But What Do I Know? … Jason Motte, Ernie Whitt, Jose Bautista

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My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  There are no Canadians playing in this year’s World Series, but Cardinals closer Jason Motte was born in Port Huron, Mich., just across the border from Sarnia, Ont. The bearded stopper is a spitting image of Hall... Continue Reading →

Canada defeats Mexico to reach gold medal game

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Courtesy of Adam Morrissette at Baseball Canada Lagos de Moreno, Mexico-A 5-3, semi-final win over host Mexico has propelled Canada into Tuesday's gold medal contest at the Pan Am Games. Canada will take-on the Unites States and attempt to win the countries first ever gold medal in a major international baseball event at the senior... Continue Reading →

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Robson becomes first Canuck selected in MLB Draft

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By Adam Morissette, Baseball Canada OTTAWA- Tom Robson (Ladner, BC) became the first Canadian selected in the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft when the Toronto Blue Jays chose him in the 4th round, 139th overall. “I was pretty excited when I heard my name called,” said an elated Robson, who listened to the draft on-line... Continue Reading →

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Ex-Expos: Whatever happened to … Mike Gardiner

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While other kids were shoveling snow off their backyard rinks, Mike Gardiner was clearing the sidewalk in front of his house, so he could play catch with his dad. “I always played catch on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day,” recalled Gardiner, a Sarnia, Ont., native who pitched six seasons in the big leagues. “My... Continue Reading →

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