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Six teens arrested after explosion near Blue Jays Complex

Racquetball Courts (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

  Our Eddie Michels is on the spot as always with photos of the spot where six teens were arrested for almost blowing up the racquetball courts the Louis A. Vanech Recreation Complex at 3051 Garrison Road in Dunedin. BAY NEWS 9 STORY  

Sanchez First Rehab Start

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CLEARWATER, FLA. — Above, Toronto Blue Jays RHP Aaron Sanchez (lat) warms up for his first rehab start for the GCL Blue Jays against the Phillies at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater.      Sanchez went two innings throwing 32-pitches with a 94 MPH fastball.  He allowed two runs on three hits while walking one and striking out […]

Dunedin takes last two Brevard County, Tellez and Alford Star

Rowdy Tellez, the reigning player of the week in the Florida State League kept up his hitting prowess with a two run homer in the first inning for Class-A Dunedin on Friday. (EDDIE  MICHELS PHOTO)

On Thursday, Anthony Alford was 1 for 3 with 3 RBI, and the one hit was a bases clearing triple in the bottom of the fourth.  The Jays beat Brevard County 6-1. On Friday, Rowdy Tellez was 2 for 5 with two homers and 4 RBI as the Jays beat Brevard County on Friday 12-4. Brevard […]

Langford Coaching the #1’s

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Blue Jays minor league pitching coordinator Rick Langford (R) talks to number one draft picks Jeff Hoffman (L) and Aaron Sanchez (Center) before the two pitch in the bullpen on Saturday at the Mattick Complex.

SANCHEZ GOES LIVE

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Toronto Blue Jays RHP Aaron Sanchez (lat) threw two simulated innings totaling 35-pitches on Saturday.  Sanchez threw a 20 then 15 pitch innings against Blue Jays GCL hitters.      “I’ll start a rehab sometime next week but I am not sure where,” said Sanchez afterwards.

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Hoffman goes to 2-2

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Dunedin, Fla. — 2014 first round pick Jeff Hoffman improved his pro record to 2-2 on Thursday.  The 9th overall pick in last years draft went 5 2/3 innings allowing one run on two hits while walking two and striking out three lowering his era to 3.45.  

Castro Third Rehab Shutout

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RHP Miguel Castro (right little finger) pitched his third shutout rehab appearance for Class-A Dunedin on Thursday.  Over two innings Castro struck out four hitters, one in particular on four pitches.  The poor Brevard County Manatee got a called 100 MPH fastball, a swing and miss on a 87 MPH change up for strike two […]

Rays are going to need Moore

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore (55) throws a pitch during the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Tropicana Field. (USA TODAY Sports / Kim Klement)

  For the first time in over a year in the MLB spotlight,   Tampa Bay Rays lefty Matt Moore took the hill.  It was  a getaway  day matinée today at Tropicana Field. After getting ahead of Cleveland leadoff hitter Jason Kipnis 0 and 2,  Kipnis drove the third pitch hard. The cowhide looked as if […]

820AM BULLS FLAGSHIP

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TAMPA, FLA. – The University of South Florida and WWBA 820 AM have reached an agreement for the Bay Area signal to serve as the flagship station for the USF/IMG Radio Network, USF Director of Athletics Mark Harlan announced today.   The News Talk Florida station has a 50,000-watt signal with coverage of the Tampa, St. […]