Category Archives: Baseball

Anything relating to baseball, umpiring or the lovely politics of minor baseball – both in Ontario and now in Alberta.

A busy weekend…

Friday was a good day and the last day of my vacation.  I started out with a coffee with an old friend from grade 7/8, we chatted and caught up.  It was a good visit for sure and we are … Continue reading

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A long day…

Friday was a half day at work.  We get out early on the Fridays before a long weekend when the holiday is a Monday, so the Thanksgiving holiday is the last one of the year.  I will take it, thanks.  … Continue reading

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Some great playoffs…

I was out yesterday afternoon, I had to pick up some pet-friendly salt for the sidewalk and driveway, looks like ice might be a small issue.  Anyway, as I pulled up, I thought that I would check to see if … Continue reading

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Bad Pitching, Bad Managing…

The Astros played in Florida yesterday against the Rays, the number 3 pitcher was on the mound and he’s a damn good pitcher.  Combined, the top three starters for the Astros are three of the top pitchers in the league.  … Continue reading

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Baseball – coaching perhaps?

So I may be getting back into coaching baseball here in Crowsnest Pass.  I was at a meeting a few weeks back for Air Cadets and the talk briefly turned to baseball and I asked if there was a baseball … Continue reading

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It’s baseball playoff time…

Friday was a day heavy in baseball.  Both the NLDS and the ALDS were going on so there were four games in total, back to back to back to back.  I was most interested in the Houston – Tampa series … Continue reading

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The weekend already…

It’s almost another weekend, this week zoomed on by. One reason would likely be my trip to Calgary, which made the beginning of the week go quickly.  It has also been very busy at work so that helps for sure. … Continue reading

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Getting up early, going to bed early…

I am in a cycle of getting up really early and then, because I am so tired at night, I can’t stay up past 9pm or so and some days, it’s a real struggle to stay up that late.  Typically, … Continue reading

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Weak attempt, Mother Nature…

Nice try, Mother Nature, but your September snowstorm, was, for the most part, a miss. Sure, there was some snow on the ground and in some parts, there was a foot of it, but the roads and sidewalks were still … Continue reading

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Has winter arrived already?

I spent some time yesterday playing with the soundbar.  I set the TV audio settings to what was needed, still, no sound.  No connection to my phone via network nor BlueTooth.  The soundbar would also not connect via WiFi.  So, … Continue reading

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