By Bob Elliott

Canadian Baseball Network

North Shore Twins grad INF Taylor Wright (North Vancouver, BC) has transferred from the Colorado Northwestern Spartans to the University of Maryland Terps.

Last spring Wright hit .333 with 17 doubles, two triples, five homers and 22 RBIs in 52 games for the Spartans with a .997 OPS. 

As a freshman he hit .328 with six doubles, two triples, a homer and 27 RBIs in 48 games with an .830 OPS.

Wright had a three hit day and four RBIs, including by a two-run home run over the right field fence as North Shore beat the Nanaimo Pirates 22-4 in the 2015 BC Premier League championships.

Wright also had a two-run home run and a two-run double in a 12-2 win over the Victoria Eagles. He also singled in the final, an 18-7 win over Nanaimo. 


 Aug. 2, 2017

Canadians who have committed or signed Letters of Intent for the 2017-18 season to NCAA, NAIA, JUCOs and community colleges, who play most of their schedule south of the border.


Division I

LHP Jack Anderson, Waterloo, Ont., Hofstra University (NY)

RHP Landen Bourassa, Lethbridge, Alta., University of San Francisco (CA)

INF Dondrae Bremner, Toronto Ont., University of Cincinnati (OH)

LHP Ben Brown, Richmond Hill, Ont., University at Albany (NY)

OF Cooper Davis, Mississauga, Ont., Vanderbilt University (TN)


LHP Jack DeCooman, North Vancouver, BC, University of Washington (WA)

OF Isaac Deveaux, Montreal, Que., University of Utah (UT) 

OF Zach Diewert, Chemainus, BC, University of Missouri (MO)

RHP-INF Cameron Dyck, Oakville, Ont., Niagara Univerity (NY)

RHP Ben Erwin, Spruce Grove, Alta., Niagara University (NY)


OF-LHP Jake Foden, Toronto, Ont., St. Bonaventure University (NY)

LHP Harley Gollert, Toronto, Ont., Austin Peay University (TN)

INF Owen Jansen, Oakville, Ont., Purdue University (IN)

LHP-OF Alex Jones Bowmanville, Ont., Niagara University (NY)

INF Edouard Julien,  Québec City Que., Auburn University (AL)


3B-RHP Evan Kiser, Mono, Ont., Niagara University (NY)

SS Andrew Leggo, Waterloo, Ont., Arkansas State University (AK)

RHP Christian Lindsay Young, Oakville, Ont., West Virginia University (WV)  

INF Kyle MacDonald, Mississauga, Ont., Arkansas State University (AK)

 C Cole MacLaren, Morell, PEI, University  of Pittsburgh (PA)


RHP Jordan Marks, Brights Grove, Ont., University of South Carolina Upstate (SC)

INF Jacob Martins, Richmond Hill, Ont. Canisius College (NY)

RHP Will McAffer, North Vancouver, BC, Tulane University (LA)

LHP Wesley Moore, Surrey, BC, Cal-State University Northridge (CA)

3B-C Steven Moretto, Burnaby, BC, Sacramento State University (CA) 


LHP Garrett Nicholson, Sydney Mines, NS, Central Michigan University

RHP Cade Smith, Abbotsford, BC, University of Hawaii (HI)

OF Michael Ssemanda, Hamilton, Ont., Canisius College (NY) 

C Jake Sims, Guelph, Ont., University of Alabama (AL)

RHP Sam Shoemaker, West Vancouver, BC, University of Hawaii (HI)


RHP Noah Skirrow, Stoney Creek, Ont., Liberty University (VA)

OF Connor Sparks, Saskatoon, Sask., Canisius College (NY)

RHP Kristjan Storrie, Langley, BC, Lamar University (TX) 

LHP Nick Vickers, Calagary, Alta., Virginia Tech Institute and State University (VA)

C-1B Cole Warken, Regina, Sask., Louisiana Tech University (LA)


1B-LHP Matt Warkentin, Leamington, Ont., Xavier University (OH)

INF Jason Willow, Victoria, BC, University of California Santa Barbara (CA)

INF Taylor Wright, North Vancouver, BC,  University of Maryland-College Park (MD)


C Kyle Bryan, Whitby, Ont., University of Northwestern Ohio (OH) 

LHP Graeme Cherry, Millarville, Alta., University of Minnesota-Crookston (MN)

RHP Cameron Deasy, Brampton, Ont., Minot State University (ND)

RHP Andrew Katz, Thornhill, Ont. Davenport University (MI)

RHP Cooper Misic, Cloverdale BC, Cental Washington University (WA)


OF Sam Mitchell, Surrey, BC, Montana State University Billings (MT)

LHP Zach Newman, Miramichi, NB, Minot State University (ND)

SS-OF Jakob Newton Oakville, Ont. Florida Tech University (FL)

RHP Nathan Slobodian, Porcupine Plain, Sask., Minot State University (ND) 

INF Ben Teplin, Richmond Hill, Ont. Indiana University of Pennsylvania (PA)


C Jeremie Veilleux, Oakville, Ont., Slippery Rock University (PA) 


C Brock Morgan, Sarnia, Ont., Adrian College (MI)

RHP Shaun Logan, Calgary, Alta., University of Dubuque (IA)

RHP Jonah Offman, Toronto, Ont., Johns Hopkins University (MD) 

OF Jack Omstead, Toronto, Ont., DePauw University (IN)


INF Adam Cook,  Cambridge, Ont., Lewis-Clark State College (ID)  

RHP James DeSousa, Pickering, Ont., University of Northwestern Ohio (OH)

C Colton Fountain, Stratford,  Ont., Cleary University (MI) 

RHP-SS Ayden Hannon, Ancaster, Ont., Siena Heights University (MI) 

RHP Hunter James, Stratford, Ont., University of Northwestern Ohio (OH)


1B Ethan Jodouin Sudbury, Ont., Cleary University (MI)

C Owen Napieralski, Delta BC, LSU-Shreveport University (LA) 

LHP Griffin Sanford, Oakville, Ont., Indiana Tech University (IN) 


Junior ColleGes and Commuity Colleges

Division I

RHP Conor Angel, Lachhine, Que., Northwest Florida State College (FL)

RHP Andrew Asselin, Winnipeg, Man., Colby Community College (KS)

RHP-INF Shaun Atamanchuk, Beaumont, Alta., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

RHP Connor Beleznay, Toronto, Ont., Otero Junior College (CO)

RHP Tanner Bercier, La Salle, Man., Frank Phillips College (TX)


OF-LHP Danny Berg, Saskatoon, Sask.. Polk State College (FL)

C Archer Brookman, Montreal, Que., Seminole State College (OK)

INF Jacob Bouzide, Calgary, Alta., Colby Community College (KS)

RHP Austin Brown, Powell River, BC, Odessa College (TX)

OF Ethhan Brunton, Victoria, BC, Southeastern Illinois College (IL) 


INF Declan Buckle, Dieppe, NB, Indian Hills Community College (IA) 

INF Carson Burns, Orangeville, Ont., Western Texas College (TX)

C Samuel Chaput, Boisbriand, Que., Crowder College (MO)

RHP Fynn Chester, Victoria, BC, San Mateo College (CA)

OF Rashad Collymore, Mississauga, Ont., Indian River State (FL)


OF Rhys Cornell, Sheffield, Ont., Colby Community College (KS)

RHP Brendan Coulter, Kamloops BC, Southwest Oregon Community College (OR)

3B-1B Matthew Coutney, Wetaskiwin, Alta., Colby Community College (KS)

INF Rhys Cratty, Surrey, BC, Polk State College (FL)

\RHP Trey Crust, Victoria, BC, Southeastern Illinois College (IL)


OF Kurt Dawkins, Ajax, Ont., Mineral Area College (MO) 

OF Daniel Donnelly, Okotoks, Alta., Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)

CF Justin Doran, Chatham, Ont., Wabash Valley College (IL)

RHP Jake English, London, Ont., Dodge City Community College (KS)

OF-LHP Brody Frerichs, Muenster, Sask., Colby Community College (KS) 


INF Paul Georget, Stettler, Alta., Merced College (CA)

SS Andres Gonzalez, Toronto, Ont., Connors State College (OK)

1B Soren Graversen, Calgary, Alta., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

C-OF Dawson Gray, Surrey, BC, Johnson County Community College (KS) 

RHP Connor Green, Portage la Prairie, Man., Pratt Community College (KS) 


RHP Devin Green, Brampton, Ont., Paris Junior College (TX)

OF Jameson Hart, Sarnia, Ont., Indian Hills Community College (IA)

OF Shanif Hirani, Petersburg, Ont., University of South Carolina-Sumter (SC)

RHP Logan Hofmann, Muenster, Sask., Merced College (CA)

RHP Nate Holmes, Mississauga, Ont., LSU-Eunice (LA) 


OF Zeke Holt, Victoria, BC, San Mateo College (CA

OF Clayton Keyes, Calgary, Alta., Central Arizona Community College (AZ)

C Brock Krebs, Didsbury Alta., Genesee Community College (NY) 

OF Gibson Krzeminski, Tecumseh, Ont., Iowa Western Community College (IA) 

C Jake Kristensen, Aldergrove, BC, Indian Hills Community College (IA) 


RHP Liam Kruse, Victoria, BC Salt Lake Community College (UT)

LHP-1B Evan Lang, Burlington, Ont., Monroe College (NY)

OF Marc-Antoine Lebreux, St-Jerome, Que., Seminole State College (OK) 

INF-RHP Nick Lee, Victoria, BC, Big Bend Community College (WA)

RHP Jack Liddell, Mississauga, Ont., Connors State College (OK)


1B Nolan Machibroda, Saskatoon, Sask., Chattanooga State Community College (TN) 

RHP Jayce Mackenzie, Elora, Ont., McCook Community College (NE)

INF Anthony Marcano, Montreal, Que., Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (OK)  

C David Mendham, Dorchester, Ont., Indian River College (FL)

C Brett Mercier, Moncton, NB, Indian River State College (FL)


RHP Aiden Mordecai, Cloverdale BC, Arizona Western College (AZ)

LHP Ryan Morgan, St. John’s, Nfld., Colby College (KS)

RHP Jacob Moss, Victoria, BC, Big Bend Community College (WA) 

INF Mark Onwumere, Toronto, Ont., Genesee Community College (NY) 

OF Alex Orenczuk, London, Ont., Colby Community College (KS)


C Mitch Osborne, Whitby, Ont., Polk College (FL)

C-OF Dawson Neal, Victoria, BC, Big Bend Community College (WA)

RHP Taylor Nygaard, Victoria, BC, Big Bend Community College (WA)

OF Spencer Pawliw, Surrey, BC, Polk State College (FL)

OF Riley Perks, Waterdown, Ont., Crowder College (KS)


RHP Kyle Perrette, Sharon, Ont., Wabash Valley College (IL)  

RHP Corben Peters, Ottawa, Ont., Cloud County Community College (KS) 

INF Caleb Piechnik, Victoria, BC, Southeastern Illinois College (IL)

RHP Jacob Potter, Victoria, BC, Allen Community College (KS)

INF Dylan Price, Victoria, BC, Colbly College (KS)


RHP William Sierra Montreal, Que., Chipola Junior College (FL)

C Tyler Silva, Cambridge, Ont., Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (OK)

RHP Jesse Simpson, Victoria, BC, Colby College (KS) 

RHP Austin Skelhorn, Aurora, Ont. Galveston College (TX)

1B Michael Stovman, Maple Ridge, BC, Indian River State (FL)


LHP Mathieu Tremblay, St.-Charles, Que., McCook Community College (NE)

OF Matt Turino, Scarborough, Ont., Jefferson College (MO)

C Harris Voyatzis, Oakville, Ont., Mineral Area College (MO)

RHP Lucas Wepf, Brampton, Ont., Pratt Community College (KS) 

RHP Tylen Whalen, Hamilton, Ont. Dodge City Communtiy College (KS)


1B Malik Williams, Toronto, Ont., Odessa College (TX)          

INF Gus Wilson, Duncan, BC, Galvestion College (TX)

RHP Austin Young, London, Ont., Coffeyville Community College (KS)

RHP Zack Zinck, Bridgewater NS, Genesee Community College (NY)

Division II

3B-RHP Zachary Banks, St. Thomas, Ont., Lake Michigan College (MI)

RHP Braden Bendfeld, Heisler Alta., Williston State College (ND)

1B-LHP Ryan Bester, Cargill Ont., Macomb Community College (MI)    

INF-OF Jared Binsfeld, Saskatoon, Sask., Bismarck State College (ND)

RHP David Bruinsma, Kitchener, Ont., Iowa Central Community College (IA) 


RHP-INF Michael Clapperton, Calgary, Alta., Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)

3B-C Palmer Cruickshank, Oshawa, Ont., Ellsworth Community College (IA)

SS-2B Nate Doleman, Courtenay, BC, Elllsworth Community College (IA)

INF Jakob Iversen, Surrey, BC, Lake Region State College (ND) 

LHP Kareem Kobrosli, Lasalle, Ont., Muskegeon Communty College (MI)


C-3B Caleb Lumbard, Regina, Sask., Mesa Community College (AZ)

C Danny Mahoney, North York, Ont., Lake Michigan College (MI)

RHP Hayden Malenfant, Whitby, Ont., Southeastern Community College (IA)

INF Brett Platts, Searletown, PEI, Southeastern Community College (IA)

RHP Tyler Roberts, York Mills, Ont., Lake Michigan College (MI)


RHP Jake Rajsigl, Windsor, Ont., Lackawanna College (PA)    

OF Greg Student, Grand Prairie, Alta., Mesa Community College (AZ) 

RHP Ben Tighe, Okotoks, Alta., Williston State College (ND) 

OF Will Undershute, Okotoks, Alta., Southeastern Community College (IA)  


1B Aiden Colangelo, Vaughan, Ont. Niagara County Community College (NY)

1B Brandon Job, Maple Ont, Erie Community College (NY)



RHP-OF Jacob Butler, Victoria, BC, Laney College (CA)

C Brian McKenna, Mississauga, Ont., College of the Desert (CA)

1B Dreyden Sloat, Kitchener, Ont., Barstow Community College (CA) 


INF Kallan Collet, Delta, BC, Chemeketa Community College (OR)


Canadians who have committed or signed Letters of Intent for the 2018-19 season to NCAA, NAIA, JUCOs and community colleges, who play most of their schedule south of the border.


Division I


RHP Ben Abram, Georgetown, Ont., University of Oklahoma (OK) 

C-3B Noah Naylor, Mississauga, Ont., Texas A@M University (TX) 

RHP David Rhodes, White Rock, BC, University of Washington (WA) 

RHP David Richards, Edmonton, Alta., Fordham University (NY) 

Canadians who have committed or signed Letters of Intent for the 2019-20 season to NCAA, NAIA, JUCOs and community colleges, who play most of their schedule south of the border.


Division I

INF Cesar Valero, Calgary, Alta., Oregon State University (OR)