But What Do I Know? . . . Dalton Pompey, Mike Soroka, James Paxton, Willie Mays

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: ·         When the Toronto Blue Jays called up Dalton Pompey (Mississauga, Ont.) on Friday, it topped off a great week for Canadians in the majors (Keep reading below for more Canadian highlights). The switch-hitting outfielder became the eighth Canadian to appear in a major leagueContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Dalton Pompey, Mike Soroka, James Paxton, Willie Mays”

But What Do I Know? . . . Jim Adduci, Nolan Ryan, Shawn Hill

My weekly look at some Canadian baseball stories: – Call it the Cooperstowners in Canada jinx, but after I wrote about Burnaby, B.C., native Jim Adduci’s three-hit performance for the Texas Rangers in his club’s 12-0 victory on April 18, the 28-year-old Canadian was placed on the disabled list the following day. After his breakoutContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Jim Adduci, Nolan Ryan, Shawn Hill”

But What Do I Know? … Albert Pujols, Omar Vizquel, Corey Thurman

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  My favourite Tweet this week came from D.J. Short of NBC Sports on Wednesday when he wrote, “Sources: Albert Pujols submitted the winning bid for Yu Darvish.”  Lost in the Yu Darvish madness this week wasContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Albert Pujols, Omar Vizquel, Corey Thurman”

But What Do I Know? … Prince Fielder, Jeff Mathis, Pedro Martinez

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  Wouldn’t it be boring if Prince Fielder re-signed with the Brewers and Albert Pujols re-signed with the Cardinals? This is looking more and more like a possibility.  A couple of things about Fielder: he was notContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Prince Fielder, Jeff Mathis, Pedro Martinez”