But What Do I Know? . . . Jeff Francis, Fergie Jenkins, Ron Taylor

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Congratulations to Jeff Francis (North Delta, B.C.) on his successful 11-year major league career. Hall of Fame writer Bob Elliott shared on the Canadian Baseball Network on Friday that Francis is retiring. A first-round pick (ninth overall) in the 2002 MLB amateur draft, the... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Ryan Dempster, John Axford

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • For Blue Jay fans lamenting the fact that Melky Cabrera has reportedly signed a three-year, $42-million contract with the Chicago White Sox, consider this, Cabrera’s 2014 WAR (an all-encompassing statistic that measures the number of wins (taking into account both offensive and defensive contributions)... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Farhan Zaidi, Devon Travis, Ron Stead

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Sudbury, Ont., native Farhan Zaidi was named the general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers last week to become the sixth Canadian to be named a big league GM. The others are George Selkirk (Huntsville, Ont., Washington Senators, 1964 to 1969), Murray Cook (Sackville,... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Jim Henderson, Jamie Romak, Eddie Erautt

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - This column is dedicated to the memory of Bob Crawford, the father of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's director of operations, Scott Crawford, who passed away last week at the age of 65. Bob... Continue Reading →

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