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Now at Al Lang Field: The International Baseball Series

Hungry for some baseball at Al Lang Field? Then check out the St. Pete International Baseball, where teams from around the world — including the Blue Jays, Phillies and Rays — compete at the historic spring-training facility now through March 13. The tournament, sponsored by the St. Petersburg Sports Alliance, hasn’t been publicized very well, […]

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51s, Blue Jays officially extend PDC

It was a foregone conclusion, but that can’t mask all excitement surrounding the announcement that the Las Vegas 51s (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) and the Toronto Blue Jays extended their player-development contract by two years. Not. “We’re very happy to have the Blue Jays back in Las Vegas,” 51s General Manager Don Logan said. […]

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It’s official: Canadians now farm team for Toronto

You read it here first, and it was officially announced today: the Toronto Blue Jays have signed a player-development contract with the Vancouver Canadians, as the only two Canadian teams in affiliated ball join forces. The announcement confirms what we reported yesterday. Here’s the word from the official press release: Partnering with Vancouver is a […]

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Blue Jays to Doubledays: See you later

The Toronto Blue Jays have officially informed the Auburn Doubledays (short season A; NY-Penn League) that their 10-year affiliation marriage is over, and the Blue Jays will seek the affections of another short-season team. No surprise: the Blue Jays had telegraphed they were not happy in Auburn and would probably seek another farm team. And, […]

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Toronto extends with Lansing, takes over in Bluefield

The Toronto Blue Jays made two announcements today regarding its farm system, signing an extension of its player-development contract with the Lansing Lugnuts (Low Class A; Midwest League) and taking over from Baltimore with the Appalachian League’s Bluefield team, to be known as the Bluefield Blue Jays. The Bluefield Blue Jays will begin play with […]

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