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Baseball at the 2015 Pan American Games

Baseball competitions at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto was held from July 11 to 26 at the Pan Am Ball Park, in Ajax, Ontario.[1][2] Women's baseball made its Pan American Games debut, after being added to the program at the 2013 Pan American Sports Organization's general assembly.[3] A total of seven men's and five women's teams competed in each tournament respectively.[3]

Baseball at the XVII Pan American Games
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Baseball pictogram for the games
DatesJuly 11–26, 2015
Competitors258 from 8 nations
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Competition scheduleEdit

 
The Pan Am Ball Park in Ajax, was the venue for the baseball competitions

The following was the competition schedule for the baseball competitions:[4]


P Preliminaries ½ Semifinals B Bronze medal match F Final
Event↓/Date → Sat 11 Sun 12 Mon 13 Tue 14 Wed 15 Thu 16 Fri 17 Sat 18 Sun 19 Mon 20 Tue 21 Wed 22 Thu 23 Fri 24 Sat 25 Sun 26
Men P P P P P P P ½ B F
Women P P P P P B F

Medal tableEdit

 
Baseball competition at the President's Choice Ajax Pan Am Ballpark

  *   Host nation (Canada)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Canada1102
  United States1102
3  Cuba0011
  Venezuela0011
Totals (4 nations)2226

MedalistsEdit

The following athletes were the final medallists.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
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  Canada (CAN)
Andrew Albers
Phillippe Aumont
Shane Dawson
Kellin Deglan
Brock Dykxhoorn
Jeff Francis
Tyson Gillies
Shawn Hill
Jesse Hodges
Sean Jamieson
Brock Kjeldgaard
Jordan Lennerton
Chris Leroux
Kyle Lotzkar
Jared Mortensen
Tyler O'Neill
Pete Orr
Jasvir Rakkar
Scott Richmond
Chris Robinson
Evan Rutckyj
Tim Smith
Skyler Stromsmoe
Rene Tosoni
  United States (USA)
Albert Almora
Jake Barrett
Buddy Baumann
Jeff Bianchi
Aaron Blair
Brian Bogusevic
Casey Coleman
Zach Eflin
Brian Ellington
Cam Gallagher
Josh Hader
David Huff
Travis Jankowski
Patrick Kivlehan
Casey Kotchman
Scott McGregor
Tommy Murphy
Andy Parrino
Tyler Pastornicky
Paul Sewald
Nate Smith
Jake Thompson
Johnathan Williamson
Jacob Wilson
  Cuba (CUB)
Roel Santos
Raul Gonzalez
Rudy Reyes
Yosvany Alarcon
Freddy Álvarez
Urmaris Guerra
Ismel Jiménez
Frederich Cepeda
Yander Guevara
José Adolis García
Hector Mendoza
Yorbis Borroto
Yordan Manduley
Frank Morejon
Erly Casanova
Alfredo Despaigne
Alexander Malleta
Yosbany Torres
Yoennis Yera
Yulexis La Rosa
William Saavedra
Lazaro Blanco
Livan Moinelo
Yennier Cano
Women's tournament
details
  United States (USA)[5][6]   Canada (CAN)[7]   Venezuela (VEN)[8]

QualificationEdit

A total of seven men's teams and five women's team qualified to compete at the games. For the men's tournament, the host nation Canada along with the United States (for its contributions to the game) qualified automatically. The top four teams at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games also qualified. The last qualifier saw one team qualify from the 2015 South American Championships.[9] For the women's tournament, Canada as host nation qualified automatically, along with the top four nations at the qualification event held in March 2015.[10] Men's rosters can be have a maximum of 24 athletes, while women's rosters can have a maximum of 18 athletes.[10][11]

MenEdit

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1   Canada
Qualified automatically N/A N/A 1   United States
2014 Central American and Caribbean Games[12] November 15–21   Veracruz 4   Cuba
  Nicaragua
  Dominican Republic
  Puerto Rico
2015 South American Championships[13] February 28 – March 7   Cuiabá 1   Colombia
Total 7

WomenEdit

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1   Canada
2015 Pan American Women's Baseball Championships[14] March 8–15   Concepción de la Vega 4   United States
  Venezuela
  Cuba
  Puerto Rico
Total 5

Participating nationsEdit

A total of eight countries qualified baseball teams. The numbers in parenthesis represents the number of participants qualified.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "President's Choice Ajax Pan Am Ballpark". toronto2015.org. TO2015. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Competition Schedule" (PDF). toronto2015.org. TO2015. 18 August 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  3. ^ a b "2015 Pan Am Games to include women's baseball". baseball.ca/. Baseball Canada. February 11, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
  4. ^ "Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Ticket Program Guide" (PDF). toronto2015.org. TO2015. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  5. ^ "2015 Women's Pan American Games Roster". USAbaseball.com. USA Baseball. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Baseball: Women: Team Roster: USA – United States" (PDF). Toronto2015.org. Pan American Games. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  7. ^ "Baseball: Women: Team Roster: CAN – Canada" (PDF). Toronto2015.org. Pan American Games. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  8. ^ "Baseball: Women: Team Roster: VEN – Venezuela" (PDF). Toronto2015.org. Pan American Games. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Otorgara beisbol de los JCC plazas a Juegos Pan Americanos 2015" [The Central American and Caribbean Games will award places in baseball for the 2015 Pan American Games]. www.imagendelgolfo.com.mx/ (in Spanish). 5 October 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  10. ^ a b "Sport Technical Manual Baseball". www.scribd.com/. TO2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  11. ^ Morosi, Jon Paul (21 January 2014). "Sources: MLB to allow minor leaguers to play in Pan American Games". www.foxsports.com/. FOX Sports. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  12. ^ "Cuba, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico qualify for Pan Am Games". baseball.ca/. Baseball Canada. 21 November 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  13. ^ "No. 19 Colombia beats No. 15 Brazil to win South American Championship, qualify for Pan Am Games". ibaf.org/. International Baseball Federation (IBAF). 7 March 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  14. ^ "USA wins Women's Baseball Pan Am Qualifier". ibaf.org/. International Baseball Federation (IBAF). 12 March 2015. Archived from the original on 30 June 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.