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Larry Millson to be honoured with Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Jack Graney Award

Logo shot of Larry Millson  shot in Toronto, Ont. April 16/2007. (headshot)

    St. Marys, Ont. – Longtime Toronto Blue Jays beat writer Larry Millson has been named the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2016 Jack Graney Award. The St. Marys, Ont.-based shrine presents this award annually to a member of the media who has made significant contributions to baseball in Canada through […]

2017 Blue Jays Spring Training Home Schedule

Dunedin March 28, 2016: Outfielder Darrell Ceciliani deposited a 3-0 offering from Philadelphia Phillies reliever Dalier Hinojosa over the right field fence in the bottom of the eighth to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 2-1 Grapefruit League victory. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

  DATE                                 LOCATION               VERSUS                               TIME     Sunday, February 26 (SS)  Philadelphia             DUNEDIN                             1:07PM Monday, February 27         Pittsburgh                DUNEDIN                             1:07PM Wednesday, March 1          Detroit (SS)              DUNEDIN                             1:07PM Thursday, March 2             Philadelphia             DUNEDIN                             1:07PM Friday, March 3                  New York (A)            DUNEDIN                             1:07PM Sunday, March 5                Tampa Bay               DUNEDIN                             1:07PM Tuesday, March 7               Canada – WBC          DUNEDIN                             1:07PM Saturday, […]

More Oil Can in Clearwater

Oil Can Sets the Defense for the NY Astros on Wednesday (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Former 10-year major league pitcher Oil Can Boyd still has it playing in the MSBL Fall Classic on Wednesday at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater.  On Tuesday Boyd tossed seven shutout innings for the NY Astros against the Dundalk Brewers (Md) for a 7-1 win.  Boyd is not showing his age at 57 as he […]

Oil Can Sightning in Clearwater

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Former 10-year major league pitcher Oil Can Boyd still has it playing in the MSBL Fall Classic on Wednesday at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater.  On Tuesday Boyd tossed seven shutout innings for the NY Astros against the Dundalk Brewers (Md) for a 7-1 win.  Boyd is not showing his age at 57 as he […]

D’Ambrisi in MBSL

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The MSBL starts its second and final week in Clearwater on Monday with MSBL VP Gary D’Ambrisi pitching for the Long Island Yankees.  A highlight on Wednesday will be former major leaguer Oil Can Boyd pitching in a 10 AM game at the Phillies Carpenter Complex.  Admission as always is free.  (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Carl Everett in MSBL

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  Former NY Yankees first round pick Carl Everett singles to right during the MSBL Fall Classic at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater.  Everett who was taken 10th overall in 1990 by the Yanks was 2-3 with two RBI on Friday playing for the San Antonio Bombers.  The MSBL wraps up its first week with championship […]

Whiten Still Does It

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He may be approaching the age of 50 on the 25th of November but former major leaguer Mark Whiten can still do it.  Whiten threw a couple of innings on Thursday for the Central Florida Padres before giving way to relief and finishing the game at first.  

Whiten in Fall Classic

Mark Whiten Singles to Right (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Former major leaguer Mark Whiten gets his cuts in during the MSBL Fall Classic in Clearwater.  Whiten a fifth round pick of the Blue Jays in 1986 played 11 years in the majors for Toronto, St. Louis, Boston Philadelphia, Atlanta, Seattle and the New York Yankees.  Whiten had a career day at the plate on […]

Dante Does it All

Bichette Reachs Out and Slashes a Single to Right Center (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Playing in the MSBL Fall Classic former major leaguer Dante Bichette shows he can do it all.  The 14 year major leaguer Bichette pitches for the Cardinals against the Cobras on field three at the Englebert Complex in Dunedin.  The classic continues through the weekend with the championship games on Sunday the 6th.

Senior League Underway

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Above, Former O’s Player Chito Martinez doubles to right as the Men’s Senior Baseball League is in Clearwater and Dunedin for the next two weeks.  They are playing their games at the Phillies and Blue Jays minor league complex’s along with Brighthouse Field and Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.  There is no admission charge. Dante Bichette takes […]