Teams

Is this really everyone’s game?

As I traveled throughout Florida for my Grapefruit league coverage, I noticed one overwhelming commonality throughout every game I attended: the amount of persons of color is distressingly low. For a sport that features a diverse player base, why was the fanbase so dominated by only white people? I interviewed …

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A new and improved ballpark

In 1977 Dunedin became home to the Blue Jays for spring training. Over 40 years later the Blue Jays are the only Major League franchise that still plays in their original spring training park. In 2019 construction began to renovate the park and the Blue Jays signed a 25-year lease …

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Tomorrow’s Stars

This is America’s pastime. The cut grass, the ballpark hotdogs, the romantic life that is only found on and around the diamond. From a young age, being subject to the drug that is baseball can be addicting- the game is a wonderful place to be and is something accessible for …

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Voice of the @Phillies- Missy Perez

Missy Perez waited for the cue to post a photo on Friday, March 1, 2019. Not just any photo, but an official announcement from the Philadelphia Phillies signing one of the biggest name players in organization history, Bryce Harper. “It was a frenzy, it was huge,” Perez said. Now, just …

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A Taste of Canada

The Toronto Blue Jays have been snowbirds in the Tampa Bay area since their inaugural season in 1977. Because of the Spring Training, the team has known their spring home in Dunedin, Fla. longer than they have known their home north of the border. Little did anyone realize, the Blue …

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Rays quiet until the 7th, but end game in a tie

It was 65 degrees at CoolToday Park in North Port, Fl, when the Atlanta Braves hosted the split-squad Tampa Bay Rays. These two organizations coexist nearly 15 miles from each other, but both were anxious for a victory Saturday afternoon. Strong pitching display Mike Foltynewics took the mound for the …

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Marlins players focused on turning the page

In the last few seasons, the Miami Marlins have had it rough. The Marlins are coming off a 57-105 season, but are optimistic things can turn around this year. Marlins win! Still PERFECT against the Mets this spring, outscoring them 21-6 overall 💪 Spring Training record: 8-3 pic.twitter.com/t2GATUoWDF — Fish …

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Trey Mancini Looks to Bring O’s More W’s

(SARASOTA, FL) – Trey Mancini has become a well-known name for Orioles fans and baseball fans alike. The right-field talent was drafted in 2013 and bounced around the minors before his major league debut in 2016 for the Orioles. Despite their playoff birth that year, the Orioles have been struggling …

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Yankees Pitching Projects, Orioles Win

(TAMPA, FL) Tonight’s game between the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees ended in a 5-1 victory for the Orioles. Despite a drop in temperature along the west coast of Florida that affected most Grapefruit League spring training, the Orioles were hot off the bat.  PLAY BY PLAY The …

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