June 30 2019, Vancouver- The Vancouver Canadians returned home to Nat Bailey Stadium after a tough week on the road. Upon their return, they WON their first series of the season. Coming home, the Canadians sat at a record of 3-11, and were in the midst of a six game losing skid. On the road the … Continue reading Canadians: Win! Win! Win!
Month: June 2019
Hop’s hop over the Canadians
After having a tough start to the season, the Vancouver Canadians hit the road for the first time of 2019- traveling all the way down to Oregon to take on the Hillsboro Hops of the south divison. Vancouver had never lost a series in Hillsboro prior to their most recent visit, but failed to continue … Continue reading Hop’s hop over the Canadians
Canucks: Was there hype around the draft?
Written for thecanuckway.com The first day of the draft offered an abundance of fanfare and exuberance. However, day two is much more business oriented. We saw some surprises in the first round of the 2019 NHL draft, including Moritz Seider going sixth overall to the Detroit Red Wings — before the Vancouver Canucksgot their class of draft picks, … Continue reading Canucks: Was there hype around the draft?
Canadians feeling green after tough series vs Emeralds
June 20th, Vancouver- The Vancouver Canadians continued their season opening homestand with a four game series against the 2018 Northwest League Champions, the Eugene Emeralds. After dropping two of three games to the Spokane Indians to open the season, the Canadians were looking for their first series win against the Oregonian visitors. The Nat Bailey … Continue reading Canadians feeling green after tough series vs Emeralds
C’S PLUS PODCAST EPI:1
NEW PODCAST ALERT! Are you an @vancanadians fan? @csplusbaseball and I have launched the C's Plus Podcast. We bring you up to date with the Canadians, and will continue to do so throughout the season! Take a listen! https://anchor.fm/canadian-podcast/episodes/Cs-Plus-Podcast-Episode-1-e4ckg8
Canadians left looking for bats in opening series vs Spokane
June 16 2019,Vancouver- The opening weekend of the Vancouver Canadians season did not go as planned. The Cs began their year with a dismal outing in their season opener, a 9-1 loss. However they did rebound on Saturday with a dominant defensive win, before returning to their leaky ways on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The … Continue reading Canadians left looking for bats in opening series vs Spokane
Canucks: Overvaluing prospects and assets
Sports teams and fans often overhype prospects, and they overvalue assets. This is especially prevalent on the Vancouver Canucks. One would usually go the way of trades to improve their team quickly, however as the offseason drags on, that possibility is looking tougher and tougher for the Vancouver Canucks. It’s not only Canucks fans who do … Continue reading Canucks: Overvaluing prospects and assets
Vancouver Canadians Series 1 Preview (vs Spokane)
The Vancouver Canadians open their season with a lengthy homestand, which begins Friday with an opening day ‘Nooner at the Nat. The seven game homestand brings the Spokane Indians and Eugene Emeralds north of the border for the first week of the Northwest League Season. First off is a three game set against the Indians, … Continue reading Vancouver Canadians Series 1 Preview (vs Spokane)
Vancouver Canadians Preview: Pre-Roster Release
The Vancouver Canadians first pitch is set for June 7th, and the roster is slowly but surely coming together. As is the case with minor league baseball, many rosters only have a few days to gel before having to play competitive baseball games. Nonetheless, baseball season is returning to the west coast of Canada, and … Continue reading Vancouver Canadians Preview: Pre-Roster Release
Canucks Draft Profile: Matthew Boldy
Written for TheCanuckWay.com The Vancouver Canucks need another left winger, preferably someone who can score and complete the top six. Is American Matthew Boldy that guy? There are an abundance of options the Vancouver Canucks can take with the 10th overall pick in this year’s draft. An interesting thing about the 2019 draft is the amount of American … Continue reading Canucks Draft Profile: Matthew Boldy