May 5, 2006 – Russell Martin makes MLB debut

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada It was 15 years ago today that Russell Martin made his major league debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Montreal native had been called up from triple-A Las Vegas after Dodgers catcher Dioner Navarro suffered a deep bone bruise on his right wrist from a foul ball offContinue reading “May 5, 2006 – Russell Martin makes MLB debut”

Five things you might not know about John Farrell

It was hard not to be impressed by John Farrell in yesterday’s news conference that introduced him as the Blue Jays new manager. The Jays new field boss came across as ambitious, articulate, intelligent and confident, and the former Red Sox pitching coach appears to be universally respected in baseball circles. The New Jersey nativeContinue reading “Five things you might not know about John Farrell”