TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
MLB

Fomer Expos SS Cabrera offers support for baseball in Montreal

{eot}
TSN.ca Staff
4/4/2014 3:16:41 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

Former Expos shortstop Orlando Cabrera is the latest former major leaguer to come out in support of the return of Major League Baseball to Montreal.

Following a pair of exhibition games which drew over 90,000 fans and featured a reunion of the Expos' '94 team, Cabrera told the website ExposNation.com that he would welcome the opportunity to become part of the city's push to bring baseball back.

“Thank you so much for all of the support you gave me over the years,” Cabreara said. “You and the city were great to me. Don't stop pushing for a return of Major League Baseball to Montreal. Keep it up. I would love to be a part of a franchise back in the city.”

Cabrera retired in 2012 following a 15 year career, eight of which were spent with the Expos before he was traded to the eventual World Series champion Boston Red Sox in 2004.

The Expos left Montreal prior to the 2005 season, but grassroot campaigns with the backing of the likes of former player Warren Cromartie have rekindled interest in the prospect of a return, although stadium and ownership issues continue to exist.

Montreal Expos (Photo: The Canadian Press)

zoom

(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story



  • [1] Felix Hernandez, SP, Seattle Mariners
  • [2] Mike Trout, CF, L.A. Angels of Anaheim
  • [3] Andrew McCutchen, CF, Pittsburgh
  • Top 200 - updated July 29
Baseball Canada

Keep up with the latest on Canada's national programs from the governing body for amateur baseball in Canada.


Baseball Canada Website

Podcasts

TSN 1050: The Baseball Podcast: July 30 - Episode 15

Scott MacArthur & Toronto Star's Richard Griffin preview the trade deadline, Blue Jays' needs & being on Boston as Jon Lester rumours ramp up.

TSN 1050: Blue Lunch: July 9 - John McDonald

LA Angels infielder, John McDonald joined Blue Lunch to discuss his career from the time he left Toronto to the present.

TSN 1050: Late Night Game Night: Scott MacArthur - June 3rd

TSN 1050 Blue Jays Analyst Scott MacArthur joined Gareth Wheeler to recap the Blue Jays 5-3 win over the Detroit Tigers along with more Jays talk.


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television