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Blaise Maris

Blaise Maris, grandson of the first man to break Babe Ruth’s home-run record in in 1961 Roger Maris, faces the St. Petersburg Trojans on Wednesday night.  Playing for South Florida State College out of Avon Park, Blaise is shown here hitting a single to right at Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater.

50 Years for Huyke

Prior to Monday’s game against the Phillies the Pittsburgh Pirates took time to honor long time minor league coach Woodie Huyke for his 50-years in professional baseball.  Woodie is surrounded by the games umpiring crew, Phillies Manager Gabe Kapler, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle and the honoree himself on the right.

Stretch then Three for the Bucs

Bradenton, Fla.– A three-run inning after the stretch by the Pirates was the difference in a 7-5 win for Pittsburgh over Tampa Bay.  A Will Craig homer, a Colin Moran single and doubles by Josh Harrison and Jose Osuna  hung the crooked 3 in the 7th.   Harrison had two hits with a RBI and Francisco […]

Taillon’s Solid Five nets Bucs Win

Braves Hitting HITTERS AB R H RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG O. Albies2B 3 2 2 2 0 0 .318 .375 .477 J. DeckerRF 2 2 2 1 0 0 .226 .286 .387 E. CarreraLF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 L. AdamsCF 2 1 1 1 0 1 .231 .231 […]

Open Mind Baseball

If you look at the ball with an open mind it might look like the hitter has an idea eh!  The Canadian National Junior team lost to a squad of Phillies minor leaguers 8-4 on Sunday.  

Eddie Springs on with the Bucs

The Pittsburgh Pirates may be near the bottom of the Grapefruit League standings,  ok maybe only the Mets are worse.  The Minnesota Twins are .500 but our Eddie Michels is capturing some of the great action.

Braden Halladay Scheduled Saturday

The 17-year old son of former Toronto Blue Jays Roy “Doc” Halladay is scheduled to pitch on Saturday against a Blue Jays (SS) in Dunedin when the Canadian National Junior team plays.  Braden is a Canadian by birth. EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO

Hechavarria for the Rays

“He’ll be a huge part of our team,” Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash said of  Adeiny Hechavarria. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Schoop and O’s show at Lecom

Orioles Hitting HITTERS AB R H RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG A. HaysDH 4 0 0 1 0 0 .118 .200 .118 C. RasmusCF 2 0 0 0 1 1 .278 .409 .444 a – A. SantanderPH-RF 1 0 0 1 1 0 .342 .350 .526 J. Schoop2B 3 1 2 1 1 0 .379 […]

Dustin Peterson leads Braves Onslaught

Braves Hitting HITTERS AB R H RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG O. Albies2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .313 .371 .344 S. Kazmar2B 2 1 1 0 0 0 .154 .267 .154 D. SwansonSS 5 1 1 2 0 0 .185 .290 .407 C. RondonPR-SS 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 […]