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Vladdy Jr. goes Yard

Blue Jays prospect Emilo Guerrero hits a two run homer to left on Monday against the Phillies in an Instructional League game.  Guerrero is the nephew of former Indians and Nationals manager Manny Acta. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

On Monday vs the Phillies instructional squad Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit what is believed to be his first professional home run.  The shot was hit so high to left field at the Blue Jays Mattick Complex that it landed on the concrete walkway behind the 30-foot screen then bounced about half way over the clubhouse landing on […]

What a Sprinkler Head can Do


The Toronto Blue Jays are finally redoing field one at their Mattick Complex in Dunedin, the field where  supposedly a sprinkler head caused damage to outfielder Michael Saunders left knee.  The hole pictured is where the supposed culprit of a sprinkler head had been for about 30-plus years causing no reported injuries to anyone except Saunders.  It’s understood […]

PHOTOS: Memphis at USF

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Friday night football was in the air at Raymond James Stadium.  The Memphis Tigers and QB Paxton Lynch brought in a high power offensive attack.   The Bulls did manage to hold the Tigers to 24 points but only scored 17. Check out photos from RSEN’s Travis Failey from Friday nights’game at Raymond James.    

Taming Tigers O not Enough

Oct 2, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Memphis Tigers quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) runs with the ball in the second half against the South Florida Bulls at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

  Tampa. Fla. — For the first half of Friday nights’ game between the USF Bulls and Memphis Tigers, it looked like the Bulls had found not only an offense but a defense as well. The Bulls held the 8th best offensive team in college football to 7 points on 198 yards. But that was […]

High Flying Tigers Come Calling

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Two weeks after getting trounced by the Maryland Terrapins, the USF Bulls are ready for a new challenge. The challenge, should the Bulls choose to accept it, is to stop a team ranked 3rd nationally in scoring as well as 8th in total offense. The Memphis Tigers come in on an 11 game winning streak […]

Vladdy Jr.

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Diaz in Case


He may not have been called up from Triple-A Buffalo to Toronto this past September 1 but infielder, outfielder and any other place needed Jonathan Diaz (above photo) will be ready.  Diaz is presently working out at the team’s Mattick Complex that according to him is, “Just in case.”  

Lightning Share Iconic Night in Johnstown


 Old-time hockey heads “right back to where it started from” tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Tampa Bay Lightning in the inaugural Kraft Hockeyville USA from the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, Pa., the home arena featured in the classic hockey film Slap Shot. Pre-game coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET […]

Rowley Instructional


Toronto prospect Chris Rowley needed just seven pitches during his one inning of work on Monday against the Phillies Instructional squad.  Rowley’s seven pitches workout to be three ground outs.

Pat Borders Likes the Look in Toronto


  The former Blue Jays World Series MVP (92) Pat Borders likes what he sees in Toronto now with the fans. “I haven’t been in the stadium or the city but I assume the environment and the excitement is probably the same,” said Borders who is now a Phillies minor league manager. “We’ve had a […]