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Carter – Clemens: Stories from Blue Jay Lore

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  DUNEDIN, FLA.–For the first time in over 30-years according to team officials field one at the Toronto Blue Jays minor league complex is getting a new infield.  The complex built around 1980 originally had just three full fields running west to east which saw fields two and three replaced by four full field in […]

Rays Trade Wil Myers in 3-Team Blockbuster

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  When word broke of the Rays and Padres working on a “blockbuster” deal. Sources: #Padres, #Rays discussing significant trade. Talks involve a number of players. Wil Myers would be main piece going to SD. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 16, 2014 Many wondered why the Rays would be giving up such a young star; […]

More Drama for Nationals and Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper hits a solo home run against the  Giants during the seventh inning of game four of the 2014 NLDS  at AT&T Park. (USA Today Sports / Kelley L. Cox)

On Monday, the Washington Nationals and All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper agreed on a two-year deal, avoiding a grievance hearing. The two sides were at odds regarding when the Scott Boras led client was to become arbitration eligible. A grievance hearing was scheduled to take place on Tuesday had they not come to terms on the […]

AUDIO: View from the Dugout-Winners and Losers

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The Winter Meetings are over. Who are the winners and losers? Kris Dunn breaks it down for you in his View From The Dugout…

Audio: Dugout View with Kris Dunn 12-10-14

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December 10, 2014    Jon Lester no longer a Redsox, breaking news on Jimmy Rollins and the Phillies, What the heck are the Yankees doing?  and more news from San Diego…  

LIMITED EDITION BABE RUTH PRINTS WILL MAKE A GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT!

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 courtesy of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame On September 5, 1914, a 19-year-old Boston Red Sox pitching prospect stepped up to the plate in the sixth inning and belted a three-run home run off of Toronto Maple Leafs hurler Ellis Johnson at Hanlan’s Point Stadium on Toronto Island. Few thought much of the blast […]

 BLUE JAYS TO FACE CANADIAN JUNIORS IN DUNEDIN

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PLUS THE BLUE JAYS FULL SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE

Justin Morneau wins Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Tip O’Neill Award

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courtesy of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame St. Marys, Ont. – For the third time in his major league career, New Westminster, B.C., native Justin Morneau will be honoured with the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Tip O’Neill Award. The St. Marys, Ont.-based shrine presents this honour annually to the Canadian player judged to […]

LISTEN: Dugout View 12.8.14

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The MLB Winter Meetings are in full swing and deals are already being made. Listen to my Dugout View for updates on the Jon Lester sweepstakes. Plus I reveal a name that is unnecessarily being discussed in trade talks.  

Big Brothers and Big Sisters get Iced Benefit

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OLDSMAR, FLA.–The referee drops the bisket, aka puck to start the second period Saturday morning between the Gerihaluks in Red and the squad in white from Merrill Lynch.  The match at the Tampa Bay Skating Academy is benefiting the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and ran through Sunday with the championships taking place Sunday afternoon. […]