Votto’s new contract to dwarf the value of previous highest deals signed by Canadian MLBers

With Etobicoke, Ont., native Joey Votto on the cusp of signing a reported 10-year, $225-million extension with the Cincinnati Reds, here’s a look back at the largest previous contracts signed by Canadians. A second chart is also included that reveals the Canadians that have made the most over the course of their big league careers,Continue reading “Votto’s new contract to dwarf the value of previous highest deals signed by Canadian MLBers”

But What Do I Know? … Manny Ramirez, Matt Stairs, Jimmy Key

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  Thanks to GM Alex Anthopoulos’s policy of not confirming or denying interest in specific players, the Blue Jays have been linked to almost every big name free agent this off-season. So take this with a grain ofContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Manny Ramirez, Matt Stairs, Jimmy Key”

But What Do I Know? … Brett Lawrie, Jason Bay, Jim Thome

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  Two weeks ago, I wrote in my CBC blog that given his talents,  his all-out style of play and his Canadian citizenship, Brett Lawrie has a chance to be the most popular player in Toronto Blue JaysContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Brett Lawrie, Jason Bay, Jim Thome”