I caught up with Vancouver Canadians second baseman Samad Taylor to talk about his eventful 2017 season. The 19 year-old right-handed hitter from Corona, California was in the midst of his second professional season with Cleveland before he was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays as part of the deal that sent reliever Joe Smith to Ohio.
Lightning has struck twice for the Vancouver Canadians in its 2018 schedule.
The Vancouver Canadians are the 2017 Northwest League champions as they dethroned the 2016 champion Eugene Emeralds with a 2-1 victory at Nat Bailey Stadium Tuesday night.
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.