Baseball South Africa News

Tayler Scott - Orioles

Tayler Scott - first African born pitchers in the MLB

The Orioles have claimed right-hander Tayler Scott off waivers from the Mariners and designated left-hander Sean Gilmartin for assignment in order to open a 40-man roster spot, per a club announcement. Scott has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.

Kieran Lovegrove - Orioles

Kieran Lovegrove Baseball South Africa

The Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent RHP Kieran Lovegrove. Lovegrove was signed by the San Francisco Giants before the 2019 season, but was released after making 15 appearances with their Double-A affiliate, the Richmond Flying Squirrels.

Gift Ngoepe - Released

Gift Ngoepe Baseball South Africa

Gift Ngoepe who made history as the first African born players in Major League Baseball was released by the Phillies on June 20, 2019

Baseball Gear in South Africa

Baseball and Softball gear in South Africa

Buy all your baseball and software equipment in South Africa. 

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Meet the National ETS

Anthony Phillips Baseball South Africa

Meet all the members of the South African National Senior Elite Training Squad as they prepare for the Europe-Africa 2020 Olympic Qualifiers.

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SA Wins Africa Cup 2019

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Baseball South Africa outscored Uganda 27-0, won the Baseball Africa Cup and will play in the WBSC Baseball Europe-Africa Qualifying Event for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020.

Going to Bat for Africa

Going to Bat for Africa Baseball

To transform the delivery of Baseball and Softball in Africa by ensuring equitable access at all levels of participation and to harness the socio-economic contributions and education benefits that will create a better life for all Africans. 

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Lovegrove - Why Giants?

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"When Zaidi came on, that was pretty much my decision-maker," right-hander Kieran Lovegrove said. "I was very interested in following him wherever he went."


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Gift Ngoepe: Arrives in Camp

https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/news/phillies-gift-ngoepe-dealing-with-visa-issues/

Ngoepe's start to the spring was delayed by visa issues, but those have apparently been cleared up, and he is ready to make a push for a spot on the Phillies' Opening Day roster.

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Taking a Stand

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Giants' Kieran Lovegrove Stands Against Racism in Black History Month Shoes.


"Fashion is a way that you can stand for something without your words being misconstrued," he said. 

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Paris 2024 Drops the Ball

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Organizers of Paris 2024 Olympics Games have proposed that breakdancing should be included as a new sport in the Olympic program.

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Poised for History

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Tayler Scott was the first player ever drafted out of South Africa, and although he’s been beaten to The Show by fellow South African Gift Ngoepe, he still has an opportunity to be the first pitcher to make MLB.

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MLB All Star Futures Game

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Baseball South Africa's Kieran Lovegrove talks about representing Africa in the MLB All Star Futures Game 2018

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Gift Ngoepe Sign with Phillies

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Baseball South Africa's Ngoepe signed a minor-league contract with the Phillies in January, 2019  Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.

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Victor Ngoepe follows his Brother

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Ngoepe, an infielder for the Bristol Pirates, was born into baseball...literally. Victor's mother raised their family in the clubhouse of the Randburg Mets

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Ebersohn signs with Huskies

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 Rowan Ebersohn’s (22) excellent displays for the South African senior national team during last year’s seven-game home series against France earned him some admirers in that country.

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From Johannesburg to Surprise

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From Johannesburg to Surprise: Meet Tayler Scott, a very long way from home.

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FAQs

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Questions?

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