A game-used Albert Pujols bat is one of the items up for bids in Baseball Canada's annual national teams fundraising auction.
St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols receives a standing ovation in his first at bat of his last series at Rogers Centre on July 26. Photo: ESPN Stats/Twitter September 28, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada It seems fitting that Stubby Clapp (Windsor, Ont.) was the first to congratulate Albert Pujols after the St.... Continue Reading →
September 25, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: – The Atlanta Braves announced on Thursday that right-hander Mike Soroka (Calgary, Alta.) has inflammation in his throwing elbow and they have shut him down for rest of the season. According to David O'Brien, of The Athletic, an MRI was done... Continue Reading →
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 league... Continue Reading →
[twitter-follow screen_name='coopincanada'] 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... Continue Reading →
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 was... Continue Reading →
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 not... Continue Reading →