We spoke too soon on Sunday. It looks like Can-Am League/American Association chief Miles Wolff is interested in developing a new Canadian baseball circuit that would include inter-league play with the Can-Am League. Montreal would apparently be the foundation market to make this happen, if a proposed new 5,000 to 7,000-seat ballpark comes to fruition. Wolff reportedly met with a group of interested parties in Montreal, including Mark Routtenberg, a former minority shareholder of the Montreal Expos.
According to Wolff, the North American League’s Calgary Vipers and Edmonton Capitals, the American Association’s Winnipeg Goldeyes, and Can-Am League’s Quebec Capitales would probably join forces with Montreal to form the league. An expansion franchise in Trois Rivieres could launch in the Can-Am League before moving on to become a sixth Canadian league club. Read more here. Use the free translation tool here, if you don’t know French. We don’t, so feel free to clarify anything in the comments section if our interpretation is inaccurate.