But What Do I Know? … Edwin Encarnacion, Jason Bay, Russell Martin

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  It’s amusing to me how much Jays fans dislike Edwin Encarnacion. In last night’s game, he made a throwing error in the third inning and fans seemed to blame him for the six runs that followed. No. 1, Encarnacion’s throw was one thatContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Edwin Encarnacion, Jason Bay, Russell Martin”

But What Do I Know? … Vernon Wells, Tom Henke, Larry Walker

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  It’s difficult for me to separate the person from the player. Vernon Wells is a good man. He was arguably the greatest community ambassador the Blue Jays have ever had. During his tenure in Toronto, the sure-handed outfielder proved to be much classierContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Vernon Wells, Tom Henke, Larry Walker”

But What Do I Know? … Vernon Wells, Fred Lewis, Bert Blyleven

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  This quote from Vernon Wells in Richard Griffin’s article in today’s Toronto Star reiterates why I don’t mind V-Dub being paid $126 million: “I think the most important thing about getting contracts like this is you get to go out and do soContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Vernon Wells, Fred Lewis, Bert Blyleven”

But What Do I Know? … Vernon Wells, Roy Halladay, Carlos Pena

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  It’s a shame that little has been written about Vernon Wells winning the Branch Rickey Award for his humanitarian efforts. It bothers me that fans are more willing to harp on his contract that celebrate him for the lives he’s changing. Read moreContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Vernon Wells, Roy Halladay, Carlos Pena”