
JNT DSL: Sparks delivers in loss to Phillies
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic – Saskatoon’s Connor Sparks provided a solid start on the mound, but the Junior National Team could not muster any offence as the Philadelphia Phillies Dominican prospects came away with a 5-0 win.