But What Do I Know? . . . Terry Francona, Brad Mills, Joey Votto, George Selkirk

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: ·         Thanks to the baseball card above, every time I watch the Cleveland Indians play I feel like Bryn Smith is also somewhere in the team’s dugout. This is a 1982 Topps Future Stars card that features then Montreal Expos prospects Terry Francona (now IndiansContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Terry Francona, Brad Mills, Joey Votto, George Selkirk”

Vladimir Guerrero set to become the 56th player to suit up for Expos and Blue Jays

With Adam Lind demoted and Ben Francisco serving as their primary DH, the Toronto Blue Jays may fast-track future Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero into their lineup. Signed to a minor league contract on May 10, Guerrero, who had been hitting in the Dominican Republic before joining the Jays, reportedly belted a 495-foot home runContinue reading “Vladimir Guerrero set to become the 56th player to suit up for Expos and Blue Jays”

But What Do I Know? … Dustin McGowan, Scott Thorman, Ryan Dempster

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (My apologies for the wonky spacing. I can’t figure out how to adjust this): Nobody loves Dustin McGowan’s comeback story more than me, but the Blue Jays’ decision to sign him to an extension is baffling. Perhaps the memory of J.P. Ricciardi low-balling ChrisContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Dustin McGowan, Scott Thorman, Ryan Dempster”