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Chris Hawkins Looking to Rebound in 2014

February 18, 2014

Chris Hawkins Looking to Rebound in 2014

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Spring training is a chance to start out fresh. For Blue Jays outfield prospect Chris Hawkins, it’s an opportunity to rebound from a 2013 season that saw him struggle offensively.

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...

Shortstop Emilio Guerrero Breaks Out in 2013

February 4, 2014

Shortstop Emilio Guerrero Breaks Out in 2013

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Development is the name of the game in the minor leagues and no player developed his game more in Lansing than shortstop Emilio Guerrero. In April, Guerrero was merely a young player fighting for time at his position, but by September Guerrero was an every-day...

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...