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The true joy of speaking with up and coming athletes

When I first decided to get into sports journalism I thought how exciting it will be to interview, write stories about the greats of the game.   642 more words

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Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Drew Hutchison 'humbled and honoured' to be opening-day starter

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Drew Hutchison may be selling his stuff short.

But the right-hander’s repertoire – especially his slider – certainly improved as the 2014 season progressed. 718 more words

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AL East Preview

Major League Baseball will resume play this Sunday when the Chicago Cubs host the St Louis Cardinals. In preparation (and celebration) for the season, I’m going to do a preview of each division and predict who finishes in what place. 966 more words

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Roberto Osuna makes Blue Jays' bullpen, will be youngest pitcher in franchise history

The 20-year-old right-hander announced the news on his Twitter account Tuesday …

Thanks to god , thanks to the blue jays and all the fans for supporting me I made the team!

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2015 AL East Preview: Who Takes The Throne?

The American League East, on paper, is shaping up to have one of its most competitive seasons yet. Last season, it was the Baltimore Orioles taking control of the pack and winning the division for the first time since the 1997 season. 1,539 more words

2015 MLB Division Preview

Toronto Blue Jays' Dalton Pompey and Devon Travis, fast friends in the minors, give each other a hand to reach big leagues

DUNEDIN, Fla. — At 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dalton Pompey was sitting in an empty locker, resting his butt on the bottom shelf as he talked quietly with Devon Travis at the adjacent cubicle. 1,040 more words

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Tigers/Jays roundup: Justin Verlander could miss first start of the season

Pirates 7 Tigers 3

LAKELAND, Fla. — Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander will miss his scheduled spring training start Thursday but hopes to take his first scheduled regular-season turn April 8 against Minnesota. 461 more words

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