The 2018 season for the Vancouver Canadians is just days away and the unofficial start is marked with the team's annual Media Day at Nat Bailey Stadium. Manager Rich Miller held court with the media that day to talk about the upcoming season. He said the late start to the draft would mean a fair bit of roster changes to begin the year.
The 2017 Vancouver Canadians got to relive the joy of winning the Northwest League championship all over again this spring. The players were presented with their championship rings late last month in Dunedin as part of a ring ceremony that also honoured the Florida State League co-champion Dunedin Blue Jays.
Roberto Osuna and the Toronto Blue Jays are off to a good start in 2018. The 2012 Vancouver Canadians righthander earned the 100th save of his major league career by preserving the Blue Jays 2-1 victory in Baltimore Tuesday night. The 23 year-old from Juan Jose Rios, Sinaloa, Mexico became the youngest closer to reach that milestone in major league history.
Baseball America finally got around to releasing the e-book version of its 2017 Prospect Handbook this week. There are plenty of Vancouver Canadians connections in the Blue Jays system as 17 former C's are rated among the team's Top 30 prospects, including eight from the 2016 team. Here's a breakdown of the list, starting with the eight … Continue reading C’s Alumni Update – 17 Former C’s Among Baseball America’s Top 30 Blue Jays 2017 Prospects
Jason Leblebijian is the Buffalo Bisons' leading slugger over the first 10 games of the season. The Buffalo Bisons are off to a good start in 2017 with seven wins over their first 10 games and a big reason why has been the play of 2012-2013 Vancouver Canadians infielder Jason Leblebijian. The 25 year-old Arlington … Continue reading C’s Alumni Update – Leblebijian Leading Bisons To Good Start
Despite the efforts of two former Vancouver Canadians pitchers, the Toronto Blue Jays could not mount a comeback in their spring finale in Dunedin.
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.
This was the only chance I had to see the Toronto Blue Jays live in 2016 and it came during the third game of their three-game set in Seattle against the Mariners. The Jays won the first two games of this key American League Wild Card showdown and were hoping for the sweep in the … Continue reading Blue Jays/Mariners 2016 Finale