Cormier’s Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech would’ve made father proud

Rheal Cormier almost made it through his Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech without tears. But when it came time to talk about his father, Ronald, who passed away last September, the Cap-Pele, N.B., native couldn’t contain his emotions. At a pre-ceremony press conference on Saturday, Cormier recounted how his father, a truck driverContinue reading “Cormier’s Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech would’ve made father proud”

Pedro Martinez: Expos cap on plaque?

When he came to Montreal in 1994, he was a scrawny, wild-throwing right-hander thought to be too fragile to be a starting pitcher. Four seasons later, he left the city as a Cy Young Award winner and the best starting hurler in baseball. And while it’s true that Pedro Martinez wasn’t widely recognized as aContinue reading “Pedro Martinez: Expos cap on plaque?”