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Dawson One-Hits Yanks

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Drayton Valley, Alberta native Shane Dawson tossed a one hitter for the Dunedin Blue Jays in a 2-0 win over the Tampa Yankees in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday.  The only hit Dawson allowed was a lead off single in the second.  The 21-year old got four strike outs improving his record to […]

Rain Outs are for the Birds

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The 2015 GCL Finals between the Blue Jays and Red Sox were rained out on Tuesday at the Mattick Complex.  The teams with play game two and if needed game three on Wednesday in Ft. Myers.  The Red Sox lead the best of three series 1-0.    

A Horse named Goliath

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Joe Namath, Rudy and Mike Eurizone / 1980 USA Men’s hockey team.  America has long been intrigued with the underdog. Horse racing is one of  America’s most fascinating sports.  Who looks at a horse and says, “What an ugly animal?”  How many people have you heard say, “I hate horses?” Quite the contrarian  would.  More people […]

Buck’s Bullpen Briefs 9-1-15

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It was another interesting week in major league bullpens: a couple of top closers are dealing with injuries, and their understudies are reaping the benefits of their absence. There are new ninth-inning men in Seattle and Boston, but will they be able to hang on to their new gigs? Minnesota fans (and many Fantasy owners) are holding […]

USF Bulls 2015 Preview: Defensive Line and LB’s

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              In our continuing look at the upcoming 2015 USF Football season we preview the Defensive Line and Linebackers. Two men remain as stalwarts on an ever changing Defensive coaching staff.  Raymond Woodie and Eric Mathies are 2 of 3 coaches left from Willie Taggert’s initial coaching staff.  Mathies and Woodie will be tasked […]

AUDIO: MLB Today with Tommy 8-31-15

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  Tommy G talks with Brandon Guyer, Ned Yost and Ben Zobrist after the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 win over the KC Royals

GCL Jays up 1-0

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Right hander Justin Maese kept his record spotless at 6-0 this season as the GCL Blue Jays beat the Tigers 7-1 in the winner take all one game semi final series.  Maese allowed one run on four hits while walking one and striking out 10.  The Blue Jays will now travel to Ft. Myers to […]

Road to Show goes through Lansing

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Sporting his new knee brace Blue Jays RHP Marcus Stroman threw his last bullpen session at the Mattick Complex before starting his rehab assignment with Class-A Lansing on Wednesday.      “I feel great and I am ready to pitch,” said Stroman, “I’m on my five day now so it was my normal bullpen.  I’ll have […]

A Good No Decision

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Alonzo Gonzalez went 4 2/3 innings against Lakeland Saturday night allowing four runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out six.  Gonzalez left with the blue Jays trailing the Flying Tigers 4-3 but his offensive mates posted a crooked 2 in the bottom of the 5th to give the Jays a 5-4 lead.  Former […]

ICYMI AUDIO: Dewayne Staats

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Tampa Bay Rays play by play voice Dewayne Staats is a guest on RSEN discussing the Rays and his book for charity, Position to Win… ORDER THE BOOK ON AMAZON QUANTUM LEAP FARM TAMPA BAY TIMES ARTICLE ON WRITE FIELD