15 Toronto Mets Named to CPBL All-Star Weekend

by Duncan Watt

Congratulations to the 15 Toronto Mets who have been named to participate in the 4th Annual CPBL All-Star Weekend August 4-6.

RJ James - 2024 RHP (Evansville University)

Ryan Press - 2024 LHP (West Virginia University)

Brock Grainger - 2024 C (Uncommitted)

Gianluca Montanaro - 2024 C (Bossier Parish CC)

Luke Glenn - 2024 RHP (Niagara University)

Ethan Swaby - 2024 RHP (Uncommitted)

Veer Wadhwani - 2025 SS (Uncommitted)

Alex Uher - 2025 RHP (Uncommitted)

Brodey Bitove - 2024 OF (Uncommitted)

Dante Smith - 2024 (Uncommitted)

Keegan Russell - 2025 IF/RHP (Uncommitted)

Giancarlo Sortino - 2025 SS (Uncommitted)

Sam Spencer - 2025 RHP (Uncommitted)

Noah Glenn - 2026 C (Uncommitted)

Christian Iriotakis - 2026 IF (Uncommitted)

Noah Powell - 2026 IF/RHP (Uncommitted)

Wes Saunders - 2026 OF (Uncommitted)

The CPBL  All Star Weekend has an impressive list of alumni including high school draft picks including former Mitch Bratt (Rangers), Jonah Tong (Mets), Dylan O’Rae (Brewers), Nate Ochoa (Nationals), Calvin Ziegler (Mets), Myles Naylor (A's), Adam Shoemaker (Braves) and Jordan Woods (Royals). In it's 4th year, the history of the All Star game is short, however the list of NCAA Division 1 alumni is not. Over 75 former participants have moved onto the highest level of college baseball. 

The Canadian Premier Baseball League was founded in the summer of 2015 and as the name alludes, is the premier organization in Canada featuring the top amateur players and programs from the province of Ontario. The CPBL and its member programs are committed to producing high-calibre players, with a focus on development, and enhancing the profile of the game in Canada. 

CPBL member programs  (Ontario Blue Jays, Great Lake Canadians, Toronto Mets, Fieldhouse Pirates, Ontario Nationals, Ontario Astros, Ontario Titans, Ontario Royals, Watson Elite, Windsor Selects, Ontario Terriers) have developed and produced a number of MLB draft picks, Canadian Junior National Team players, and countless more student-athletes who have continued their careers at post-secondary institutions in the US.

The CPBL is committed to providing their players with the with the highest level of amateur development and competition in North America.