Canucks on the move: O'Neill, Pompey, Stairs, Vitale, Wick

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By George Farelli
Canadian Basebal Network


TRANSACTIONS and PLAYER MOVEMENTS for CANADIANS
(Nov. 1, to Dec. 31, 2017 )

 Coach Matt Stairs (Fredericton, NB)

Coach Matt Stairs (Fredericton, NB)

NOVEMBER
Matt Stairs Named by San Diego Padres as their hitting coach for 2018
Larry Balkwill Signed a contract extension with Windy City Thunderbolts IND Frontier League
Jesen Therrien Contract with Philadelphia Phillies expired, elected Free Agency and signed a Minor League deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers
Jim Adduci Contract expired, re-signs Minor League deal with Detroit Tigers, which includes an invitation to Spring Training
Carson Vitale Named by the Seattle Mariners as a minor league field coordinator

 Dalton Pompey (Mississauga, Ont.)

Dalton Pompey (Mississauga, Ont.)

Dalton Pompey Activated from 60 Day Disabled List at Triple A Buffalo Bisons by Toronto Blue Jays, placed on the 40 man roster
Kellin Deglan Contract with New York Yankees expired, elected Free Agency
Evan Grills Contract with Colorado expired, re-signs Minor League deal with Rockies
Dustin Houle Contract with Milwaukee Brewers expired, elected Free Agency
Adam Loewen Contract with Texas Rangers expired, elected Free Agency

 Rowan Wick (North Vancouver, BC)

Rowan Wick (North Vancouver, BC)

Rowan Wick St. Louis Cardinals acquired his contract from Triple A Memphis Redbirds, placed on the 40 Man Roster
Tyler O’Neill St. Louis Cardinals acquired his contract from Triple A Memphis Redbirds, placed on the 40 Man Roster

 Rob Thomson (Stratford, Ont.) new Phillies bench coach 

Rob Thomson (Stratford, Ont.) new Phillies bench coach 

DECEMBER    
Rob Thomson Named by Philadelphia Phillies as bench coach for 2018
Michael Saunders Contract expired with Toronto Blue Jays, elected Free Agency
Andrew Albers Granted his release by Seattle Mariners, signed with Orix Buffaloes in the Japanese Pacific League
Matt Hague Free Agent signs minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners
Rene Tosoni Named by Atlanta Braves as the hitting coach with Rookie Class Gulf Coast Braves in 2018

 Phillies coach Rob Ducey (Cambridge, Ont.)

Phillies coach Rob Ducey (Cambridge, Ont.)

Rob Ducey Named by the Philadelphia Philles as the organization’s base running and bunting co-ordinator in 2018
Curtis Taylor Active in 2017 with Kane County Cougars, Single A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, traded to Tampa Bay Rays
Phillippe Aumont Contract was acquired by the Detroit Tigers from Ottawa Champions IND Can Am League
Jordan Lennerton Released by Quebec Capitales IND Can Am League