Baseball as they say inspires movements, it is said to instill pride and to some extent, it even heals cities in America. But did you know that baseball was first played in Canada, and they even invented the bases, scoreboards, and gloves? In Canada, baseball was first played on June 4, 1838, in front of a few spectators and it is because of the above that Ontario considers itself as the home of baseball.
The next big question is whether Canada is good at baseball, Canada is indeed good at baseball and just by looking at the minor leagues, you will realize that there are hundreds of Canadians who are trying to get their way into the majors. The top cadre is also saturated with a huge number of Canadians including the most successful players like Mike Soroka, James Paxton, and Joey Votto.
Currently, Canada does have one major league team the “Toronto Blue Jays.” They also have one MLB-affiliated minor league team going by the name Vancouver Canadians. The country also boasts of other independent league teams that play the American Association and the frontier league. The Major league Canadian baseball players have many active players check below.
|Player||Place of origin||Teams||Position|
|Andrew Albers||North Battleford, Saskatchewan||Minnesota Twins Seattle Mariners Toronto Blue Jays||P|
|John Axford||Simcoe ON||Colorado Rockies Milwaukee Brewers Oakland Athletics St Louis Cardinals Toronto Blue Jays||P|
|Tyler O’Neil||Burnaby BC||St Louis Cardinals||OF|
|Vladimir Guerrero Jr||Montreal, QC||Toronto Blue Jays||3B|
|Cal Quantrill||Port Hope, ON||San Diego Padres Cleveland Indians||P|
|Zach Pop||Brampton, ON||Miami Marlins||P|
The above are just a few of the active Canadians who are in MLB, other active members are Rob Zastryzny, Rowan Wick, Abraham Toro, and Jordan Romano among others.
How do the MLB playoffs work?
The MLB postseason is more of an elimination tournament and is usually held after the conclusion of the Major League Baseball regular season. The playoffs for each of the leagues both the American and National have one game “Wild Card playoff” between the two Wild Card teams. And two best of five division series featuring the Wild Card winner and the winner of each division. And lastly the best of seven League Championship Series.
Winners who emerged from the American League Championship Series and the National League Championship series will then play against each other in the best of seven World Series. The current MLB system allows up to 43 postseason games with a minimum of 6 games.
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