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Pirates Camp Update

Former Toronto Blue Jays first rounder Joe Musgrove threw a bullpen session on Friday for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Drafted 46th overall in 2011 Musgrove was traded to the Astros on July 20, 2012 before being traded to the Pirates on January 13th of this year.  Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has said that he will be […]

Dry Dock at Grant?

Anyone driving on the north-side of Grant Field in Dunedin might have noticed this boat on a trailer parked next to the half field.  Gee fans it has been there about two springs and we are wondering if it will ever see the gulf again.   With a boat at Grant Field how about long […]

Schultz and Tallion with the Bucs

Former Blue Jay Bo Schultz is looking to make the Pittsburgh Pirates for the 2018 season after spending the 2017 season on the DL.  As a Blue Jay in 2017 Schultz had “Tommy John Surgery on March 29 then was outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo on November 1, 2017.  On January 5, 2018 Schultz signed a […]

The Other Side of Sports TOO-The Did You Know Part 3 of ?

Well fans this issue will be one that takes care of some of the little negative pieces here in the Dunedin, Clearwater area that have affected all of those who are trusting their fellow man.  And remember every graph starts with a did you know.      Note; Please check out the photos with this article […]

Getting Russell Ready

Stadium construction continues at the corner of Seminole and Phillies Drive at Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater on Monday.  The metal stands are part of the original stadium’s expansion in the 60’s and are now being recycled to make seating available for about 12-hundred fans in the near future.  At present the baseball squads of […]

Eddie’s Jack Russell Update

Progress on the rebirth of Jack Russell Stadium continues.  The seating is supposed to hold over 1000 fans to qualify to host a Florida State League game.

Huffman working with Tulowitzki

Nikki Huffman became the second female to become a major league trainer on Friday.  Huffman was promoted  from the Toronto Blue Jays minor league ranks to fill the position created last month when former trainer George Poulis went to the Atlanta Braves.  Huffman worked miracles with Devon Travis. Now she is working with Troy Tulowitzki.  […]

2018 Threshers Schedule

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Clearwater Threshers, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, have announced their 2018 Florida State League game schedule. The summer slate features 70 home openings at Spectrum Field. Opening Night for the Threshers in Clearwater is on Thursday, April 5, with the Dunedin Blue Jays and the season wraps up on […]

Roy Halladay Killed in Plane Crash

Sad news today out of Florida, Former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay was killed Tuesday afternoon.  Halladay was piloting a personal aircraft that went in in the Gulf of Mexico of the west coast of Florida. According to the Pasco County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office the crash happened around noon.  Three mayday calls made to air traffic […]

D-Jays to play at J-Russell

With the possible reconstruction of the Dunedin Blue Jays stadium during the 2018 Florida State League season the former Phillies spring training stadium is being reconstructed.  Torn down in 2007 Jack Russell Stadium which was built in 1955 is now being rebuilt using the aluminum bleachers saved from the original stadium.  The new seats are […]