Mr. and Mrs. Brenton from Brantford outside Florida Auto Exchange Stadium

Canada comes together as one

From cap to t-shirt, tote bag to earrings, Toronto Blue Jays logos adorned Marilyn Ryerse’s outfit. Ryerse was one of thousands of fans who streamed into the Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on a sunny Tuesday afternoon to watch the Jays take on Team Canada in spring training action. But on this day, the most powerful stories had nothing to do with the boxscore.

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There’s no place like home — except in Florida

BRADENTON, FLA. — A couple that fights together stays together. Never has that been more true than for Ralph Zezza and Renita Pennick, a married couple who attended a spring training game between the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. Zezza’s a Yankees fan, and Pennick’s a Pirates fan, but the love for […]

Tigers’ fans come together in the spirit of tradition

LAKELAND, Fla. – Most afternoons in March, Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland could easily be mistaken for any number of places in Michigan. Ask most waiting in line for the gates to open and you’ll hear the cities of Grand Rapids, Detroit, and numerous smaller towns roll off their lips.

Rivera earns major league praise for his outfield play with U. Tampa

TAMPA, Fla.– Few things electrify a baseball crowd more than watching an outfielder flex his athletic ability and chase down a ball that is seemingly out of reach. Richie Rivera, centre-fielder for the University of Tampa Spartans of the Sunshine State Conference, continues to impress the fans and coaches with his fielding, showing that defence […]

boy throwing a baseball

Tigers’ fans come together in the spirit of tradition

Most afternoons in March, Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla., could easily be mistaken for any number of places in Michigan. Ask most waiting in line for the gates to open and you’ll hear the cities of Grand Rapids, Detroit, and numerous smaller towns roll off their lips.

Darren Miller finds hype to be the difference between NCAA baseball divisions

TAMPA, FLA. — After playing for both Florida State University and the University of Tampa, utility infielder Darren Miller believes hype, not competition, is the biggest difference between the Division I and II programs. As a child, he believed the hype, watching Seminoles games on TV and dreaming of playing at the next level while […]