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”