Baseball is a 12-month a year job. Gone are the days when the season comes to an end and you get the luxury of having a couple months to yourself to rest up, take it easy and maybe saunter back into the gym in late January.
The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club in co-operation with Save-On-Foods and The Salvation Army spent Wednesday afternoon helping 100 local families in need with some holiday cheer in advance of the upcoming Thanksgiving Weekend.
The Blue Jays try each year to get just a little bit better through scouting, trading and signing the best free agents available. But most of those things comes with a price, and as we have seen over the past few years -- the Blue Jays, despite home growing a handful of key prospects right here in Vancouver, sometimes have to give in order to get.
Just days after the final pitch was thrown out at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, the Vancouver Canadians are already looking ahead to the upcoming 2017 season! Here's a sneak peak at our Early Bird Schedule so you can start planning your next trip out to the ballpark.
Patrick Murphy took his setback in stride and made the most of his change of scenery. After starting the season in Lansing, Murphy was sent to Vancouver where he ended up winning the Northwest League ERA title and got the nod onto the NWL Post-Season All-Star Team.
This week marks the end of the Vancouver Canadians' season. We opted to have Rob Fai, the C's longtime play-by-play man, give us his top-10 memories of the 2016 campaign with the Toronto Blue Jays' single-A affiliate.