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Issues Fielding: Ibl Teams and Baseball-Crazy Country

issues fielding: Owner Jim Rooney pulled the plug after a 1-15 start, citing declining attendance and sponsorship levels as well as issues fielding a competitive team, according to CTV. Sporting goods business owner Shawn Fuller stepped in to bring the Royals back into the Intercounty Baseball League for 2018. The team hadn't even finished out the 2017 season. Several players were also lured away from other IBL teams, including reigning league MVP Sean Reilly. Four pitchers from the baseball-crazy country were recruited to spend the summer in Guelph. To round out their pitching staff, the Royals looked much further afield, to the Dominican Republic. ( As reported in the news.