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 of Vancouver Canadians players—past and present—took to Twitter to voice their opinions on what was … Continue reading C’s Recap – World Series Edition
The Toronto Blue Jays severed ties with their longest-tenured position player by dealing first baseman/designated hitter Adam Lind to Milwaukee for right-hander Marco Estrada. That ended a nine-year run with the Jays in which the man from Muncie, Indiana batted .273/.327/.466 with 196 doubles, 12 triples, 146 home runs and 519 runs batted in. Lind … Continue reading Farewell #26!
Blue Jays Connections To The 2014 World Series
It's been six long days since we've had baseball to watch after San Francisco took care of St. Louis in five games in the NLCS. Kansas City had an extra day off after completing a sweep of Baltimore in the ALCS. I was hoping for a rematch of the 1985 Fall Classic when the Royals … Continue reading Blue Jays Connections To The 2014 World Series
The 1985 ALCS Revisited
The Kansas City Royals have made it to the World Series for the first time since 1985. That year, the Royals battled back from a 3-1 series deficit against the Toronto Blue Jays to reach the Fall Classic. What really made that painful was Major League Baseball deciding to extend the League Championship Series from … Continue reading The 1985 ALCS Revisited