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Tolleson goes Yard

Steve Tolleson hits his third homer of the the spring (EDDIE MICHELSD PHOTO)

    Dunedin, Fla.– Steve Tolleson hit his third home run of the spring and the Blue Jays beat the crosstown spring time rival Philadelphia Phillies 4-1.  Tolleson’s home run came on a 2-2 pitch in the 8th inning off Philadelphia reliever Ken Giles.  Giles took the loss dropping to 1-1 on the spring. Aaron […]

Coaches on the Rise

Buffalo Bulls head coach Bobby Hurley speaks at a press conference after the game against the West Virginia Mountaineers in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Nationwide Arena. West Virginia won 68-62. (photo USA TODAY Sports / Joe Maiorana)

    As the clock on the NCAA tournament season counts down, several schools are on the hunt for a new coach.  This could be a coach who is looking for a 2nd chance or taking a chance on an up and coming coach.   Gregg Marshall (Wichita St.) and Bobby Hurley (Buffalo) are just a […]

Daniel “K” Norris

DANIEL NORRIS (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

    Sarasota, Fla. — Daniel Norris made a statement for being in the starting rotation this season.  Norris picked up the win (2-0) today as the Birds of the Great White North beat the Birds of the Capital District 5-2.  Norris pitched a stellar six innings yielding three hits, one run, fanning seven and […]

Spring is in the Air – USF Rosters Set

TOUCHDOWN BULLS!  Rodney Adams scores last season vs. UCONN  (photo USA TODAY Sports / Kim Klement)

Kickoff set for 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28 at Corbett Stadium Numerous high profile alumni returning for flag football game  (courtesy of USF Athletics) TAMPA, FLA.– Rosters for USF’s annual Spring Game have been set after the team held a weekend draft to determine the Green and White teams. The 2015 Spring Game, presented by […]

A Buehrle of a Sighting

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EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO CATCHES A RARE GLIMPSE OF MARK BUEHRLE THIS SPRING

Cecil, Saunders, Action!

Michael Saunders (right knee) homers to right center field on a 2-2 pitch in a Class-A minor league game against Yankee farmhands on Tuesday. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Can’t keep them down long, Brett Cecil and Michael Saunders get in some live action with effectiveness… EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO

Don’t Sneeze! Musings from Jays Camp

EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO

  DUNEDIN, Fla. — Kevin Pillar is bouncing back nicely form an oblique strain as he takes BP this morning.  It was reported that the strain came from an incident of Pillar sneezing.   A bigger hard luck break for the Blue Jays was losing Marcus Stroman for the year with a torn ACL.  Stroman […]

USF’s Dream is Schimmel-ed

Jude Schimmel (22) carried the Cards in crunch-time (photo USA TODAY Sports / Aaron Doster)

Louisville’s Jude Schimmel takes over in the final three minutes to break the hearts of the USF Bulls

Ricky goes Live

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  Dunedin, Fla. — Former Toronto Blue Jays first round pick and previous opening day starter Rickey Romero faced his first live hitters this spring on Monday morning.  Romero (various injuries) threw all his pitches to a group of minor leaguers on the infamous Field One at the Mattick Complex.  After tossing his 30th pitch Romero […]

Osuna Solid Start

Evan Longoria felt the sting of a Roberto Osuna fastball in the top of the first taking one for the team on the inside left arm/lower left rib cage.  Longoria was left stranded at first. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Blue Jay Roberto Osuna has solid start, and this may be one of the better Rays hits…a HBP on Evan Longoria…