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Mayberry Jr. to the Jays

John Mayberry Jr. slides into home this spring (Eddie Michels / RSEN photo)

The Blue Jays have acquired John Mayberry Jr.  from the Philles  for minor league infielder Gustavo Pierre. Mayberry has hit .213 in 63 games this season with seven doubles, six home runs and 21 RBI in 122 at bats.  Has been on the disabled list since July 21 with left wrist inflammation and has appeared in nine games with the […]

Is Roger High?

OOPPS! Josh Gordon can't catch a reduction this pre-season. (Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports)

  So I see Josh Gordon will miss the entire 2014 season because he may have been smoking the turbo performance enhancing drug known as Marijuana, yet Ray Rice a self-admitted wife beater will miss only 2 games for knocking out his wife in an elevator. Way to keep it classy Rog! I would love […]

Morrow Rehab

Brandon Morrow (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays RHP Brandon Morrow (torn tendon shield right index finger) made his first rehab outing for Class-A Dunedin on Wednesday August 27, 2014 against Daytona.  On the 60-day DL Morrow pitched the sixth inning in relief striking out one on 14-pitches, 11 for strikes with a consistent 96-97 fastball.  Morrow faced four […]

HALLBACK GAVE CISNEROS SERIOUS TROUBLE

Hallback just continued to pursue Cisneros (photo by Travis Failey / RSEN)

Tampa, Fla. — This past Friday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, two new WBF titleholders were crowned in the two main bouts on Thunder At The Forum Round 2, presented by Panda 5 Star Promotions. In the main event, Chevelle “Fist Of Steel” Hallback (30-8-2, 13 KOs) won the the vacant […]

Osuna Outing is Best

ROBERT OSUNA (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays prospect Roberto Osuna had his best outing since returning from “Tommy John Surgery” which he had last July 23, 2013.      Pitching for the Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays Osuna went four shutout innings allowing three hits while striking out five and hitting a batter.  He threw 66-pitches, 40 for strikes.      Against one Lakeland […]

Little Leiter

Mark Leiter (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Clearwater Threshers RHP Mark Leiter, son of former major league hurler, also named Mark, and nephew of another former major league and Blue Jays hurler Al Leiter took the mound last night against the Dunedin Blue Jays.  Of those in attendance that know both the father and uncle they collectively stated the younger pitcher looked […]

A Wall of Sound and Nails

Trent Reznor NINE INCH NAILS (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

Coheadliners Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails & Chris Cornell and Soundgarden rock in Tampa one for the ages

TJ Surgery for Wagner

Neil Wagner (Eddie Michels photo)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Pitching for the GCL Blue Jays RHP Neil Wagner (elbow) cut his first rehab assignment short after just one pitch to the second batter he faced.  Wagner allowed a solo homer to the GCL Astros hitter in the top of the sixth.   Wagner is having Tommy John surgery on August 19th performed  Dr. James Andrews.

Don’t Blame Stewie

Tony Stewart (photo Chuck Green / Cg Photography)

I’m no racing fan, in fact I can honestly say that I’ve never watched an entire race or more than 10 minutes of race, but I am a fan of common sense and what Kevin Ward did the other night to Tony Stewart was wrong. Yes you read it right; I put 100% of the […]

Carnivores Rock A Diamond

Chester Bennington showed no effects from falling ill or injured from the previous night which caused Linkin Park to put on an abbreviated set in West Palm Beach to many fans dismay. (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

    The Carnivores Tour:  A show for all ages came to Legends/George A. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.  Three well known and very successful bands,  A Fire Inside (“AFI”), 30 Seconds To Mars and Linkin Park provided their fans with a memorable performance under the sun, moon and stars  on a field known more for Hall […]