The Toronto Blue Jays have a pair of intriguing first round picks at the upcoming MLB First-Year Player Draft at #22 and #28. Canadians broadcaster Rob Fai looks ahead to see what the Jays might be looking for when the time comes to make these important selections.
From Marcus Stroman and Roberto Osuna (pictured above) to Nelson Cruz and Dalton Pompey, there is plenty of Vancouver Canadians alumni looking to bring their country a World Championship over the next few weeks.
We all know of the former Vancouver Canadians who have gone on to play in the Major Leagues. Did you know since 2000, there have been more than 60?! But, as we dig even further, we realize that number soars if you include those from the other seven teams in the Northwest League who stop by to play games here at Scotiabank Field.
The trio of Rich Miller, Jim Czajkowski and Dave Pano led Vancouver to its first ever Northwest League Championship in 2011. This coming season they hope to re-capture the magic all over again.
After a successful 2016 season particularly off the field, the Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club chose to promote from within on Monday, offering new titles to a handful of staffers.