With the Blue Jays looking to add starting pitching this offseason, the hot stove has been churning out a number of names. Bronson Arroyo, Ricky Nolasco, Matt Garza have been linked to the Blue Jays in recent weeks, but the name getting the most attention currently is the Chicago Cubs’ Jeff Samardzija.
Although the qualifying round for the 2013 World Baseball Classic is still a year away, I can’t help but speculate as to what the composition of Team Canada’s roster will be.
Maddeningly inconsistent Canadian pitching prospect Phillippe Aumont finally turned in an impressive string of appearances (35 strikeouts in 21.2 Triple-A innings) to close out the 2011 season. Will he be part of the 2012 Philadelphia Phillies’ bullpen?
Josh Towers’ lifeless pitching corpse washed up on the shores of the Atlantic League this summer. Towers was seeking one last chance at glory. Would he get a taste of the glory? Just a taste?