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Clarke and Keyes lead Canadians

Danzel Clarke (20) from Pickering, Ont. went 2-2 against the Tigers minor league squad on Monday.  He also had an RBI single and was hit by a pitch as the Canadian Juniors and the Tigers played to an 8-8 nine inning tie.

Cooper Davis

  Cooper Davis drops down a bunt single on the games first pitch but the Canadian National Junior team couldn’t cross the plate in a 3-0 loss to a team of Baltimore Oriole minor leaguers on Sunday in Sarasota.  Davis from Mississuga, was 2-3 with a walk reaching base all four trips to the plate. […]

Hitting Advice did not Work for Jays

Tampa, Fla. — The Jays dropped a 6-5 Grapefruit League decision on Saturday to the New York Yankees at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.  Joe Biagini took the loss allowing two runs, both unearned on two hits and struck out one over 2/3 of an inning.  The Blue Jays made four errors in the game, including […]

Bucs Blank Rays

Pittsburgh Pirates starter Trevor Williams threw five shutout innings against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday in Bradenton.  Williams allowed just three hits while striking out four. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 PIT 1 0 […]

Cobb goes 5 1/3

Tampa Bay Rays starter Alex Cobb went 5 1/3 innings on Monday allowing three runs on six hits while walking one and striking out five.  Cobb had “Tommy John Surgery” in May of 2015 returning to the Rays during a September call up last year. Frazier later scored on John Jaso’s home run to right on […]

Bolsinger Twists Ankle

Toronto Blue Jays starter Mike Bolsinger went just 2 2/3 innings before twisting his left ankle trying to cover first.  “Just twisted his ankle a little bit,” said Jays Manager John Gibbons after the game.  As to being serious Gibbons said, ” “No not  that serious.”  Bolsinger allowed just two hits and struck out four as the […]

Bo Homers

Well if you are going to hit a homer during your first spring training why not make it special.  Bo did on Thursday at the Carpenter Complex with his parents watching, Mr. and Mrs. Dante Bichette.  Of course his father did spend 14-years playing major league baseball. Talk about contact and that’s what Jameson Hart […]

Donaldson’s First Game

Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson (right calf strain) connects for a possible double with an RBI in his first game of the spring.  Not taking a chance by running bases Donaldson did trot to first on the ball hit off the left field wall at the Phillies Carpenter Complex.      

What’s up Jack Russell… Bluejays?

The former spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies Jack Russell Stadium at Seminole and Phillies Way in Clearwater is getting a new lease on life.  At present the area behind home plate is vacant but it will change soon when the medal stands down the first and third base lines are moved to behind […]

Protected Wetlands?

It seem that the Toronto Blue Jays Florida Operations Director Shelby Nelson is attempting to expand their  complex before the City of Dunedin gives its approval.  This photo taken from Garrison Rd. facing north shows that the Blue Jays have pushed soil, sod and knocked over trees into the wetlands between the Englebert and Vanech […]