On Jose Bautista's 43rd birthday, Kevin Glew does some research to find out just how many Toronto Blue Jays' records the slugger holds.
My weekly Canadian baseball news “But What Do I Know?” column discusses Jared Young, Edouard Julien and Josh Naylor.
My weekly Canadian baseball news "But What Do I Know?" column discusses Joey Votto, Jordan Romano, Matt Brash and Carlos Delgado.
Who was the Toronto Blue Jays' Opening Day catcher in 1995? If you knew it was Lance Parrish, you have a better memory than me.
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 →
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 →
September 20, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada When Willie Upshaw singled to drive in Dave Collins and Rance Mulliniks in the third inning of the Toronto Blue Jays' 7-3 win over the Seattle Mariners at Exhibition Stadium 39 years ago today, he became the first Blue Jays player to record 100 RBIs in... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -Help could be on its way for the Toronto Blue Jays bullpen from a veteran Canadian, provided that the club can clear a spot on their 40-man roster. Right-hander John Axford (Port Dover, Ont.) has allowed just one hit... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada In an era dominated by self-absorbed, steroid-supported sluggers, Carlos Delgado might be best remembered for his smile. The charismatic ex-Toronto Blue Jay even managed to smile throughout his retirement press conference in April 2011, when he finally conceded that his 38-year-old body would no longer permit him to play... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -Baseball Canada has unveiled the names of the 25 players that will comprise the national team roster at the Baseball Americas Olympic qualifier that will take place from May 31 to June 5 in Palm Beach and St. Lucie, Fla. Several... Continue Reading →