But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Larry Walker, Vernon Wells, Charlie Gehringer

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: ·         My friends sometimes ask me who the nicest major league player I’ve ever met is. My answer has been New Westminster, B.C., native Justin Morneau. He was an American League MVP, a home run derby champ, a team leader, a great representative for CanadaContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Larry Walker, Vernon Wells, Charlie Gehringer”

All Ex-Montreal Expos Outfield

Continuing my series on former Montreal Expos that are still active, here’s a look at my all ex-Expos outfield. To qualify, players had to be drafted or signed by Montreal or have suited up for at least one game in the Expos organization. In the coming weeks, I’ll also present my all ex-Expos pitching andContinue reading “All Ex-Montreal Expos Outfield”

But What Do I Know? … Edwin Encarnacion, Jason Bay, Russell Martin

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  It’s amusing to me how much Jays fans dislike Edwin Encarnacion. In last night’s game, he made a throwing error in the third inning and fans seemed to blame him for the six runs that followed. No. 1, Encarnacion’s throw was one thatContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Edwin Encarnacion, Jason Bay, Russell Martin”

But What Do I Know? … Russell Martin, Adam Lind, R.J. Swindle

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  Earlier this month, I mentioned that the good thing about Juan Rivera is that he hits like Geroge Bell. The bad thing is that he also fields likes George Bell. And now, with the Jays’ decision to move him to DH, I’m almostContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Russell Martin, Adam Lind, R.J. Swindle”

But What Do I Know? … Juan Rivera, Goose Gossage, Chuck Tanner

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  Blue Jays fans: The good news about Juan Rivera, acquired in the Vernon Wells deal, is that he hits like George Bell. The bad news is that he also fields like George Bell.  In reading Larry Millson’s 1987 book, Ballpark Figures: TheContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Juan Rivera, Goose Gossage, Chuck Tanner”