Baseball at the 2015 Pan American Games

Baseball at the XVII Pan American Games
Baseball pictogram for the games
Dates July 11–26, 2015
Competitors 258 from 8 nations
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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]

Competition schedule

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

PPreliminaries ½Semifinals BBronze medal match FFinal
Event↓/Date →Sat 11Sun 12Mon 13Tue 14Wed 15Thu 16Fri 17Sat 18Sun 19Mon 20Tue 21Wed 22Thu 23Fri 24Sat 25Sun 26
MenPPPPPPP½BF
WomenPPPPPBF

Medal table

Key
  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Canada1102
 United States1102
3 Cuba0011
 Venezuela0011
Total2226

Medalists

The following athletes were the final medallists.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
 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
 United States (USA)[5][6]
 Canada (CAN)[7]  Venezuela (VEN)[8]
  • Migreily Angulo
  • Ofelia Arrieche
  • Sor Brito
  • Dayvis Cazorla
  • Giddelys Cumana
  • Ingrid Escobar
  • Osmari Garcia
  • Daily Gimenez
  • Lelis Gomez
  • Oriannys Hernandez
  • Kerlys Pérez
  • Marianne Pérez
  • Esquia Rengel
  • Leonela Reyes
  • Maria Rincon
  • Astrid Rodriguez
  • Patricia Segovia
  • Maigleth Torres

Qualification

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]

Men

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
Total7

Women

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
Total5

Participating nations

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

References

  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. 1 2 "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. 1 2 "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. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
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