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Back to School

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Sounds like Blue Jays RHP Marcus Stroman will spend some of his rehab time going back to school. In photo below,  Stroman took a ride on Friday without his brace and crutches at the team’s Mattick Complex.  Stroman, who tore up his left knee during spring training, said he is anxious to get back (Duke […]

Pettibone Tosses Perfect Inning

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  DUNEDIN, Fla.—Philadelphia Phillies right hander Jonthan Pettibone (right shoulder) faced opposition players for the first time since shoulder surgery last June. The 24-year old third round pick in the June 2008 Draft threw a perfect inning getting two fly outs and a ground out on 11-pitches, nine strikes with a fastball that topped out […]

Flash the Leather!

Baseball Glove

  Kris Dunn’s DugoutView makes us think about the great play in the field early in 2015…  

Saunders Shuffling to Buffalo?

Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders goes from first to third on Wednesday at the team's Mattick Complex.  Saunders who said he didn't tweak his right hamstring on Sunday he felt tightness, said after his drills on Wednesday, "I feel good."  As to when or where he will be back on a rehab assignment all that Saunders would say was, "Soon."  (EDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

 

Prospects on the Move

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  The Blue Jays first round pick, ninth overall in last June’s Draft John Hoffman made his pro debut on Tuesday facing a Pirates squad in an extended spring game at the Mattick Complex.  Hoffman, who had Tommy John Surgery last May 14th before being drafted by the Jays, said afterwards, “It feels good,”  Hoffman […]

Dodenhoff and Rocket Sports & Entertainment

In Bakersfield, California the Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network USAC Midget car driven by Sean Dodenhoff. (photo courtesy of Sean Dodenhoff / East Hills Racing)

  Bakersfield, CA. — Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network once again is excited to be part of the Sean Dodenhoff  / East Hills Racing team for 2015.  Dodenhoff will be racing in the USAC Midget Series racing  out west and in the national circuit in Indiana and Illinois. Rick Sassone of Rocket Sports & Entertainment was all smiles […]

New Faces, New Places

Bobby Hurley speaks at a press conference after the game in the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Nationwide Arena. West Virginia won 68-62. (photo USA TODAY Sports / Joe Maiorana)

The end of the college basketball season has brought with it a change of scenery for several college coaches and one former NBA coach.  Now is the time to look at some of these new hires as well as one coach who decided not to change addresses. Gregg Marshall, Wichita State: Probably the best recruiting […]

Jays Edge Threshers as Saunders & Brown Rehab

Dominic Brown (right achilles strain) homered on the first pitch he saw in the third inning for the first hit during his rehab assignment with Class-A Clearwater against Dunedin.  According to the stadium announcer's announcement as Brown came to the plate he had struck out in four of his five previous rehab appearances. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

  Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders singled to center during his first at bat in his fourth rehab game with Class-A Dunedin on Sunday.  After the half inning Saunders was no where to be found.  Sunders tore his left knee (meniscus) back on February 25th when he stepped on a sprinkler head at the […]

AUDIO: Kris Dunn with Michael Saunders

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Kris Dunn sat down with Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders on Saturday as he rehabs in Dunedin

Rookies Speed into the Big Easy

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    St. Petersburg, Fla.– This year was my second year having the opportunity to cover the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg with Rocket Sports and Entertainment. This year was a bit different than the last, because I craved the chance to get really involved and write my own story. I got to thinking, what […]