By Nicole Thompson and Peter Cameron, The Canadian Press
Chunks of ice crashing down from the CN Tower following a weekend of freezing rain forced the closure of the Toronto landmark and damaged the roof of a nearby baseball stadium, prompting the Toronto Blue Jays to cancel Monday night’s game against the Kansas City Royals.
Police had blocked off the area directly under the CN Tower and the Rogers Centre due to the “relatively large” blocks of ice tumbling down onto the streets and sidewalks below.
Moore played for two affiliates in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ organization last year, hitting a combined .277 in 113 games for the Low-A South Atlantic League’s West Virginia Power and the High-A Florida State League’s Bradenton Marauders.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes inked a pair of catchers on Friday, welcoming Kevin Garcia and Gavin Stupienski into the Fish fold.
Garcia played in 62 games last year between two levels of the Minnesota Twins’ organization. The El Centro, California native hit a combined .248 with 24 runs scored and 17 RBI, while walking (20) nearly as many times as he struck out (24).