Sandy Alomar Sr. and Dickie Thon, Magnuson goes Two

By on April 30, 2012

Toronto Blue Jays RHP Trystan Magnuson (Eddie Michels photo)

CLEARWATER, Fla.–Toronto Blue Jays RHP Trystan Magnuson (sore right shoulder) tosses two shutout innings against the Phillies extended spring squad at the Carpenter Complex on Saturday April 28, 2012. The nephew of NHL’er Keith Magnuson, Magnuson allowed two hits and struck out  one on 21-pitches with a 93-94 MPH fastball during his third extended spring appearance.  “He is building up his strength,” said Blue Jays rehab pitching coordinator Rick Langford, “The ball is coming out of his hands nice and easy.”

Toronto Blue Jays coach Sandy Alomar Sr. father of Hall of Famer Robbie Alomar congradulates a

Sandy Alomar, Sr. (left) chats with Dickie Thon (Eddie Michels photo)

young prospect Dickie Thon after he doubled then scored against the Phillies Saturday April 28, 2012 at the Carpenter Complex.  Thon’s father, also named Dickie, was Sandy’s son Robbie’s double play partner when he first came up to the majors with the San Diego Padres and encouraged him to stay at second base.

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