Two-time World Series-winning Toronto Blue Jays coach John Sullivan died in Dansville, N.Y. on Thursday night at the age of 82.
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Canadian Jim Henderson has been named the bullpen coach of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers announced his addition to their coaching staff on Tuesday. The 39-year-old Henderson (Calgary, Alta.) takes over as bullpen coach for former Toronto Blue Jays’ first-round pick Steve Karsay, who recently stepped down to spend... Continue Reading →
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • According to Ryan Thibs, who tracks the baseball writers’ Hall of Fame ballots each year (Tracker here: http://is.gd/KSjpP7), Montreal Expos great Tim Raines has been voted for on 80.1 per cent of the 141 ballots made public. Candidates need 75 per cent support to... Continue Reading →
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Quebec baseball pioneer Jean-Pierre Roy passed away on Friday at the age of 94 in Margate, Fla. Roy had been suffering from prostate cancer, but his wife, Jeanne Duval Roy, said that he died from complications related to high blood pressure. Born in Montreal... Continue Reading →
My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories: I’m not writing this to bash Derek Jeter, but those of us who follow the Toronto Blue Jays know that John McDonald is the best fielding shortstop in the American League. If reports that the Padres will listen to offers for first... Continue Reading →