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

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

But What Do I Know? . . . Dustin McGowan, Erik Bedard, Chuck Kress

My weekly look at some Canadian baseball stories: – Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Dustin McGowan recorded his first big league win in almost six years on Friday, but surprisingly that’s not the record for the longest span between major league wins. Interestingly enough, that record appears to belong to Blue Jays’ pitching coach Pete Walker,Continue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Dustin McGowan, Erik Bedard, Chuck Kress”

But What Do I Know? … Dustin McGowan, Scott Thorman, Ryan Dempster

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (My apologies for the wonky spacing. I can’t figure out how to adjust this): Nobody loves Dustin McGowan’s comeback story more than me, but the Blue Jays’ decision to sign him to an extension is baffling. Perhaps the memory of J.P. Ricciardi low-balling ChrisContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Dustin McGowan, Scott Thorman, Ryan Dempster”

But What Do I Know? … Dustin McGowan, Erik Bedard, Zach Stewart

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  Jays right-hander Dustin McGowan just completed his final rehab assignment in Dunedin on Friday. Coming off multiple arm surgeries, the former first rounder has consistently hit 95 mph on the radar gun this season. He will pitchContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Dustin McGowan, Erik Bedard, Zach Stewart”

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”