Sunday, February 12, 2012
Rheal Cormier to Hall of Fame (Canadian)
Congratulations to Rheal Cormier for his induction into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. I can still remember him missing time during spring training with the Phillies due to hemorrhoids. What a pain in the ass! Anyway, Frenchy spent 6 of his 16 MLB seasons pitching in Philadelphia where he experienced the most success during his career- 28 W and 3.62 ERA in 363 G. In 2003 he posted an 8-0 record with a 1.70 ERA/0.93 WHIP in 84.2 relief innings. Very impressive. Cormier owns a .650 OPS as a hitter with the Phils too, more than Michael Martinez can claim. The lefty also pitched for Boston, St. Louis, Cincinnati, and Montreal posting a 71-64 record over 683 appearances and 1221.2 IP.