Jays’ McGuire leaving the hype behind

Deck McGuire talks about why he’s happy to leave 2012 behind. SCOTTSDALE, Az. — There’s something calming about being in the desert. The sky is clearer. The noise from a widespread city disappears into the rugged landscape that is dotted with cactus and brush within its limits. “I’m relaxed,” Deck McGuire says, sitting in the […]

Coach Coles remembers Blue Jays winning experience

SURPRISE, Ariz. — “The fans were absolutely electric. Every night we had 40,000-50,000 people,” Darnell Coles said about his time in Toronto. Toronto? “Obviously with the team we were putting on the field, we ended up winning our second World Championship in a row.” Ah. That Toronto. Coles left the Cincinnati Reds as a free agent […]