The Ontario Blue Jays will be taking on the Netherlands Junior National team in exhibition action as they prepare for the 2017 U-18 Baseball World Cup in Thunder Bay, Ontario beginning September 1st.
The Netherlands Junior National team arrives in Toronto this week and will play a three-game set against the Ontario Blue Jays. Games will be held on Sunday, August 27th, Monday, August 28th, and Tuesday, August 29th with all games beginning at 2:00pm. All games will be played at Meadowvale Sports Park (Mississauga).
The Netherlands roster will feature many outstanding young prospects as well as three professional players who have signed internationally with MLB organizations.
Those looking to attend, here is the schedule breakdown for the three game series:
11:00am: Netherlands Batting Practice
12:00pm: Ontario Blue Jays Batting Practice
1:15pm: Netherlands Infield/Outfield
1:30pm: Ontario Blue Jays Infield/Outfield
2:00pm: First Pitch
Admission to the game is FREE. We do ask that those attending bring a non-perishable food item that will be donated at the conclusion of our three game series.
For those unable to attend, you will be able to follow LIVE through our Ontario Blue Jays twitter account: @OntarioBlueJays.