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Mayberry Jr. to the Jays

John Mayberry Jr. slides into home this spring (Eddie Michels / RSEN photo)

The Blue Jays have acquired John Mayberry Jr.  from the Philles  for minor league infielder Gustavo Pierre. Mayberry has hit .213 in 63 games this season with seven doubles, six home runs and 21 RBI in 122 at bats.  Has been on the disabled list since July 21 with left wrist inflammation and has appeared in nine games with the […]

Is Roger High?

OOPPS! Josh Gordon can't catch a reduction this pre-season. (Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports)

  So I see Josh Gordon will miss the entire 2014 season because he may have been smoking the turbo performance enhancing drug known as Marijuana, yet Ray Rice a self-admitted wife beater will miss only 2 games for knocking out his wife in an elevator. Way to keep it classy Rog! I would love […]

Dunedin Jay-Stars

DUNEDIN, Fl.--The Upper Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays stacked the Florida State Leagues post season All Star squad for 2014.  Heading up the honorees is manager Omar Malave (L) who guided the squad to the FSL Northern Division Crown first half crown.  Closer Arik Sikula (second from left), RHP Taylor Cole (third from left) and outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. (R).  All three of the players were named to the FSL mid season all star game. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Morrow Rehab

Brandon Morrow (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays RHP Brandon Morrow (torn tendon shield right index finger) made his first rehab outing for Class-A Dunedin on Wednesday August 27, 2014 against Daytona.  On the 60-day DL Morrow pitched the sixth inning in relief striking out one on 14-pitches, 11 for strikes with a consistent 96-97 fastball.  Morrow faced four […]

Osuna goes Long, K’s 7

Roberto Osuna went 4 1/3 innings allowing three runs on five hits while walking none and striking out seven on 72-pitches.  His longest outing of the season with Class-A Dunedin. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

*************************In other news, we heard Brandon Morrow is throwing in relief tomorrow night……………………………….

HALLBACK GAVE CISNEROS SERIOUS TROUBLE

Hallback just continued to pursue Cisneros (photo by Travis Failey / RSEN)

Tampa, Fla. — This past Friday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, two new WBF titleholders were crowned in the two main bouts on Thunder At The Forum Round 2, presented by Panda 5 Star Promotions. In the main event, Chevelle “Fist Of Steel” Hallback (30-8-2, 13 KOs) won the the vacant […]

Saturday Show

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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.