But What Do I Know? … Justin Morneau, Tom Henke, John McDonald

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): – I understand why the floundering Minnesota Twins would trade Justin Morneau (New Westminster, B.C.) to the Pittsburgh Pirates. What I don’t understand is why they would deal the Canadian slugger for a fourth outfielder (AlexContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Justin Morneau, Tom Henke, John McDonald”

But What Do I Know? … Chris Robinson, Brett Cecil, Trevor Gretzky

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): – He has persevered through nine minor league seasons with five different major league organizations, but Canada’s own version of Crash Davis, Chris Robinson, was called up by the San Diego Padres on Thursday. The gritty,Continue reading “But What Do I Know? … Chris Robinson, Brett Cecil, Trevor Gretzky”

But What Do I Know? … Carlos Delgado, Russell Martin, Joey Votto

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): – Now that Carlos Delgado is set to join the Toronto Blue Jays’ Level of Excellence this Sunday, it’s my hope that the next celebration of his career will take place at the Canadian Baseball HallContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Carlos Delgado, Russell Martin, Joey Votto”

But What Do I Know? … Edwin Encarnacion, Miguel Batista, Eric Thames

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): – It sure seems like Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion is accumulating a lot of RBIs this season. That’s because he is. In fact, by my calculation, if he keeps knocking in runs at hisContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Edwin Encarnacion, Miguel Batista, Eric Thames”

But What Do I Know? … Adam Lind, Mark Teahen, Sparky Anderson

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): – Struggling ex-Toronto Blue Jays ace Ricky Romero – who was dropped from the club’s 40-man roster on Saturday – could draw inspiration from Adam Lind, who, just over 12 months ago, was similarly removed fromContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Adam Lind, Mark Teahen, Sparky Anderson”

But What Do I Know? … Scott Richmond, Henderson Alvarez, Roy Halladay

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): – The Canadian Baseball Network reported on Thursday that North Vancouver native Scott Richmond is now pitching in the Texas Rangers organization. The former Jay had signed with the Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball OrganizationContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Scott Richmond, Henderson Alvarez, Roy Halladay”

But What Do I Know? … Bob Elliott, Mark DeRosa, Marc Rzepczynski

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): – Congratulations to legendary Toronto Sun columnist and Canadian Baseball Network founder Bob Elliott who has been elected to the Kingston & District Sports Hall of Fame. His induction into his hometown sports shrine comes aContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Bob Elliott, Mark DeRosa, Marc Rzepczynski”

But What Do I Know? . . . Chris Leroux, Melky Cabrera, Joey Votto

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter @kevinglewsports): – According to Sportsnet.ca, Montreal native Chris Leroux, who was Canada’s best starting pitcher in this year’s World Baseball Classic, has signed with Tokyo Yakult Swallows of Japan’s Central League. The 29-year-old right-hander had been designatedContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Chris Leroux, Melky Cabrera, Joey Votto”

But What Do I Know? … Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Robinson, John Buck

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): ·         At what point will Toronto Blue Jays fans start calling Emilio Bonifacio E4? As exciting as he has been offensively, he has been equally inept defensively at second base. ·         Three Canadians played portions ofContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Robinson, John Buck”

But What Do I Know? … Vladimir Guerrero, Matt Stairs, David Bush

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): – Former Montreal Expos great Vladimir Guerrero, who played in the Blue Jays’ minor league system for a short stretch last season, has signed with the independent Atlantic League’s Long Island Ducks, where he’ll suit upContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Vladimir Guerrero, Matt Stairs, David Bush”