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Kendall Graveman Close to Making History

April 19, 2014

Kendall Graveman Close to Making History

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Lansing Lugnuts starter Kendall Graveman came close to making history Friday night. In Lansing’s  5-0 victory over the Beloit Snappers, Graveman pitched 8 1/3 hitless innings. The no-hitter was broken up by Snappers’ catcher Jose Chavez who hit a...

Untouchable Aaron Sanchez: Always Improving

March 30, 2014

Untouchable Aaron Sanchez: Always Improving

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After two blockbuster trades prior to the 2013 season, Aaron Sanchez became the Blue Jays’ top prospect. We caught up with him to talk about the trades, being untouchable, and the command issues that he’s long been criticized for.

LHP Shane Dawson is Ready for 2014 Season

February 7, 2014

LHP Shane Dawson is Ready for 2014 Season

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Left-hander Shane Dawson is presently in the midst of packing for Spring Training. “I’m actually on my way to Dunedin tomorrow,” he said. “I’m going to be making a few stops along the way, such as in Kansas and Arkansas, to see some friends and former teammates...

Development Year Prepares Griffin Murphy for 2014

February 6, 2014

Development Year Prepares Griffin Murphy for 2014

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With spring training right around the corner, left-handed pitcher Griffin Murphy is ready to head to Dunedin and showcase the skills he learned while a member of the Lansing Lugnuts last season. The prominent southpaw had a great second half in 2013, displaying...

Efrain Nieves Lowers Arm Angle, Re-signs for 2014

February 5, 2014

Efrain Nieves Lowers Arm Angle, Re-signs for 2014

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The Blue Jays organization re-signed left-handed reliever Efrain Nieves this past November as part of their off-season transactions.  And for good reason. Nieves, who was selected by the Blue Jays in the 2012 Rule 5 draft from the Detroit Tigers organization, had...

Shane Opitz Takes on New Positions

February 4, 2014

Shane Opitz Takes on New Positions

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Preparation is a big aspect of the baseball off-season and there is no question that Dunedin Blue Jays infielder Shane Opitz was one of the most prepared players in the organization in 2013. After a 2012 campaign that saw him in a backup role most of the season...