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Canada

Canada

IBAF WORLD RANK: 6

There are 147 Canadian players under contract with professional clubs, including 17 players on Major League rosters. Two of Canada's best talents include 2010 National League MVP Award winner Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds and 2006 American League MVP Award winner Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins. The Canadian National Baseball Team has competed in both the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic, though it has yet to make it out of the first round. Recently, the team finished third in the 2011 World Cup and won gold at the 2011 Pan Am Games.

Canada Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Andrew Albers 27 R-L 6'1" 195 Oct 6, 1985
Phillippe Aumont 17 L-R 6'7" 260 Jan 7, 1989
John Axford 59 R-R 6'5" 220 Apr 1, 1983
Mark Hardy 26 L-L 6'4" 195 May 3, 1988
Jim Henderson 51 L-R 6'5" 220 Oct 21, 1982
Shawn Hill 45 R-R 6'2" 225 Apr 28, 1981
Jay Johnson 57 R-L 6'2" 210 Dec 21, 1989
Chris Leroux 63 L-R 6'6" 225 Apr 14, 1984
Trystan Magnuson 38 L-R 6'7" 220 Jun 6, 1985
Scott Mathieson 47 R-R 6'3" 230 Feb 27, 1984
Dustin Molleken 35 L-R 6'4" 230 Aug 21, 1984
R.J. Swindle 28 L-L 6'3" 190 Jul 7, 1983
Jameson Taillon 18 R-R 6'5" 245 Nov 18, 1991
Catchers
Chris Robinson 30 R-R 6'0" 220 May 12, 1984
John Suomi 55 L-R 5'11" 200 Oct 5, 1980
Infielders
Taylor Green 5 L-R 6'0" 195 Nov 2, 1986
Cale Iorg 16 R-R 6'2" 185 Sep 6, 1985
Brett Lawrie 13 R-R 6'0" 210 Jan 18, 1990
Jonathan Malo 11 R-R 6'2" 180 Sep 29, 1983
Pete Orr 4 L-R 6'1" 195 Jun 8, 1979
Jimmy Van Ostrand 29 R-R 6'4" 210 Aug 7, 1984
Joey Votto 19 L-R 6'2" 220 Sep 10, 1983
Outfielders
Tyson Gillies 24 L-R 6'2" 205 Oct 31, 1988
Adam Loewen 21 L-L 6'6" 235 Apr 9, 1984
Tim Smith 14 L-L 6'3" 225 Jun 14, 1986
Rene Tosoni 9 L-R 6'0" 195 Jul 2, 1986
Designated Hitters
Justin Morneau 33 L-R 6'4" 220 May 15, 1981
Canada Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Ernie Whitt 21 Manager
Larry Walker 3 Batting Coach
Denis Boucher 42 Pitching Coach
Tim Leiper Coach
Greg Hamilton Coach
Stubby Clapp Coach
Paul Quantrill Coach