A couple of 2014 Vancouver Canadians were back together again briefly. 2013-2014 C's left-hander Jairo Labourt and shortstop Franklin Barreto were reunited when the Oakland Athletics claimed Labourt earlier this spring but Labourt returned to the Detroit Tigers on a minor league deal.
Chavez Young celebrated twice with his teammates Saturday night by scoring twice, including first Northwest League home run. The Vancouver Canadians have taken a big step towards winning their third series of the season against the defending Northwest League champions. They overcame some early adversity as they held off the Eugene Emeralds 7-5 in Game 1 … Continue reading C’s Recap – Young Makes Emeralds Restless In NWL Finals Opener
The Detroit Tigers are expecting big things from former Vancouver Canadians pitcher Daniel Norris in 2017.
The west coast jet lag and not going to my hotel right away after the ball game nearly cost me missing the series finale against Seattle. It was a rare 4:07 pm weekday contest and I wound up sleeping in until 2:30 pm. After hurriedly getting cleaned up, I grabbed my camera gear and summoned … Continue reading Toronto Trip 2014 — Part Two
As is the tradition during the final Saturday home game of the regular season, the Blue Jays honoured the top players from each of their eight minor league affiliates for the 2014 season. Before handing out the hardware, the Jays paid tribute to the late Jorge Rivera, an amateur scout who helped sign arguably the … Continue reading Blue Jays 2014 R. Howard Webster Award Winners