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Matt Moore Return Affects Rays Chances

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  It’s been nearly 15 months since Matt Moore pitched in a major league game. He last appeared on April 7, 2014. A partially torn UCL cut his 2014 campaign short, after only two starts. The Rays decided to shut him down, opting for surgery rather than attempting to rehab the ulnar collateral ligament. In related […]

Pain Free Sanchez

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DUNEDIN, FLA. –Toronto Blue Jays RHP Aaron Sanchez (lat) threw off a mound for the first time in almost a month on Wednesday at the team’s Mattick Complex.      Sanchez threw 25-pitches having what appeared to be no problems.      “Fine, pain free,” said Sanchez, “That’s the biggest thing so just kind of improve on that […]

Audio Listen: Tommy G Baseball

Chris Archer of the Tampa Bay Rays a young pitcher with All-Star future potential (photo Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Sports Tonight’s Tommy G’s weekly baseball rundown…

Red Sox Lose Temper Win Series

Steven Souza Jr. at bat against the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field. (USA TODAY Sports - Kim Klement)

The Boston Red Sox entered the weekend series against the Tampa Bay Rays in a very desperate position. Sitting nine games behind the first place Rays, Boston needed something to go their way. A sweep, or even two losses at the hands of the Rays could have crippled Red Sox nation. Extra innings, ejections, and […]

Jays get Rowdy over Miracle 7-2

The Jay were rowdy in the 7-2 win over ft. Myers.  Rowdy Tellez that is. Getting the start at 1B, Tellez was 3 for 5 with 4 RBI a homer and 2 runs scored. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

TELLEZ GOES 3 FOR 5 WITH HOMER AND 4 RBI… EDDIE MICHELS PHOTOS

Hoffman for Five

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  Toronto’s first pick in the June 2014 draft Jeff Hoffman tossed five shutout innings on Saturday lowering his era to 3.72.  Hoffman allowed just two hits while walking one and striking out six but was not involved in the game’s final decision.  After his first two professional starts for Dunedin this season Hoffman’s era […]

Young Arms Work at Mattick

Jackson Lowery Throws First BP as a Jay. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Aaron Sanchez, Tom Robson and Jackson Lowery work in Dunedin Saturday… Eddie Michels Photos

Phillies Brass in Dunedin Last Week

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Phillies Director of Amateur Scouting Johnny Almaraz (left) and team GM Rubin Amaro Jr. take in Thursday’s game between the Class-A Clearwater Threshers and Dunedin Blue Jays in Dunedin.

KNOWLES HONOR WITH PAINTING

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Artist Jim Throne presented to Darold Knowles a painting he did of him to honor his 50-plus years in professional baseball on Thursday during the Dunedin-Clearwater FSL game.  Knowles who started his career in the Orioles organization in 1961 and spent 16-years in the majors highlight with being the only player to pitch in all seven […]

Oh Canada! In Blue?

    Quebec City native Michael Boulianne, second from left conducts the meeting Thursday at home plate between the GCL rivals Blue Jays and Yankees at the Jays Mattick Complex in Dunedin.  On Boulianne’s right is Jays manager Cesar Martin on his left if former Blue Jays catcher now Yankees manager Julio Mosquera then his partner Tom Hanahan. […]