Canadians Thanksgiving provides local families with holiday cheer

For a 12th consecutive year the Vancouver Canadians partnered up with the Salvation Army to provide family-sized turkeys to families in need in time for the Thanksgiving Weekend. Save-On-Foods Main Street was generous enough to provide both the turkeys and basting trays.

Canadians General Manager Allan Bailey is flanked by C's mascot Bob Brown Bear and Sally Anne, mascot for the Salvation Army on Wednesday afternoon in Vancouver. (Rob Fai)

By Rob Fai | October 4, 2018 1:11 AM ET

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Blue Jays Can Now "C" The Future

Canadians play key role in introducing new look core of Toronto Blue Jays to professional baseball

Players that were drafted, developed and make their Major League debut with the Blue Jays get the opportunity to sign a coveted sign at the end of Spring Training. It hangs within the Bobby Mattick Training Complex as a reminder to all of the Minor League prospects that they can fulfill their dreams within this storied Canadian-based franchise. (Rob Fai)

By Rob Fai | October 1, 2018 3:32 PM ET

It has taken a handful of years to restock the cupboards within the Toronto Blue Jays Minor League system after selling the farm to take a shot at a World Series. Despite the Blue Jays struggling through a tough season when it comes to wins and losses (73-89), the fact that the 'future' got the chance to see the bright lights of the Major Leagues bodes well for what lies ahead.

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Scotiabank Field lands at #8 of 160 Minor League Ballparks reviewed

Historic Scotiabank Field described as having a "childlike joy" while watching a Canadians game

By Rob Fai | September 7, 2018 3:19 PM ET

StadiumJourney.com has just come out with its reviews and rankings for all 160 Minor League Ballparks and Scotiabank Field not only made the Top 25, but the Top 10 coming in at #8. Thank you Vancouver!

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Scotiabank Field; Baron Receive Second Straight Turf Award

C's Head Groundskeeper Ross Baron receives second consecutive Field Turf Award from Northwest League

By Rob Fai | September 6, 2018 4:13 PM ET

Minor League Baseball has announced that Vancouver Canadians Head Groundskeeper Ross Baron is recipient of the Sports Turf Manager of the Year Award for the Northwest League. This is the second consecutive time the award has been given to the Vancouver Canadians, and both under Ross' leadership.

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Allan Bailey named General Manager of Vancouver Canadians

Versatile Bailey to lead Canadians into next chapter of storied baseball franchise's history

By Rob Fai | September 5, 2018 1:52 PM ET

The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club is proud to announce that Allan Bailey has become the 13th General Manager in franchise history. Bailey assumes the role previously held by JC Fraser who accepted a position within the private sector after spending the past five seasons as General Manager.

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Gm 76: Canadians wrap up season with 7-4 victory at Spokane

Brandon Polizzi plays all nine positions in fun-filled season finale vs. Indians on Monday night

By Rob Fai | September 4, 2018 1:34 AM ET

Canadians utility man Brandon Polizzi took his role to a new level on Monday playing all nine defensive positions helping Vancouver to a 7-4 victory over Spokane. The win is Vancouver's 40th of the season, and puts them one game back of Spokane as the season ends just a little too soon.

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Thank You Vancouver

Although 2018 didn't have the ending we had all hoped for there was still plenty to be proud of this season out at Scotiabank Field

By Rob Fai | September 3, 2018 6:35 PM ET

It may not have ended the way we wanted it too, but there were plenty of great moments out at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium this summer. Thank you to each and every one of our more than 239,000 fans for making this season memorable win or lose.

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Gm 75: C's stunned in Spokane; ousted from playoff chase

Vancouver drops fourth straight and end up getting eliminated from playoff race in North after 3-1 loss to Indians on Sunday

By Rob Fai | September 2, 2018 9:26 PM ET

After heading into the final week of the season with a two game lead in the North Division, Vancouver suddenly hit a tough stretch at the worst possible time dropping four straight including a pair to Spokane - the team that on Sunday eliminated the Canadians from the post-season race with a 3-1 victory, their fourth straight win.

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Gm 74: Spokane swarms C's taking over lead in North Division

Vancouver simply out of gas as Indians beat NWL Pitcher of the Year while offense overwhelmed by LHP Jake Latz on Saturday night

By Rob Fai | September 2, 2018 12:50 AM ET

The reigning NWL Pitcher of the Year was simply out-pitched as Spokane LHP Jake Latz struck out 11 Canadians helping the Indians leap over Vancouver and into top spot in the North Division with just two games remaining. Vancouver has to beat Spokane on both Sunday and Monday or the defending Champs will not get the chance to defend its title.

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Gm 73: C's fall 9-3 to Everett; off to Spokane for key series

Vancouver struggles for second straight game and now heads to Avista Stadium for three-game showdown with Indians

By Rob Fai | August 31, 2018 8:20 PM ET

Canadians RHP Randy Pondler (5-5) couldn't escape the 2nd inning while the offense struggled against a trio of Aquasox pitchers including Seattle Mariners RHP Hisashi Iwakuma as Vancouver fell 9-3 out at sun-soaked, sold out Scotiabank Field.

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