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Shafer gets a Win

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Blue Jays prospect Justin Shafer allowed four runs over seven innings as the Dunedin Blue Jays beat the Clearwater Threshers 8-4 Thursday night in Clearwater.  Shafer allowed the four runs, three earned on 11-hits while walking one and striking out one.  The win was Shafer’s first of the season against four loses. 1 2 3 […]

“The Potential to Win is Here” – Steven Stamkos

Mar 31, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shoots the puck against Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais (51) and goalie Mike Condon (39) during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  Steven Stamkos spoke today at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time to a host of media outlets via conference call. I got the privilege of being on the line to listen to a host of reporters ask Stamkos questions regarding this whole contract signing process. Stamkos quickly and confidently answered the questions fired at him one […]

Beckham leads GCL Braves

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  Gordon  Beckman went 1-3 with a single and a sacrifice fly during the Braves 6-1 win over the Yankees West squad.  A native of Atlanta,  Beckham was the first round pick of the Chicago White Sox in the June 2008 draft. Braves third baseman Gordon Beckman (hamstring) make a throw from third during a Gulf […]

The Land

Witness (photo by Tom Brock)

I was going to remain silent and let others speak about the Cavs winning a Championship, but over the course of a few days and seeing hundreds of photos from the Championship Parade I feel compelled to pen something myself. To be honest I really didn’t think the Cavs could do it, I thought the […]

ICYMI AUDIO: Roy Cummings talks Bucs Football

Sep 13, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) drops back against the Tennessee Titans during the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  ROY CUMMINGS FROM FAN RAG TALKS ABOUT THE TAMPA BUCCANEERS AND THE UPCOMING TRAINING CAMP…

LIGHTNING ANNOUNCE DEVELOPMENT CAMP ROSTER

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA, FLA. – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced the schedule and roster for the team’s annual Development Camp, to be held from June 28 through July 2 at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. The roster currently consists of a total of 33 players: 21 forwards, eight defensemen and four goaltenders. The camp is free and open […]

Bichette stays hot in Gulf Coast League

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The Blue Jays second round pick in this June’s Draft Bo Bichette (below) continues his hot hitting going 3-4 against the Yankees GCL West squad on Monday. Bichette had three RBI and raised his average to .538 over three games.          

Tocci Tears it up Threshers over Tortugas in Ten

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Clearwater Threshers designated hitter Carlos Tocci rapped out five hits, scored twice, plated two RBIs and stole a base to lead his team to a 5-4 victory over the Daytona Tortugas Sunday at Bright House Field in Clearwater. Third baseman Mitch Walding knocked in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of […]

LIGHTNING ISSUE QUALIFYING OFFERS TO SEVEN PLAYERS

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have issued qualifying offers to seven players today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Below is a list of players receiving qualifying offers: Pos. Player C       Yanni Gourde G       Kristers Gudlevskis C       Alex Killorn RW  Nikita Kucherov […]

Bichette Singles with RBI

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Toronto Blue Jays second rounder Bo Bichette singles to right and drives in a run but the Blue Jays GCL team lost to the Tigers West squad 7-4 on Saturday in Lakeland,