Tag: Fraser Valley University Preservers

Canada’s Dan Mott Chosen in 1st Round of Draft by Tidals

The California Tidals have selected Canadian Dan Mott as their first-round pick in the 2018 Bull League draft, it has been announced today. The 23-year-old from Longueuil, Quebec, played for the Fraser Valley Preservers in 2017, and failed to sign with the Ravens organization after being picked 4th overall in 2017.

Mott, normally a closer, is popular among Canadian fans, and was named 2017 Summer College Tournament’s Best Pitcher after Canada won the tournament, and he went 2-1 with a 2.51 ERA over 14.1 innings – including two starts. Continue reading “Canada’s Dan Mott Chosen in 1st Round of Draft by Tidals”

Playoffs Start for CAN-AM’s 2nd Season

The second season of the Can-Am College League has entered the playoffs, using their new best-of-seven format and no designated-hitter rule for the first time.

Among the match-ups are some of the new teams added for the 2018 season, but conspicuously absent are last year’s champions, Freeport University, which left the league, and the 2017 runner-up, Assiniboine University, which failed to qualify. Continue reading “Playoffs Start for CAN-AM’s 2nd Season”

CAN-AM Week #1 – Everglades, Richelieu Split the Lead

The first week’s power rankings are out for the Can-Am College League, and the top teams splitting the lead, both with 148.0 points, are Collège Cardinal Richelieu Monarchistes (DIV A, Canada Conference) and the Everglades U Swampmen (DIV B, Southern Conference), with both teams 4-1 after five games.

Just how long these teams will retain their positions is up for debate, however. There is a large field of strong teams in all divisions, notably Essex Tech Bullfrogs, with 8 homers (twice that of Richelieu, and leading the Can-Am league), and Danbury Central College Bobcats, with a Can-Am League-leading 37 runs (tied with RMA Sandhurst Blues and Reds and Army Black Knights). Continue reading “CAN-AM Week #1 – Everglades, Richelieu Split the Lead”

Former BOL Manager In Charge at FVU

When Cody Sellers left his job as the Perth Crocodiles manager, following their dismal last place finish in the Bull Oceanic League’s Australia Division, he wasn’t certain of his future as a baseball manager at any level. Continue reading “Former BOL Manager In Charge at FVU”