Friday, September 17, 2010

Bautista ties Bell with his 47th, Big News From Vancouver

On Wednesday night George Bell was relaxing when he got a call from Baltimore. As he picked up he found out that Jays slugger Jose Bautista hit his 47th home run of the season, tying Bell's all time Blue Jays record,which he hit in his MVP 1987 Season.Bautista hit a 1-0 fastball into left field,which was his 7th homer against the O's this season,which is the most by him against any team. All 47 of his bombs have been to left or left center field, and most of them have been on fastballs.

The Blue Jays and the Vancouver Canadians have announced that they are going to be the short season A ball team for the Jays when it comes to the start of the 2011 season.The Jays ended there contract with the Auburn Doubledays, and agreed to terms with the C's.There hasn't been a minor league baseball team in Canada since the Ottawa Lynx stop playing in 2007,but before that there have been many teams.For example ,the Medicine Hat Blue Jays, the St. Catherines Blue Jays, the London Tigers,the Edmonton Trappers, the Calgary Cannons, and the famous Montreal Royals, for which Jackie Robinson played for in 1945.Minor League Baseball in Canada is back and better then ever.

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