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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...

2013 Draftee Chad Girodo Started Pro Ball Career in Lansing

January 22, 2014

2013 Draftee Chad Girodo Started Pro Ball Career in Lansing

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After getting drafted, players are excited to join their new organization and are eager to see where they will be placed to start their professional careers. This anticipation was no different for left-handed reliever Chad Girodo, who was drafted by the Toronto...

2013 Draftee Kendall Graveman Enjoyed Opportunity in Lansing

January 19, 2014

2013 Draftee Kendall Graveman Enjoyed Opportunity in Lansing

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The Lansing Lugnuts’ welcomed right-handed pitcher Kendall Graveman to the rotation this past July. The former Mississippi State Bulldog came to the Midwest League already throwing 113 2/3 innings of work at the NCAA level, but that didn’t slow down the 23-year...

Justin Jackson Completes Successful First Season Transitioning to Pitching

January 16, 2014

Justin Jackson Completes Successful First Season Transitioning to Pitching

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One of the major stories in the Blue Jays organization heading into the 2013 season was the transformation of shortstop Justin Jackson into a right-handed relief pitcher. The former 1st round pick (45th overall) of the 2007 MLB draft spent six seasons as an...

After a Successful 2013 season, 2B Christian Lopes Focuses on 2014

January 14, 2014

After a Successful 2013 season, 2B Christian Lopes Focuses on 2014

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In 2013, the Lansing Lugnuts’ were excited to have second base prospect Christian Lopes on their roster. The Blue Jays 12th highest ranked prospect by MLB.com didn’t disappoint as he was a force at the plate as well as the field every game. Selected in the 7th...