Munro: Canada's All-Time 25-Man Roster, top 150

Munro: Canada's All-Time 25-Man Roster, top 150

In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, we asked veteran baseball historian, statistician and author Neil Munro to select the top Canadian players of all-time. The venerable North Bay, Ont., resident, who has served as a research consultant with STATS Inc. and is the former chair of SABR’s Records Committee, not only came up with what he would consider to be Canada’s all-time 25-man roster, but he also devised a second team of 25, as well as a list of 100 more noteworthy Canuck players.

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Tellez playing through mother's cancer battle

Tellez playing through mother's cancer battle

After only talking about it with a few people over the past several months, Toronto Blue Jays' top prospect Rowdy Tellez has shared the story of his mother Lori's battle with Stage 4 melanoma with Canadian Baseball Network lead writer Alexis Brudnicki. Fortunately on Monday, Tellez received news that his mother has been declared melanoma-free.

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Ryan Goins making most of extra playing time

Ryan Goins making most of extra playing time

Earlier this season Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki missed 31 games and now second baseman Devon Travis is sidelined long-term with a knee injury. All of this has meant more playing time for Ryan Goins and he has made the most of his opportunity. Less than halfway through the season, Goins already has more major league hits than he had in 2016 and he has seen a whopping 225% increase in RBI. Canadian Baseball Network writer Jessica Ng recently caught up with Goins.

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Alexis on the road: Robson earns all-star nod and promotion

Alexis on the road: Robson earns all-star nod and promotion

Before earning a promotion to the Florida State League's Lakeland Flying Tigers, Detroit Tigers prospect Jacob Robson (Windsor, Ont.) led the West Michigan Whitecaps with a .329 batting average to go with a .408 on-base percentage in 60 games. For his efforts, he was selected to play in the Midwest League All-Star Game. Canadian Baseball Network lead writer Alexis Brudnicki caught up with the young outfielder to talk about his all-star experience.

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