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San Diego Padres' Chris Denorfia (13) reaches first safely in an infield hit as Cleveland Indians first baseman Nick Swisher starches for the throw in the first inning Wednesday, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Cleveland Indians third baseman Carlos Santana makes a leaping catch on a ground ball by San Diego Padres' Chris Denorfia in the third inning on Wednesday in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Cleveland Indians center fielder Nyjer Morgan makes a running catch on a deep fly ball hit by San Diego Padres' Tommy Medica in the fifth inning on Wednesday, in Goodyear, Ariz. (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.