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C’s Alumni Update – Ah Well! Dawel Lugo’s MLB Debut Will Have To Wait

The major league debut for 2013 Vancouver Canadians shortstop Dawel Lugo has been put on hold. The 23 year-old from Baní, Perava in the Dominican Republic was called up by the Detroit Tigers at the beginning of the week. He was summoned from Triple-A Toledo after third baseman Jeimer Candelario went on the 10-day disabled list with a wrist injury. Continue reading

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C’s Recap – Vancouver Canadians Game Day On TSN 1040 Welcomes C’s Plus Baseball To The Airwaves

Talking about baseball is what I love to do and I got the opportunity to do just that Thursday night on TSN 1040. Vancouver Canadians play-by-play broadcaster Rob Fai invited me to the TSN 1040 studio to talk about the Blue Jays, the C’s and all things baseball for Vancouver Canadians Game Day which is now into its 10th season. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Labourt & Barreto Together Again, Then Apart Again

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. Continue reading

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C’s Recap – Spokane Bears Grisly Result From Adams In Extras

It was shaping up to be the most crushing loss of the season for the Vancouver Canadians but they earned their most exhilarating victory instead as the C’s knocked off the Spokane Indians 4-3 at Nat Bailey Stadium Friday afternoon. Continue reading

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C’s Recap – Morgan & Rodriguez Ground Spokane To A Halt

Avista Stadium in Spokane, Washington. Image courtesy of @VanCanadians. A Matt Morgan RBI single in the second combined with seven shutout innings from Dalton Rodriguez helped the Vancouver Canadians begin their seven-game road trip on a winning note as they defeating the … Continue reading

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C’s Recap – Dany & The Karate Kid KO Spokane In Series Sweep

Mattingly Romanin crosses the plate with the first run of the game Sunday afternoon. The Vancouver Canadians completed a three-game sweep thanks to a perfect day at the plate from the Toronto Blue Jays third-round pick of the 2017 draft … Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Barreto, Reid-Foley & Tellez Make Baseball America’s Top 100 Prospects List

Three members of the 2014 Vancouver Canadians landed on Baseball America’s latest Top 100 prospects list. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Barreto, Lugo & Locastro Getting Closer To The Show

Franklin Barreto continues to make an impression with the Triple-A Nashville Sounds with an OPS well above .900. 2014 Vancouver Canadians shortstop Franklin Barreto is getting closer to reaching the big leagues.  It was thought that Barreto was getting called … 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 Rewind – How The Northwest Was Lost

Here’s a turn back the clock feature.  The Vancouver Canadians hosted Game 1 of the Northwest League final against the Hillsboro Hops on Saturday, September 6, 2014. For the first 2-1/3 innings, all was right in Canadians Nation when the … Continue reading

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Blue Jays 2014 R. Howard Webster Award Winners

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 … Continue reading

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