This Week in Baseball BC

August 13, 2013

The World Baseball Challenge is back in Prince George this week.

The 10-day tournament will feature Team Canada taking on the likes of the USA, Cuba and Japan. 

Team Canada opened the tournament on Tuesday aginst the USA.

Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters) talked with two Kelowna players who cracked the 2013 roster.  Jared Johnson makes his second appearance with Team Canada, while Corey Smith is in his first year.

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