The Boss wouldn’t have been happy about Yankees playoff exit

George Steinbrenner must be rolling over in his grave. His New York Yankees were not only swept in their American League Championship Series (ALCS), they were humiliated both on and – thanks to Alex Rodriguez – off the field. And after witnessing the Bronx Bombers’ 8-1 loss in the series-clincher on Thursday, the impetuous SteinbrennerContinue reading “The Boss wouldn’t have been happy about Yankees playoff exit”

But What Do I Know? … Russell Martin, Chris Carpenter, Champ Summers

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  Scott Crawford, director of operations at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ont., is excellent at pointing out the milestones of Canadian players. On Friday evening, Montreal native Russell Martin played in his 29thContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Russell Martin, Chris Carpenter, Champ Summers”

The Twins can beat the mighty Yankees

As a Canadian, I was disappointed to see that the pride of New Westminster, B.C., Justin Morneau, will be sidelined for the entire post-season as he continues to recover from a concussion. That makes Toronto, Ont., native, Jesse Crain, a Twins’ reliever, the only Canadian playing in the American League playoffs. The Canuck right-hander isContinue reading “The Twins can beat the mighty Yankees”