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Spring Training Game 6: Bucs/Jays Thoughts

Spring Training Game 6: Bucs/Jays Thoughts

I missed the broadcast of this one, but you can find a box score here and Dejan's Post-Gazette writeup here.
Like the 2002 All-Star game, today's exhibition ended in a tie after the teams ran out of pitchers. The game was knotted at eight after 10 innings.
My impressions:

If Eldred hits a homer every game, can we trade him to an American League team that needs a DH? He'll never make it as a first baseman. Tracy would use him less often than Craig Wilson.
Javier Guzman should be making his way to minor-league camp within the next few days, I'd guess. Another error today. Can't hit, can't field, can't run. But we knew that already.
Salomon Torres bounced back from a tough first outing to pitch a perfect inning against Toronto. If the Bucs are going to win, he, John Grabow and Matt Ca...

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