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Join us Saturday August 23rd 10am on the Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times will be talking Buccaneers Football The ROCKET REPORT Thunder in the Forum 2 and more!!!! http://www.rocketsports-ent.com/ontheradio/  

Osuna Outing is Best

ROBERT OSUNA (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays prospect Roberto Osuna had his best outing since returning from “Tommy John Surgery” which he had last July 23, 2013.      Pitching for the Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays Osuna went four shutout innings allowing three hits while striking out five and hitting a batter.  He threw 66-pitches, 40 for strikes.      Against one Lakeland […]

Little Leiter

Mark Leiter (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Clearwater Threshers RHP Mark Leiter, son of former major league hurler, also named Mark, and nephew of another former major league and Blue Jays hurler Al Leiter took the mound last night against the Dunedin Blue Jays.  Of those in attendance that know both the father and uncle they collectively stated the younger pitcher looked […]

TJ Surgery for Wagner

Neil Wagner (Eddie Michels photo)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Pitching for the GCL Blue Jays RHP Neil Wagner (elbow) cut his first rehab assignment short after just one pitch to the second batter he faced.  Wagner allowed a solo homer to the GCL Astros hitter in the top of the sixth.   Wagner is having Tommy John surgery on August 19th performed  Dr. James Andrews.

Don’t Blame Stewie

Tony Stewart (photo Chuck Green / Cg Photography)

I’m no racing fan, in fact I can honestly say that I’ve never watched an entire race or more than 10 minutes of race, but I am a fan of common sense and what Kevin Ward did the other night to Tony Stewart was wrong. Yes you read it right; I put 100% of the […]

Lawrie back with Toronto

The Toronto Blue Jays have returned infielder Brett Lawrie from his medical rehabilitation assignment in Dunedin of the Florida State League (A) and have activated him from the 15-day disabled list.  Lawire will fill the roster spot of Steve Tolleson who has been placed on the paternity list. Lawrie  appeared in three games with Dunedin batting .400 (4-10) while rehabbing from […]

Lawrie, Gillespie and Osuna First Rehab starts in Dunedin

(EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays 2B/3B Brett Lawrie (broken right index finger) played in his first rehab start for Class-A Dunedin on Friday August 1, 2014.  Lawrie went 1-3 with a walk and two strike outs while scoring two runs.  He played errorless ball at second.  As to how long he will be in Dunedin Lawrie said […]

Osuna’s First Start in Dunedin

Who’s Whip? A. Lawire B. Ecarnacion C. Lawrie

Who's whip is this?     A. Lawrie  B. Encarnacion C. Lind  ( shhhh It's B ) (Eddie Michels/Photo)

Lawrie Rehab Update

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays infielder Brett Lawrie (fractured right index finger) took ground balls at second and made the throws to first for the first time on Tuesday July 29, 2014.  On the 15-day DL since June 23, 2014 Lawrie also took batting practice outside for the first time at the team’s Mattick Complex.  “It […]