But What Do I Know? . . . Michael Young, Bo Schultz, Kal Segrist

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • I can’t wait to watch the defending champion Canadians take on the United States in the Pan Am Games gold medal baseball game tonight. This is a dream match-up for the Pan Am Games and their TV rights holder, CBC, in a sport thatContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Michael Young, Bo Schultz, Kal Segrist”

But What Do I Know? . . . John Axford, George Kottaras, Henderson Alvarez

My weekly look at some Canadian baseball stories: – After a rough start to the season, Port Dover, Ont., native John Axford has temporarily lost his job as the Cleveland Indians’ closer. Indians manager Terry Francona informed Axford of the move prior to Saturday’s game. The Tribe skipper says the Canadian right-hander, who has postedContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . John Axford, George Kottaras, Henderson Alvarez”

But What Do I Know? … Brandon Morrow, Jeff Francis, Mike Sirotka

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  Being named the Toronto Blue Jays’ closer is becoming a lot like being tabbed the starting goalie of the Philadelphia Flyers. No matter who assumes the role, they seem doomed to fail.  I hope Blue JaysContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Brandon Morrow, Jeff Francis, Mike Sirotka”

But What Do I Know? … Derek Jeter, Dustin McGowan, Dick Williams

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  With his homer off of Rays lefty David Price at Yankees Stadium yesterday, Derek Jeter joined the 3,000-hit club in style. For the record, 285 of his hits have been recorded against the Blue Jays (third mostContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Derek Jeter, Dustin McGowan, Dick Williams”

Could Canadian Rich Harden be the next Kerry Wood?

He seems to have almost as many stints on the disabled list as he does wins, but there’s no question that when Victoria, B.C. native Rich Harden is healthy, his stuff is electrifying. Returning from yet another injury in September, Harden was dispatched to the bullpen by the Texas Rangers, where he would make twoContinue reading “Could Canadian Rich Harden be the next Kerry Wood?”

Jesse Crain could become Jays’ first Toronto-born closer

On Jesse Crain’s website (www.jessecrain.net), he writes that one of his favourite mottoes is “Everything happens for a reason.” Well, the fact that the Toronto native is looking to become a closer and the Toronto Blue Jays are looking for a closer should provide a very good reason for him to consider pitching in CanadaContinue reading “Jesse Crain could become Jays’ first Toronto-born closer”