Are you interested in Canadian Baseball? Are you a young player or a fan seeking inspiration from Canadians in baseball?
Toronto Blue Jays to local teams, The Canadian Baseball Network Podcast covers areas of interest to all baseball fans. The podcast provides analysis and updates on baseball in Canada. Also, we discuss Canadians who play baseball around the world.
The Canadian Baseball Network podcast is now a regular feature in partnership with The Baseball Zone.
Matt Betts is joined by Canadian LHP Mitch Bratt, a 5th-round pick of the Texas Rangers in 2021 and a member of Team Canada for the upcoming WBC. Mitch breaks down his life and routine in professional baseball so far, discusses the type of work he's putting in, and some of the key differences between professional and college baseball. Listen
Matt Coutney sits down with Matt Betts to discuss his monster 2022 season at Old Dominion, which culminated in the 23-year-old infielder being named the 2022 Canadian college player of the year by the CBN. Listen
Host Matt Betts is joined by Mia Valcke, a dual sport athlete who plays softball at the University of British Columbia and is also a member of the Canadian National Women's Baseball team. Listen
Myles Naylor, the youngest of the three Naylor brothers, talks about the impact that his older brothers have had on him and his young baseball career, and his experience playing for Team Canada Listen
With Matt Brash and the Seattle Mariners playing against the Blue Jays in Toronto for the AL Wild Card Series, we spoke with Brash's catcher at Niagara University, former Ontario Terrier Joe Tevlin. LISTEN
Matt Betts chats with Canadian pitching prospect Jacob Zibin, a 10th round selection in the 2022 MLB Draft by the Cleveland Guardians. Jacob opens up about the draft process, his preparation and attention to detail, and his future goals. Listen
Director of National Teams and Head Coach of the Junior National Team, Greg Hamilton discusses the Draft results, details the Junior National Team's development, and gives an update on the World Baseball Classic.. Listen
Host Matt Betts is joined by John Ircandia, Managing Director of the Okotoks Dawgs. John discusses the Dawgs' program, facilities, player development and much more in a wide-ranging conversation. Listen
Alexis Brudnicki has a wide-ranging conversation about her career in baseball, her experience with Canada's Women's National Team, the importance of getting more women involved in the game, and more. Listen
Hugh Pinkney discusses his experience within the Terriers organization, the feeling of joining the Canadian Junior National team fall selection camp, and why Rutgers is the right fit for him. Listen
RHP Matt Brash (Kingston, ON) joins Matt Betts to discuss his call-up to MLB (1:50), the experience of being in the Mariners bullpen (7:18), the importance of hard work (11:55) and much more. Listen
Host Matt Betts is joined by University of Oregon RHP Adam Maier to discuss his time at the University of British Columbia (1:24), what it's like to be a two-way player (2:20), and his stint in the Cape Cod League (7:06). Listen
Host Matt Betts has a conversation with Claude Pelletier Award winner Brock Dykxhoorn about his fantastic '21 season, life as a professional baseball player, and his experience playing overseas. Be sure to check out https://www.canadianbaseballnetwork.com for more Canadian baseball coverage. Listen
Matt Betts sits down with Quebec City native David Glaude, the winner of the Canadian Baseball Network’s 2021 Murray Zuk Award, as top offensive player in the foreign or independent ranks (0:58). Their wide-ranging discussion covers David's career, his 2021 season, and what it was like to go on a 77 day, 18 series road trip during the 2021 season. Later on, Matt has a conversation with Patrick Scalabrini, the manager of David's team in the 2021 season, Capitales de Québec (16:31). Listen
Host Matt Betts has a wide-ranging conversation with Walt Burrows, an area scout in Canada for the Minnesota Twins and the former supervisor of the MLB Scouting Bureau in Canada (1:32). This fascinating discussion includes Walt's story of scouting NBA Hall of Famer Steve Nash as a baseball player, the first time Walt saw Josh Naylor in person, and much more. Players, parents, and coaches alike are sure to enjoy Walt's valuable insight on scouting the next generation of baseball talent. Listen
In the return of the CBN Podcast, host Matt Betts sits down with Tyler Black, who was selected in the 1st round, 33rd overall in the 2021 MLB Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers (1:47). They discuss his upbringing, his passion for the game of baseball, and the journey that baseball has taken him on so far. Then, Matt sits down with Tyler's former coach with the Toronto Mets, Rich Leitch (19:47). They talk about what makes Tyler such a great ballplayer and person, and Rich gives some insight as to...