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Gose’s Debut, a road that went through New Hampshire on the way to the show.

By Luke Christon

Published: Jul 18, 2012, 11:07 am EDT

It’s been nearly a year since the last time I watched Anthony Gose play in New Hampshire, yet I remember his baseball play like it was yesterday. When he was on base, the electricity could be measured in the air. … Continue reading →

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The Wolf enters a birdhouse, The Scoop on Loup

By Luke Christon

Published: Jul 12, 2012, 9:13 pm EDT

  Aaron Loup had a change in travel plans today, let’s hope he packed his passport. In a surprise announcement, John Lott reported that Loup was promoted to Toronto to replace Luis Perez. Perez has an appointment with specialist James Andrews, and is expected to have season ending surgery. Many expected the promotion to be given [...]

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Slice & Dyson : The inside scoop on your new bullpen beast Sam Dyson

By Luke Christon

Published: Jul 5, 2012, 12:53 am EDT

Sam Dyson’s success at throwing hard came at a very young age. Dyson has been pitching since little league, and has always had a ridiculously fast pitch. This dominance continued into High School, as a senior at Jesuit (Tampa FL) Dyson recorded a (10-1) record and achieved Sun Belt player of the year honors. Dyson [...]

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Some Random TidBits on Our Fisher Cats So Far

By Luke Christon

Published: Jun 26, 2012, 2:20 pm EDT

The last Fisher Cat homestand started with a trade rumor that had the Blue Jays offering 1B prospect Mike McDade for Colorado Rockies SP Jeremy Guthrie. It would have been a dream opportunity for the slugging first baseman as he would be given a chance to play in some hitter-friendly parks including Colorado Springs and [...]

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The Half a Million Dollar Man, John Stilson, shines in Fisher Cats Debut

By Luke Christon

Published: Jun 17, 2012, 5:55 pm EDT

  The Blue Jays stole John Stilson with the 108th pick in the 2011 Draft. This risk reward assessment of acquiring such talent with a third round pick is paying off for the Blue Jays, as Stilson shined in his Double A debut Saturday Night. Stilson skipped rookie ball and was assigned to Dunedin to [...]

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Cuban Missile Alert in New Hampshire!

By Luke Christon

Published: Jun 13, 2012, 5:00 am EDT

Prior to his defection, Kenen Bailli was a very  productive outfielder in the Cuban National Series. In fact, this new Fisher Cat, who turned 27 this past January, had been one of Cuba’s best hitters while playing for the Guantanamo Indians, where he showcased average range, a plus arm, and the ability to bat and [...]

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Meet your newest Fisher Cat, Gabe Jacobo

By Luke Christon

Published: Jun 8, 2012, 8:50 pm EDT

Gabe Jacobo was a 10th round pick in the 2008 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels out of Cal-State Sacramento. The Blue Jays selected him this past November as a Minor League Rule 5 selection after an injury-tainted 2010 campaign. And after starting his season with the Dunedin Blue Jays, Jacobo now finds his [...]

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Basement Notes

By Luke Christon

Published: Jun 4, 2012, 5:00 am EDT

Before today’s come from behind win in Trenton, the Fisher Cats were on a season high 6-game losing streak. New Hampshire is in last place in their division for the first time since 2008. The Sons of Sal dropped two heart breakers in extra innings Saturday night, both losses being walk offs. The first game [...]

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Jenkins the Rainmaker

By Luke Christon

Published: Jun 3, 2012, 5:00 am EDT

Chad Jenkins was promoted to New Hampshire last June, in his second year of his professional career with the Blue Jays. From his very first start for the Fisher Cats on June 11th in Richmond, Chad has consistently seen rain on his starting games. Jenkins came into the Blue Jays organization via Kennesaw State in [...]

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FisherCatting before a rain out

By Luke Christon

Published: May 30, 2012, 2:18 pm EDT

When one first realizes that Chad Jenkins is starting in New Hampshire, they immediately think that it is going to rain. Tuesday night was no different as the game was rained out due to lightning and wind-driven rain. The mood was light in the dugout as the Fisher Cats were playing Beruit, a popular party [...]

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