Monthly Archives: March 2017

C’s Alumni Update – Daniel Norris No Stranger To Adversity

The Detroit Tigers are expecting big things from former Vancouver Canadians pitcher Daniel Norris in 2017. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Case and Encina Pitch Final Spring Innings for Blue Jays in 2017

Despite the efforts of two former Vancouver Canadians pitchers, the Toronto Blue Jays could not mount a comeback in their spring finale in Dunedin. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Cardenas & Williams Make 2017 Spring Debuts with Blue Jays

With Spring Training drawing to a close in Dunedin, two more players with Vancouver Canadians ties saw their first game action with the Toronto Blue Jays over the weekend. Continue reading

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C’s Rewind – Marcus Stroman’s 1st Win July 22/2012

Toronto Blue Jays righthander Marcus Stroman is the talk of the baseball world after no-hitting Puerto Rico for six innings in the USA’s 8-0 victory in the World Baseball Classic championship game at Dodger Stadium. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – The Two Tuckers

The Vancouver Canadians had a battery of Tuckers during the 2012 campaign. When the two played catch together in the same game, good things tended to happen as they played a role in helping the C’s repeat as back-to-back Northwest League champions. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – 32* former Vancouver Canadians have played for Blue Jays this spring

With two weeks left to go until Opening Day, quite a few former Vancouver Canadians are continuing to make their presence felt in Dunedin with the Toronto Blue Jays. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Chuck Ghysels

Our inaugural edition of C’s Where Are They Now on C’s Plus Baseball takes a look at the man who may have the best Twitter handle in baseball – @CloserMentality Chuck Ghysels – the closer of the 2013 Vancouver Canadians. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Dwight Smith Jr.

Dwight Smith Jr. is about to begin his sixth season in the Toronto Blue Jays farm system. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Christian Lopes

Richard Urena, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Bo Bichette are receiving top billing as the Toronto Blue Jays best middle infield prospects these days but Christian Lopes could enter the picture sooner than you think. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Art Charles

It’s my firm belief the Vancouver Canadians would never have repeated as Northwest League Champions in 2012 without Art Charles. Continue reading

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C’s Rewind – Labourt and Company Almost Get A No-Hitter

One thing I have never seen in person is a no-hitter or a perfect game, either in the majors or the minors. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – McBroom Brushes Away Yankees

Victories have been few and far between for the Toronto Blue Jays so far in Grapefruit League action. They have just two wins so far against seven losses but former Vancouver Canadians first baseman Ryan McBroom provided one of them with a walk-off home run to help the Jays beat the New York Yankees 3-2 in Dunedin this past Friday. Continue reading

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