There have been plenty of positive Canadian stories in Major League Baseball this week. Kevin Glew provides a summary.
The 1997 National League Cy Young Award won by Montreal Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez will be one of the new artifacts on display at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ont., when it opens for the season on May 3.
Mexico scored four runs in the sixth inning to propel them to a 10-3 win over Canada at the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday.
Right-hander Noah Skirrow (Stoney Creek, Ont.) tossed five scoreless innings and Otto Lopez (Montreal, Que.) belted a three-run home run in the ninth inning to lead Canada to a 5-0 win over Colombia at the World Baseball Classic at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz., on Tuesday.
Kevin Glew takes a look at the catchers who will play for Canada in the 2023 World Baseball Classic.
Kevin Glew's weekly Canadian baseball news column shares some highlights from Baseball Canada's 2023 National Teams Awards Banquet & Fundraiser.
October 9, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -It's Thanksgiving Sunday and I wanted to say to thank you for reading and supporting my blog. -With two outs in the top of the sixth inning of Game 7 of the 1985 American League Championship Series, Kansas City... Continue Reading →
October 2, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: – The Cleveland Guardians added catcher Bo Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) to their roster on Saturday and he made his major league debut when he replaced catcher Luke Maile in the sixth inning in the Guardians' 7-1 loss to the... Continue Reading →
Toronto Mets alum and Wright State Raiders infielder Tyler Black (Stouffville, Ont.) has a chance to go in the first round of the MLB Draft today. Photo: Wright State Athletics By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -The first round of the MLB draft starts tonight... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto (Etobicoke, Ont.) belted his 300th major league home run on Friday. It was a two-run shot in the third inning off Chicago Cubs' right-hander Jake Arrieta in the Reds' 8-6 win at the... Continue Reading →