Baseball Canada announces Junior National Team roster for the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup
DUNIDEN, FL – Baseball Canada is pleased to announce the names of 20 athletes who will represent Canada at the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-18 Baseball World Cup in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida from September 9-18.
The 2022 U-18 Baseball World Cup will be contested over 50 games, with the world’s best 18 and under baseball players as 12 nations get set to compete over ten days of competition at LECOM Park and Ed Smith Stadium, spring training homes to Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles, respectively.
Canada will open play on September 9th against Korea (11AM ET) at LECOM Park in Bradenton.
- Nine players named to the roster including RHP Parker Burgess, OF Cameron Chee-Aloy, INF Ty Hall, OF Ty Hamilton, OF Max Hartman, RHP Chase Marshall, INF Myles Naylor, LHP Reece Usselman and C/INF Sam White participated in the Friendship Series against Team USA in September 2021.
- Two players named to the roster were selected in the 2022 MLB Draft in July including INF Dylan O’Rae (3rd round, Milwaukee) and C Hugh Pinkney (18th round, San Diego). O’Rae did sign with Milwaukee and has since began his professional career while Pinkney has opted to attend Rutgers University.
- Greg Hamilton will lead the coaching staff that includes former national team members and big leaguers Rob Butler, Pete Orr and Chris Reitsma.
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WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup Schedule & Results
Live streaming of the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup will be available via the GameTime video platform.
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