Canadian ball hall to induct Staub, Melvin, Cormier and Team Canada as part of three-day celebration that starts tonight


Two former Montreal Expos, the 2011 Baseball America Executive of the Year and Canada’s gold medal-winning Senior National Team will be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame this Saturday. Rusty Staub, Doug Melvin, Rheal Cormier and the 2011 Pan Am games champion national team are set to be honoured in a ceremony that... Continue Reading →


Henke, Jenkins and Fernandez at Stratford Boston Pizza today


Source: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame ( Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductees Tom Henke and Allan Simpson will be joined by Fergie Jenkins and Tony Fernandez at Boston Pizza in Stratford, Ont., at 4:00 p.m. today. This brief meet-and-greet will kick off a series of events leading up the Ball Hall’s induction ceremony slated... Continue Reading →


Jesse Crain could become Jays’ first Toronto-born closer


On Jesse Crain’s website (, he writes that one of his favourite mottoes is “Everything happens for a reason.” Well, the fact that the Toronto native is looking to become a closer and the Toronto Blue Jays are looking for a closer should provide a very good reason for him to consider pitching in Canada... Continue Reading →


Canadian Free Agents – Matt Stairs


Matt Stairs wants to be play at least one more season. “In a perfect situation, I’d love to go back to Boston because it’s close to home and I always loved hitting in that park,” Stairs told the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo in October. “But I’d play anywhere.” The 42-year-old New Brunswick native now resides... Continue Reading →


But What Do I Know? … Rich Harden, Michael Young, Colby Rasmus


My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  Victoria, B.C., native Rich Harden was designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers on October 6, meaning we won’t see him pitch in the post-season for the Rangers. This has to be rock bottom for the 28-year-old hurler who has electric stuff but... Continue Reading →


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