Russell Martin - PittsburghRussell Martin (East York, ON) became the 9th Canadian to hit 100 career homeruns when he belted a homerun on Saturday, June 8.

Homerun leaders:

Larry Walker 383

Matt Stairs 265

Jason Bay 219

Justin Morneau 206

Jeff Heath 194

Joey Votto 143

Corey Koskie 124

George Selkirk 108

Russell Martin 100


Ryan Dempster - BostonRyan Dempster (Sechelt, BC) became just the second Canadian to strikeout 2000 career hitters as he accomplished the feat on June 9 vs the LAA.

Strikeout leaders:

Fergie Jenkins 3192

Ryan Dempster 2001

Erik Bedard 1090

John Hiller 1036

Kirk McCaskill 1003


Erik Bedard (Navan, ON) became just the sixth Canadian to start 200 career games on June 8 vs the KC Royals

Games started:

Erik Bedard - HoustonFergie Jenkins 594

Ryan Dempster 335

Kirk McCaskill 242

Jeff Francis 213

Reggie Cleveland 203

Erik Bedard 200