But What Do I Know? . . . John Scott, George Kottaras, Cole Armstrong

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Happy 64th Birthday to John Scott, the first player to walk to the plate in a major league game for the Toronto Blue Jays. The Jackson, Miss., native struck out to lead off the bottom of the first inning in the Blue Jays’ inaugural... Continue Reading →

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

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? . . . Scott Richmond, Mark Teahen, David Savage

[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 →

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 ginger... Continue Reading →

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