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Jays Jump – Beat Stros 7-4

Chris Colabello homers in the 1st (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

  Kissimmee, Fla. — As spring winds down to it’s last week the more confident fans  can feel as their team does well and readies for the real thing.   Tonight was one of those feel good nights for the Toronto Blue Jays as they pounded out 12 hits, three of them homers in the first two […]

Gracias Dios! Montoya Wins! (Sorry Will)

(photo Rodney Meyering  / RSEN)

    St. Petersburg, Fla. —  On lap 80,  I jokingly said to photographer Rodney Meyering, if Will Power wins I don’t even want victory lane podium photos.  He said (while laughing), “Yes, you can just run last year’s.”   At that point Power had led 61 of the 80 laps after starting number one pole […]

O’s Score Late for 4-2 Decision

Here's a neat #EddieMichelsPhoto, Munenori Kawaski's broken bat.  Is that bat made in Japan?  Mizuno perhaps?

  Dunedin, Fla. — Righty Mark Buehrle tossed five solid innings yesterday but the Blue Jays still dropped a 4-2 decision to American League East rivals the Orioles on Sunday.  Buehrle allowed just one run on seven hits while walking none and striking out four to lower his spring ERA to 2.45. Josh Donaldson hit his third […]

Green Downs White In USF Spring Game

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  courtesy of USF Athletics TAMPA, FLA. – More than 3,200 fans flocked to the USF Campus on a beautiful spring day to watch the annual USF football Spring Game Saturday afternoon at Corbett Stadium. USF’s new up-tempo offense gave senior quarterback Steven Bench (Bainbridge, Ga.) an opportunity to make a big play and the Green […]

Penske Powers the Pole

photo Rodney Meyering / RSEN

  Penske dominates qualifying taking the top four pole positions for today’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Will Power, Simon Pagnaud, Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya… check those cars for steroids! 1 Will Power 1:006931 106.767 22 Simon Pagenaud 1:00.7252 106.710 3 Helio Castroneves 1:00.8356 106.517 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 1:00.8532 106.486 14 […]

ChiSox call on Drabek

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      The Blue Jays were out of options with Kyle Drabek. The only way for them to keep the right-hander, without reserving a spot on the MLB roster, was to put him on waivers. That is what they did. The Jays were willing to take the risk of a claim being put in […]

CARMONA WINS IN A SLAM-BANGING FIGHT AGAINST LOZANO FOR THE LATINO WBO

photo by Robet Richards / RMPAPARAZZI

    Arcadia, Fla.- – A battle of unparalleled resilience in a Mexican war in Arcadia, Florida the hometown of Super Flyweight Daniel “El Alacran” Lozano (13-2, 10 KO’s) meets Mexico’s David Carmona (19-2, 8 KO’s) in-front packed venue at the Turner Agri-Civic Center presented by All Star Boxing, Inc. Boxeo Telemundo Ford Series. The […]

Braves over Splitters

Josh Donaldson singles to right for one of the Jyas nine hits (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

    Dunedin, Fla. — The split squad Jays dropped one yesterday to the Atlanta Braves 5-3.   Marco Estrada got the start for the Jays going three innings.  A decent line for giving up five hits but only yielding one run and three K’s.    The Jays had nine hits by nine different players. […]

Racing for Kids helps the Real Heroes

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    St. Petersburg, Fla. — They make their living driving 200 miles per hour so you know they are strong hearted.  Drivers on the Mazda Road to Indy have to be stoic in the face of adversity, not much can make these guys flinch.  On Thursday of this week we found a weakness the drivers […]

Pom-Pow! off Verlander?

Blue Jays center fielder Dalton Pompey deposited one of Justin Verlander's offerings over the right field fence in the second inning to give them an early 1-0 lead over the Tigers. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

  Dunedin, Fla. — Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose and sometimes… it rains. (Crash Davis – Bull Durham)  But in even rarer cases it rains and you win.  Take today for example, Blue Jays win 4-1 in a five inning, rain shortened game with the Detroit Tigers. Dalton Pompey was 2 for 2 in the short […]