But What Do I Know? … Joey Votto, Gary Carter, Bob Forsch

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  They’re definitely not the Montreal Expos anymore. The deep-pocketed Washington Nationals have been linked to almost every big name free agent this season. The team reportedly has interest in Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder, Roy Oswalt and MarkContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Joey Votto, Gary Carter, Bob Forsch”

Votto to be awarded Tip O’Neill Award Saturday night in Cincinnati

From Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame: http://www.baseballhalloffame.ca Etobicoke, Ont., native Joey Votto will be awarded his 2010 Tip O’Neill Award in a brief pre-game ceremony prior to Saturday night’s game at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. This is the first Tip O’Neill Award for the reigning National League MVP, an honour presented annuallyContinue reading “Votto to be awarded Tip O’Neill Award Saturday night in Cincinnati”

Top Canadian Baseball Stories of 2010 – Part 1

Happy New Year! With the calendar now turned to 2011, here’s part one of my look back at the top Canadian baseball stories of 2010 (in no particular order): Votto wins NL MVP, Lou Marsh and Tip O’Neill awards After battling anxiety and depression in 2009, Etobicoke, Ont., native Joey Votto’s 2010 season was nothingContinue reading “Top Canadian Baseball Stories of 2010 – Part 1”

Votto landslide winner of 2010 Tip O’Neill Award

Source: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame – http://www.baseballhalloffame.ca St. Marys, ON – Joey Votto wore the same Team Canada uniform as Larry Walker and Justin Morneau at the 2009 World Baseball Classic, he recently joined them as the only Canadians to ever win an MVP award, and now his name will appear alongside of theirsContinue reading “Votto landslide winner of 2010 Tip O’Neill Award”

Will Votto join Tip O’Neill club?

Source: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame (www.baseballhalloffame.ca) St. Marys – Joey Votto’s National League Most Valuable Player Award gives him the edge but not a guarantee to win his first Tip O’Neill Award, presented annually by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame to the player judged to have excelled in individual achievement and team contributionContinue reading “Will Votto join Tip O’Neill club?”