Vancouver Canadians Opting For Hillsboro As Their Hometown To Start The Season.

In a statement on Twitter, the Vancouver Canadians (High A, Toronto Blue Jays) have announced they will start the season in Hillsboro instead of Vancouver. Due to the corona measures of the Canadian government, which closes the US-Canadian border, the only Canadian team in the Northwest League was forced to look for a home south …

Origin of Minor League Team Names, a Reprise: V

Back in 2014, I wrote a series of blog posts about the origin of minor league team names. Since then, the minor league landscape has changed a lot. Clubs moved, adopted new names. All reasons to have a new series in which the new names are added and explained. This time the letter:VUnfortunately, no new …

Blue Jays and Canadians extend PDC

The only Canadian MLb club and the only affiliated minor league club in Canada have announced to extend their player development contract through 2022. The agreement was announced by Vancouver Canadians owner Jake Kerr and Toronto Blue Jays Executive Vice President, Baseball Operations & General Manager Ross Atkins. The two teams have been affiliated since the 2011 season. …

All Canadian PDC extension

The only affiliated minor league club in Canada, the Vancouver Canadians (A Short Season, Northwest League) has signed a PDC extension with the only MLB club in Canada, the Toronto Blue Jays through the 2018 season. In the past season, the Canadians set an attendance record with 215,595 fans that passed the turnstiles of Nat …

Origin of Minor League team names: V

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

AABoth Shawn Zarraga and Hainley Statia got a call up for the Dutch national team, but now they are still playing for the Huntsville Stars (Brewers' organization) in the Southern League playoffs. Last night they took on the Chattanooga Lookouts (Dodgers affiliate). Both Shawn and Hainley went 0 for 4. Shawn let a ball pass …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

Most Minor Leagues have started their playoffs. Here is an overview of the Dutch and Netherlands Antillian players that are participating in the several playoffs.A AdvancedIn game one of the Carolina League's playoffs, the Potomac Nationals (Nationals organization) took on the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves). Potomac's Randolph Oduber hit a solo shot in the sixth inning …