Who will be the last Montreal Expo standing?

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expos logo2.jpgGreat post over at The Daily Something this morning trying to figure out which player will be the last Montreal Expos veteran to play in the big leagues.  Bill picks Vlad Guerrero on the theory that he’s the best player left and is a DH.  Personally I’d go with someone like Jon Rauch or Javier Vazquez, but good arguments can be made for several dudes. Personally I want Matt Stairs to play until he’s 53, but that’s probably not likely.

I’m actually kind of surprised that there are still so many former Expos left.  I know 2004 wasn’t that long ago, but it’s not like the late-model Expos had oodles and oodles of talent to burn.  But they did have a ton of great players run through there just before the end only to fall victim to the Jeff Loria-induced Expos diaspora that has since fertilized the rosters of a ton of other teams.

Video: Corey Dickerson breaks scoreless tie with walk-off home run

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Neither the Pirates nor the Tigers could manage any offense during Thursday afternoon’s game at PNC Park. That is, until outfielder Corey Dickerson launched a walk-off solo home run off of Alex Wilson with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Dickerson, 28, has been solid for the Pirates for the first month of the season. He’s batting .314/.348/.500 with a pair of home runs, 13 RBI, and 13 runs scored in 92 plate appearances. The Pirates acquired him from the Rays in late February in exchange for journeyman pitcher Daniel Hudson and Single-A infielder Tristan Gray.