But What Do I Know? . . . Oscar Taveras, Dwight Smith Jr., Joe Carter

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Condolences go out to the family of St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras who was killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic last night. Reports indicate that the 22-year-old outfielder, who spent his early teen years in Montreal, was driving between Sosua... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Dave McKay, Mark Teahen, James Paxton

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: - Mississauga, Ont., native Dalton Pompey became the second Canadian to record an RBI in their first at bat with the Toronto Blue Jays. The 21-year-old outfielder’s ground out to first base plated Anthony Gose in the eighth inning in the Blue Jays’ 11-1 victory... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Luke Easter, Adam Loewen, Jim Adduci

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[twitter-follow screen_name='coopincanada'] My weekly look at some Canadian baseball stories: - It's become an annual tradition on this blog to pay tribute to “Luscious Luke” Easter on Easter. A hulking, six-foot-four, 240-pound slugger who became the 11th African-American to compete in the big leagues when he debuted with the Cleveland Indians on August 11, 1949,... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Scott Richmond, Mark Teahen, David Savage

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[twitter-follow screen_name='coopincanada'] My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective: - Two of Canada's greatest baseball players took to Twitter this morning to express their thoughts on the Canadian men's Olympic hockey team's 3-0 victory over Sweden in the gold medal game. "GO CRAZY PEOPLE! GO CRAZY! #canadagold," tweeted Larry... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Justin Morneau, Tom Henke, John McDonald

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - I understand why the floundering Minnesota Twins would trade Justin Morneau (New Westminster, B.C.) to the Pittsburgh Pirates. What I don't understand is why they would deal the Canadian slugger for a fourth outfielder (Alex... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Carlos Delgado, Russell Martin, Joey Votto

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - Now that Carlos Delgado is set to join the Toronto Blue Jays' Level of Excellence this Sunday, it's my hope that the next celebration of his career will take place at the Canadian Baseball Hall... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Adam Lind, Mark Teahen, Sparky Anderson

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - Struggling ex-Toronto Blue Jays ace Ricky Romero - who was dropped from the club's 40-man roster on Saturday - could draw inspiration from Adam Lind, who, just over 12 months ago, was similarly removed from... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Brett Lawrie, Kelly Johnson, Gil Heredia

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - With his struggles at the plate this season, Brett Lawrie definitely isn't leading the Toronto Blue Jays in OPS (On-base percentage + slugging percentage). He does, however, top the Jays in OAS (Obscenities After Swings).... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Jose Canseco, Jeff Francis, Tony Fernandez

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My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  One of the most talked-about items at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ont., is the jersey that slugger Jose Canseco wore during his spring training stint with the Montreal Expos in 2002. I... Continue Reading →

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