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Festival of Baseball off and running in St. John's

James Eales of the Mount Pearl Blazers is tagged out by Paradise Phantoms catcher Stephen Vatcher after trying to steal home on a passed ball during their mosquito B game in the 2017 Festival of Baseball tournament at the Chapman Crescent Playground Lions Field in Kilbride on Friday afternoon. Looking on is Phantoms pitcher Ethan Collins.
James Eales of the Mount Pearl Blazers is tagged out by Paradise Phantoms catcher Stephen Vatcher after trying to steal home on a passed ball during their mosquito B game in the 2017 Festival of Baseball tournament at the Chapman Crescent Playground Lions Field in Kilbride on Friday afternoon. Looking on is Phantoms pitcher Ethan Collins.

The Festival of Baseball, put on by the St. John’s Minor Baseball Association, features play in mosquito, peewee and bantam division on fields throughout the capital city.

There are entries from across the province, including teams from Corner Brook, Pasadena, Gander and Conception Bay North. Play is scheduled to continue today, with championship games set for Sunday.

There are two tiers in both the mosquito and peewee divisions and three in bantam.

Results and schedules can be found on the St. John's Minor Baseball Association website.

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