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Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher reacts as he runs the bases after hitting a game-winning RBI-single off Chicago White Sox's Jesse Crain during the ninth inning of a baseball game, in April 2013, in Cleveland. Cleveland won 1-0. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher watches his solo home run off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher A.J. Griffin in the sixth inning of a baseball game in May 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
When Lauren Bay Regula received an email invitation to pitch for the Canadian national team in this month’s WBSC Women’s World Softball Championship, the two-time Olympian quickly ticked off several reasons why that wouldn’t be possible.