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Alford back in Action Today

After taking a pitch on the wrist on Saturday Anthony Alford took BP on Wednesday in preparation for his first game back.    The Pirates picked Alford up on waivers from the Blue Jays last August and he said of his leaving the Blue Jays, “It’s park of the business.”  As to his looking back […]

Ted Left Outside

Not allowed into TD Ballpark on Tuesday the 9th before the Phillies at Blue Jays spring training game the Ted Williams Museum set up their display across the street at VFW Post 2550.  The Ted Williams Museum has also a special for Phillies fans scheduled for March 21st at Ruth Eckerd Hall a 7:30 pm […]

A no Earned Run Loss

One year ago on this day the Pirates and Blue Jays played as well but then it would be the last spring game of 2020 and the season was cancelled, you know, due to the situation. After Buccos starter Chase DeJong cruised through the first three Jays hitters for a 1-2-3 inning this afternoon, Pirates […]

Rheal Cormier Passed too soon but will Always be Remembered

Rheal Comier passed away this past Monday March 8th due to cancer. He was 53. Cormier had a stellar pitching career in MLB spanning 16 seasons with five different clubs, St. Louis, Boston, Montreal, Philadelphia and Cincinnati. Comier was 71-64 lifetime in MLB with a 4.03 ERA hi-lighted by the amazing 2003 season with the […]

Another Spring in Dunedin

At 11:30 AM on March 1, 2021 the Toronto Blue Jays opened the gates to fans at TD Ballpark in Dunedin, Florida.  Because of the limitations imposed by the COVID-19 Pandemic only 1275 fans will be allowed into the stadium that holds 8500 fans.  Less than a hundred fans were in line when the gates […]

Bet on Vegas

Even just a glance at a team’s schedule in the NHL resembles an MLB schedule, the pucks are back in action in NHL cities across North America.  Due to the unprecedented events in the past ten months the NHL has a new look in 2021.   No Eastern and Western Conference this year, just four divisions, the East, […]

MLB needs Light

TD Ballpark in Dunedin Fl. will soon be hosting major league regular season games starting April 8, 2021 as the Blue Jays take on the Angles.  One question some locals have is will the new lights just installed last year be good enough for MLB.  It’s understood that the new lights installed at the stadium […]

Champion Flag Flying

As all Blue Jays players leave their new expanded player development complex they now view this flag under the American flag.  The flag represents the 2020 American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays.  It is proudly flying on a resident’s property. Something to remember eh?

Dunedin Falcons Home-stand

Clearwater, Fla.–Pictured on the visitors side of Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater are three players and a coach with connections not only to the stadium but to nearby Dunedin, Florida.     The three players,Tyler Vogel on the left, Dominic Baratta second from the right and Lake Fisher on the right are all from Dunedin […]

The Schedule of Spring…Changed?

It has been learned that the present MLB spring training schedules will change this Friday because of the COVID-19 situation.  Teams will play a sort of “POD” schedule with teams like the Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers playing only just each other.  Also it has been learned that some […]