But What Do I Know? … Cliff Lee, Canada Dry, Rob Thomson

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  No, Victoria, B.C., native Rich Harden wasn’t there to celebrate when the Rangers upset the Rays to win their American League Division Series, but there was a Canadian flavour to the celebrations. Josh Hamilton, a recovering alcoholic, was showered with Canada Dry gingerContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Cliff Lee, Canada Dry, Rob Thomson”

Rays will prevail over Rangers

With Sportsnet shifting many of the Jays games to their new Sportsnet One channel in September (not on my service provider), I was able to tune into several Tampa Bay Rays games during their stretch run. On paper, the Rays’ lineup won’t strike fear into opposing pitchers. As a club, they hit .247 this season,Continue reading “Rays will prevail over Rangers”

But What Do I Know? … Vernon Wells, Roy Halladay, Carlos Pena

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  It’s a shame that little has been written about Vernon Wells winning the Branch Rickey Award for his humanitarian efforts. It bothers me that fans are more willing to harp on his contract that celebrate him for the lives he’s changing. Read moreContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Vernon Wells, Roy Halladay, Carlos Pena”