C’s Recap – 2018 Vancouver Canadians Media Day At The Nat

The Vancouver Canadians held its Media Day at Nat Bailey Stadium this week. It involved manager Dallas McPherson holding a press conference with the local media and the players getting their photos taken for used for the video scoreboard, game program and team website. Here’s a glimpse of what took place behind the scenes inside the stadium. Take a click around to enlarge any of the captioned photos.

 

The players then went outside to take in the views of Nat Bailey Stadium.

The players then returned inside for more video work.

C-Notes

C's NotesThe C’s begin a five-game series tonight at P.K. Park in Eugene to take on the Emeralds. All games can be heard on CanadiansBaseball.com with Rob Fai with tonight’s game and Tuesday’s series finale on TSN 1040 beginning at 6:00 pm with the pre-game show.

All the games can also be seen on MiLB.TV. Randy Pondler is expected to get the Opening Day start and Dalton Rodriguez will get the ball on Saturday. All games start at 7:05 pm except for Sunday which begins at 5:05 pm.

The Canadians will have more 2018 draft picks on the way to Eugene according to Rob Fai. The list so far…

  • 4th-round pitcher Sean Wymer
  • 5th round catcher Christopher Bec
  • 7th round second baseman Nick Podkul
  • 8th round pitcher Joey Murray
  • 12th round pitcher Nick Allgeyer
  • 19th round shortstop Vinny Capra
  • 25th round pitcher Will McAffer of North Vancouver, BC
  • 30th round pitcher Cobi Johnson – son of former Blue Jays pitcher and current bullpen coach Dane Johnson

McAffer will join fellow Canadian Canadians Owen Spiwak (Mississauga, Ontario) and Tanner Kirwer (Sherwood Park, Alberta) on the roster.

C-Tweets

cs-tweetThis round of C-Tweets shares the spotlight on the Lansing Lugnuts as they clinched a first-half playoff berth in the East Division of the Midwest League.

There’s also a look at the Buffalo Bisons/Buffalo Wings new uniforms along with video interviews and observations of interest from or about C’s alumni and officials.

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About Niall O'Donohoe

My name is Niall O’Donohoe and I am an avid follower of baseball, specifically Canada’s Teams – the Toronto Blue Jays and their affiliate, the Vancouver Canadians. My blog beginnings began in 2007 with Batter’s Box, where I’m still allowed to write stories, summaries and photos about the Blue Jays minor league system under the alias #2JBrumfield. The blog formerly known as Niall On Baseball, C’s Plus Baseball follows the C’s from behind the lens at Nat Bailey Stadium. The reason for the name change was to reflect the main purpose of this blog, which is to deliver plus coverage of the C’s through photos and observations of the players striving to make it to the major leagues, be it with Toronto or one of the other 29 MLB teams. From time to time, I do make it to other baseball games outside of The Nat and will post about them here as well. If you like what you see here, please spread the word about CsPlusBaseball.ca by tweeting about this website or using your favourite social media platform about this website that pledges to deliver awesome content about Canada’s only affiliated professional minor league baseball club. Thanks for visiting!
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