Written for Jays Journal The Vancouver Canadians’ season could be coming to an end. The Northwest League’s playoff format is one of two halves, and although the C’s have shown bright spots this year, their timing of wins has been such that their effect on the standings has been minimal. As much as winning is … Continue reading Canadians: Who could be moving up?
UBC: Vancouver, Japan and Baseball
Written for the Canadian Baseball Network Three bases, A bat and a glove, all put together on the sun-soaked field of Nat Bailey Stadium. On any normal summer day, one would expect to find the Vancouver Canadians in short-season MiLB Single-A action, however, this was not one of those days. The bases were still … Continue reading UBC: Vancouver, Japan and Baseball
T-Birds baseball yet to take off
The UBC Thunderbirds came into their final game of round-robin play hoping to finish on a high note Unfortunately for them, they failed to do so- finishing last after the round-robin portion of the tournament. After opening the Collegiate Baseball Classic tournament with a dominant win over the University of Tokyo, the T-Birds then fell … Continue reading T-Birds baseball yet to take off
UBC Baseball: ‘Birds fall in NCAA litmus test
August 14 2019, Vancouver- After a historic night at the Nat Bailey Stadium, complete a dominant 8-2 no-hit win, the UBC Thunderbirds returned to their true home at the Tourmaline West Stadium on their beautiful Point Grey campus. The crowd, although not near the 3300 of Tuesday night, was still rambunctious and packed the much smaller … Continue reading UBC Baseball: ‘Birds fall in NCAA litmus test
Canadians fall to AquaSox
It’s been a long road swing for the Vancouver Canadians, who had not played at Nat Bailey in over two weeks. and their return home was not all they would have wished for, dropping two games of a three-game set against the Everett AquaSox. The series loss was salt in a wound for the Canadians, … Continue reading Canadians fall to AquaSox
Blue Jays: Stroman to Mets
After much speculation and rumours flying around, the blue jays have finally dealt star pitcher Marcus Stroman. According to MLB Network’s John Morosi, the fan favourite arm is heading to the New York Mets. Stroman led the Toronto Blue Jays to some of the most successful and exciting years in franchise history, Stroman was one of a … Continue reading Blue Jays: Stroman to Mets
Canadians: First half recap
The Vancouver Canadians failed to win the first half of the northwest league season due to a severely slow start. However, heading into the second half the C’s are on a roll and look primed to push for the postseason. A season of two halves. That’s the mantra the Vancouver Canadians have had to tell … Continue reading Canadians: First half recap
Canadians: Vacuum cleaners or baseball players? C’s sweep Dust Devils
The Vancouver Canadians completed what some would call a sweep sandwich. After sweeping away the Dust-Devils, the C’s travelled to Spokane, and then returned home to sweep Tri-City once again. For Vancouver, who were already eliminated from first-half contention, the rest of the first half is mostly time to practice. However, that's not to take … Continue reading Canadians: Vacuum cleaners or baseball players? C’s sweep Dust Devils
Canadians: Winning at home. Mission POSSIBLE!
Vancouver July 16 2019- Winning? At home? What a crazy idea! After spending a week going head to head with the Everett Aquasox, the Vancouver Canadians returned home to face the Tri-City Dust Devils for the first time in 2019. Coming into the series on a small hot streak of two wins in three days, the … Continue reading Canadians: Winning at home. Mission POSSIBLE!
Canadians: Walkin’ around the bottom of the standings
July 9, Vancouver- The Vancouver Canadians returned home after a quick trip down the I5 where they played a brief three-game series vs the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. The C’s came into the first game of the Everett series feeling good about themselves, after putting up double-digit runs for the first time this season in their 16-9 win … Continue reading Canadians: Walkin’ around the bottom of the standings