Former Oakland A's and Chicago Cubs right-hander Rich Harden (Victoria, B.C.) has been elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.
But What Do I Know? . . . Nick Pivetta, Michael Saunders, Fergie Jenkins, Ryan Dempster
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: · Thursday wasn’t a good day for Philadelphia Phillies players born in Victoria, B.C. After allowing one earned run in 4-2/3 innings in his start that day, Nick Pivetta was sent down to the triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs following the game. In four big league... Continue Reading →
But What Do I Know? . . . Jose Bautista, Ed Sprague, John Gibbons
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • As excited as I was when Jose Bautista hit his three-run, bat flip home run in the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series, I was almost equally disappointed to watch Bautista’s performance in the media scrum after yesterday’s loss... Continue Reading →
Could Canadian Rich Harden be the next Kerry Wood?
He seems to have almost as many stints on the disabled list as he does wins, but there’s no question that when Victoria, B.C. native Rich Harden is healthy, his stuff is electrifying. Returning from yet another injury in September, Harden was dispatched to the bullpen by the Texas Rangers, where he would make two... Continue Reading →