But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Joe Krakauskas, Jesse Chavez

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My weekly observations and opinions about some Canadian baseball stories: - Following his walk-off home run on Sunday, New Westminster, B.C., native Justin Morneau is batting .327 with nine homers in 42 games for the Colorado Rockies this season. His stellar performance has enabled him to move up on the all-time Canadian leaderboard in two... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Dustin McGowan, Erik Bedard, Chuck Kress

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[twitter-follow screen_name='coopincanada'] My weekly look at some Canadian baseball stories: - Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Dustin McGowan recorded his first big league win in almost six years on Friday, but surprisingly that's not the record for the longest span between major league wins. Interestingly enough, that record appears to belong to Blue Jays' pitching coach... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Scott Richmond, Mark Teahen, David Savage

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[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 →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Vern Benson, Andrew Albers, Dustin Molleken

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[twitter-follow screen_name='coopincanada'] My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective: - Baseball lifer Vern Benson passed away on Monday at the age of 89. The North Carolina native's 15-year playing career included stops with the Triple-A Toronto Maple Leafs in 1946 and the Class-C Winnipeg Goldeyes in 1956 and 1957.... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . John Axford, Joe Carter, Chris Maloney

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - Scott Crawford, the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's director of operations, reports that Port Dover, Ont., native John Axford has set two Canadian pitching records this post-season. The right-handed reliever has made five playoff appearances... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Joey Votto, Gary Waslewski

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - After initially sporting No. 36 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, New Westminster, B.C., native Justin Morneau has settled on No. 66. Morneau's trademark No. 33 - which he donned as a tribute to both Patrick Roy... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Adam Lind, Mark Teahen, Sparky Anderson

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - Struggling ex-Toronto Blue Jays ace Ricky Romero - who was dropped from the club's 40-man roster on Saturday - could draw inspiration from Adam Lind, who, just over 12 months ago, was similarly removed from... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Chris Leroux, Melky Cabrera, Joey Votto

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter @kevinglewsports): - According to Sportsnet.ca, Montreal native Chris Leroux, who was Canada's best starting pitcher in this year's World Baseball Classic, has signed with Tokyo Yakult Swallows of Japan's Central League. The 29-year-old right-hander had been designated... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Rusty Staub, Bill Glynn, Gary Carter

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My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - Last week on the Cooperstowners in Canada Facebook page, I listed the eight players, managers or executives that are members of both the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and the National Baseball Hall of Fame... Continue Reading →

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