Tag Archives: Kevin Pillar

C’s Alumni Update – Biggio’s Big Knocks Boost Fisher Cats To Eastern League Final

The bat of Cavan Biggio is a big reason why the New Hampshire Fisher Cats are off to the Eastern League final. The 2016 Vancouver Canadians second baseman drove in three runs as New Hampshire completed a three-game sweep of the Trenton Thunder with a 5-1 triumph at Arm & Hammer Park. Continue reading

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C’s Recap – Winckowski Whitewash Helps Canadians Take Series From Spokane

It was a playoff atmosphere at Nat Bailey Stadium and the Vancouver Canadians took an important step to getting back to the postseason in 2018 by upending the Spokane Indians 4-0 at Nat Bailey Stadium Sunday afternoon. Continue reading

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C’s Rewind – 2017 Vancouver Canadians Media Day with Manager Rich Miller

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.  Continue reading

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C’s Recap – C’s Tweets April 20-30, 2018

Here is a collection of C’s Tweets for the latter half of April about the Vancouver Canadians baseball club made by former players, broadcasters, media personalties and bloggers. Among the tweets were reactions to the van attack in Toronto, video … Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Osuna Reaches 100 Save Milestone

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. Continue reading

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C’s Chat – Brandon Polizzi

Brandon Polizzi takes a practice swing before an at-bat at Nat Bailey Stadium August 20. Here is one from the archives. I had a chance to chat with Vancouver Canadians outfielder Brandon Polizzi prior to their game against the Salem-Keizer … Continue reading

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C’s Recap – World Series Edition

The Houston Astros ended the season like the Vancouver Canadians did—as champions! The Astros won their first-ever World Series title by outlasting the Los Angeles Dodgers in seven games. Even though Game 7 was not exactly a thriller, a number … Continue reading

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C’s Recap – Young Makes Emeralds Restless In NWL Finals Opener

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 … Continue reading

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C’s Recap – C’s Blanked By Dust Devils

The Vancouver Canadians began an eight-game homestand on a losing note as they lost 3-0 to the Tri-City Dust Devils at Nat Bailey Stadium Tuesday night. Continue reading

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C’s Recap – Weatherly Storms Through Spokane To Give Vancouver Series Sweep

The Vancouver Canadians scraped together just enough offence to support the pitching as they completed a two-game sweep of the Spokane Indians with a 3-2 victory at Avista Stadium Wednesday night. Continue reading

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C’s Alumni Update – Dwight Smith Jr. Goes Home For The Show

Dwight Smith Jr. made his major league debut in his hometown of Atlanta Thursday. It wasn’t your ordinary call up to the big leagues for Dwight Smith Jr. The 2012 Vancouver Canadians outfielder was summoned to join the Toronto Blue … Continue reading

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C’s Recap – Vancouver Canadians Announce 2017 Promotional Schedule

The Vancouver Canadians have released their promotional schedule for the 2017 Northwest League season. Continue reading

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