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Mark Buehrle won't be experiencing the dog days of summer.
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Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera arrived at camp Friday morning and issued a statement to address his PED issues, including last year's suspension.
DUNEDIN, Fla. – Mark Buehrle won’t be experiencing the dog days of summer.
While the pitcher is headed to Toronto, his family will split the season between Broward County in Florida and their home in St. Louis. One of their four dogs, Slater, is a mix of bulldog and American Staffordshire Terrier — which is of pit bull lineage. Pit bulls are banned in the province of Ontario...
The Toronto Blue Jays have won the prize for the most exciting offseason. Between their trade for NL Cy Young Award winner RA Dickey and the mega trade with the Miami Marlins, the Jays have put themselves in position where they should expect to compete for the AL East title. Remember, the Jays have not made the postseason since 1993, their last World Series title. Since last season...
The biggest surprise about R.A. Dickey‘s 2012 season — Cy Young Award aside — was the drastic increase in strikeouts. Last year was Dickey’s seventh year featuring a knuckleball, but in the previous six seasons he’d never topped 5.88 K/9 (2009 with the Twins). It’s true that he now features what could rightly be termed a high-velocity knuckler (his average knuckleball...
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New Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes ripped the Miami Marlins owner. See what the shortstop had to say about Loria.
Just when you thought Melky Cabrera was contrite about his ill-advised actions in the 2012 baseball season which afforded him a 50 game suspension for using PEDs, he boldly comes out an expresses his wish for a World Series ring via twitter! According to a conversation Cabreara had with Bob Nightengale:
Melky Cabrera says that he believes he deserves a World Series ring...
When Jose Reyes makes his debut with the Toronto Blue Jays this season, he will be playing for his third team in as many years. Bouncing around from team-to-team can be challenging, but such is the life of a professional athlete. However, Reyes insists Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria tried to make life more difficult for him than it had to be.
In addition to assuring Reyes that the Marlins...
On Friday Red Sox manager John Farrell met with the media to
discuss many topics including a 50 minute team meeting, player development and
what’s on the horizon for the Sox organization. Farrell seemed calm, cool and collected
when address the ambitious Red Sox media.
While the majority of Farrell’s responses to the media could be
considered lip service, the newly appointed...