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Rays Trade Wil Myers in 3-Team Blockbuster

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  When word broke of the Rays and Padres working on a “blockbuster” deal. Sources: #Padres, #Rays discussing significant trade. Talks involve a number of players. Wil Myers would be main piece going to SD. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 16, 2014 Many wondered why the Rays would be giving up such a young star; […]

More Drama for Nationals and Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper hits a solo home run against the  Giants during the seventh inning of game four of the 2014 NLDS  at AT&T Park. (USA Today Sports / Kelley L. Cox)

On Monday, the Washington Nationals and All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper agreed on a two-year deal, avoiding a grievance hearing. The two sides were at odds regarding when the Scott Boras led client was to become arbitration eligible. A grievance hearing was scheduled to take place on Tuesday had they not come to terms on the […]

AUDIO: View from the Dugout-Winners and Losers

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The Winter Meetings are over. Who are the winners and losers? Kris Dunn breaks it down for you in his View From The Dugout…

Audio: Dugout View with Kris Dunn 12-10-14

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December 10, 2014    Jon Lester no longer a Redsox, breaking news on Jimmy Rollins and the Phillies, What the heck are the Yankees doing?  and more news from San Diego…  

LIMITED EDITION BABE RUTH PRINTS WILL MAKE A GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT!

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 courtesy of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame On September 5, 1914, a 19-year-old Boston Red Sox pitching prospect stepped up to the plate in the sixth inning and belted a three-run home run off of Toronto Maple Leafs hurler Ellis Johnson at Hanlan’s Point Stadium on Toronto Island. Few thought much of the blast […]

 BLUE JAYS TO FACE CANADIAN JUNIORS IN DUNEDIN

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PLUS THE BLUE JAYS FULL SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE

Justin Morneau wins Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Tip O’Neill Award

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courtesy of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame St. Marys, Ont. – For the third time in his major league career, New Westminster, B.C., native Justin Morneau will be honoured with the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Tip O’Neill Award. The St. Marys, Ont.-based shrine presents this honour annually to the Canadian player judged to […]

LISTEN: Dugout View 12.8.14

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The MLB Winter Meetings are in full swing and deals are already being made. Listen to my Dugout View for updates on the Jon Lester sweepstakes. Plus I reveal a name that is unnecessarily being discussed in trade talks.  

LISTEN: View From The Dugout 12.01.14

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The Blue Jays have traded struggling third baseman, Brett Lawrie. After dealing with issues at third base for several years now, the Jays traded for one of the best. Josh Donaldson will man the hot-corner for Toronto in 2015. The A’s receive Lawrie and prospects in return.   Listen to my View from the Dugout

Happy Snakesgiving: D-Backs Land Yasmany Tomas

Arizona lands Cuban outfielder. Koji Sasahara/Associated Press

The past week has brought several familiar faces into new places. Now the baseball world will see a new face in a new place. The Arizona Diamondbacks have apparently reached a deal with Cuban superstar Yasmany Tomas. The deal first reported by Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Breaking: Cuban outfielder YasmanyTomas & D-backs have agreed to […]