Clarke, Morin-Larocque help Juniors top Palm Beach State in selection camp opener

Clarke, Morin-Larocque help Juniors top Palm Beach State in selection camp opener

Denzel Clarke (Pickering, Ont.) had two hits and drove in three runs and Olivier Morin-Larocque (Quebec City, Que.) struck out four while pitching two scoreless innings to lead the Canadian Junior National Team to a 7-4 win over Palm Beach State College as selection camp exhibition play opened at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches on Thursday.

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Siddall humbled by Baseball Ontario Hall of Fame nod

Siddall humbled by Baseball Ontario Hall of Fame nod

Against long odds, he rose through the South Windsor minor baseball ranks to become a big league catcher. And now more than 18 years after squatting behind the plate in his final professional game, he has persevered through personal tragedy to become a highly respected analyst on Sportsnet’s Blue Jays Central. But through it all, Joe Siddall has never forgotten his baseball roots. And that’s what makes him a fitting selection for the Baseball Ontario Hall of Fame.

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Lagarde helps McGill win its fifth title in a row

Lagarde helps McGill win its fifth title in a row

Game MVP Domenic DeFelice hit a bases-clearing double to spark a seven-run explosion in the first inning as McGill University cruised to a 9-4 victory over University of New Brunswick in the nation’s capital to capture the Canadian University World Series for the fifth consecutive year. McGill’s Sasha Lagarde was named the tournament’s MVP.

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