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The Toronto Blue Jays have made it abundantly clear how much they are counting on Brandon Morrow for the coming season. Nike Roshe One Nere Uomo . Morrow made 30 starts in 2011 and appeared to have the "stuff" of which stars are made. He looked even better early in 2012, until a strained oblique muscle shut him down in early June. The injury woes continued in 2013 when an entrapped radial nerve in his pitching arm effectively shut him down from the end of May. So Morrow went from 30 starts in 2011 to 31 combined in 2012 and 2013. Morrow has really only been a starter for four seasons and last lost large chunks of the past two to injuries. So where does that leave us? Well, Morrow has a career record of 41-40 with a 4.22 ERA. He has never pitched more than 179.1 innings. In 102 career starts, he has four complete games, yet when he has been healthy, Morrow has had moments of sheer brilliance and could easily pass for a staff ace or at least a number two starter. He will make $8 million this season in the final year of a three-year pact, with the Jays holding an option year worth $10 million. There are those who will say that since Morrow is about to turn 30, if he doesnt make it it now, he never will. In some cases that is true, but you would be surprised at the number of pitchers whose careers didnt take off until they hit 30. Curt Schilling, who won a pair of World Series titles with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Boston Red Sox only won 52 games through the age of 29. From that point until he retired, he racked up 164 victories. Eventually, he could wind up in the Hall of Fame. Though not as extreme an example, lefty Mickey Lolich, who won three games for the Detroit Tigers in the 1968 World Series, won 101 of his 217 career victories after turning 30. Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield didnt come to pitching until his late 20s, having tried to make it first as an infielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, but from 30 on, he put up 156 of his 200 career wins. The remarkable Jamie Moyer, the soft tosssing lefty control artist, pitched untill he was 49 and totalled 269 victories. Due to injury, Moyer didnt pitch in his 29th year, but from 30 on, he won the incredible total of 235. So, in other words, at age 29, Morrow has more victories than Moyer did. There are a couple of other lefties worth mentioning, as well. Jim Kaat, whos probably remembered as much now for his broadcasting work nationally as he is for his playing days, won 283 games over his career, He won 128 games through the age of 29 and 155 after that until he retired in his 40s. Tommy John, for whom the operation is named, won 288 games, the seventh-most all-time amongst southpaws. He won 95 games through the age of 29 and he won another 29 more before having elbow transplant surgery at age 31. He missed the entire 1975 season in recovery. John then returned to win 164 more games until he retired in 1989 at age 46. These last two examples put up the most amazing totals of all after turning 30. Hall of Fame knuckleballer Phil Niekro only had 31 victories through the age of 29. He finished with 318. Do the math. He won 287 games from the age of 30 on. Another man enshrined in Cooperstown, lefty Warren Spahn, was almost impressive and, in some ways, even more so. At the age of 21 after just part of one season in the Majors, Spahn left for three years to serve in the United States Army during World War II. When he resumed his career, Spahn racked up 86 wins through the age of 29. From that point on, he won another 277 games for a grand total of 363. Im not saying Brandon Morrow is a lock to follow this same kind of path, not at all, but if he does, you shouldnt be all that surprised. Baseball, as you can see, has had plenty of late bloomers...even late blooming Hall of Famers. - If you can track it down, you must read Joel Shermans piece in the New York Post from February 16th. Its the incredibly fascinating story of how badly Alex Rodriguez wanted to play in Boston and how close it came to actually happening before the Texas Rangers ultimately shipped him to the Yankees. Incidently, the World Series Count since that trade is Red Sox 3, Yankees 1. - The Yankees final series of the coming season is in Boston. That has led fans in the "Hub" to do whatever they can and pay whatever it takes for the chance to see Derek Jeter play his final game of his career in the "Pinstripes." But I would caution the fans that there is no guarantee Jeter will make an appearance. If any or all three are meaningful games and Jeter is healthy, of course he will play. Remember, though , this past season Mariano Rivera made his final appearance at Yankee Stadium. Though he accompanied the team to Houston for its final series with the Astros, he announced in advance, that he wouldnt be pitching in that series. If you want to dial it even further back, Red Sox legend Ted Williams homered in his final at-bat at Fenway Park back in 1960. That was it for the "Splendid Splinter," as he opted not to go to New York at all for the final series of the season against the Yankees. So for the sake of those spending all the money, lets hope Derek Jeter is healthy and there is something on the line in that final series. Nike Roshe One Flyknit . Top-seeded Djokovic swept to a 6-1, 6-3 win over 51st-ranked Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain in just 57 minutes, but fourth-seeded Federer had to see off a serious challenge from 48th-ranked Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic before coming through 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-3. Nike Roshe One HYP QS Nere . - New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has an agreement to bring back outside linebacker Parys Haralson on a one-year deal. http://www.rosheoneuomo.com/roshe-one-nike/nike-roshe-one-flyknit-nere.html . -- Caris LeVert had 14 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for his first career double-double, and No.TORONTO -- It was another nail-biting win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for Scott Milanovich and the Toronto Argonauts. Mitchell Gales one-yard TD run with just over five minutes remaining led Toronto to a thrilling 26-24 win over Hamilton on Saturday night. The Argos not only prevented the Ticats from clinching a playoff berth but also kept their hopes alive to finish atop the East Division. But the victory didnt come easily. After surging into a 15-0 first-quarter lead, Toronto committed four turnovers and watched Hamilton go ahead before regaining the advantage on Gales TD run. And when usually reliable kicker Swayze Waters missed a 31-yard field goal that went for a single at 14:39, the Ticats had plenty of time to march 35 yards and give kicker Justin Medlock a makeable game-winning boot. However veteran linebacker James Yurichuk, a native of Brampton, Ont., sent the Rogers Centre gathering of 19,258 home happy by sacking Hamilton quarterback Zach Collaros on the final play. Ive learned in the CFL its never over . . . its what makes this game so unique and fun but when youre hanging on by a thread to the lead its not much fun, Milanovich said. I was relieved to get out of here with a win. We did what we came to do, we got a win . . . at this point in the season its all we can ask for. I know I say it all the time, theres a lot of things weve got to clean up but were one game away (from clinching playoff berth) and well take that. But it was a dream ending for Yurichuk, a special-teams player who signed a contract extension earlier in the week, then drew the start Saturday. I think I blacked out for a second there, he said. Ive never really finished a game like that in the CFL. I just was thinking what a great week it was. We got the win, I got to re-sign this week and my family was here . . . it was one of those unbelievable moments. Gales TD at 9:43 of the fourth put Toronto ahead 25-21 after Hamilton stopped Steve Slaton short on third-and-goal but was flagged for being offside. That gave the Argos a fresh set of downs as Gales TD came after Waters connected from 29 yards out at 3:14. We stopped them on third-and-goal and then line up offside on defence, thats inexcuseable, said Ticats head coach/GM Kent Austin. We just let them have too many big plays and coming in we knew we couldnt do that. Hamilton pulled to within 25-24 with Medlocks 45-yard field goal at 12:29. Ricky Ray promptly marched the Argos from their 35 to the Ticats 24 before Waters missed. Ray finished 24-of-36 passing for 323 yards with a TD and interception. Toronto won the season series 2-1, which is the tie-breaker if the two teams finish with identical records. Hamilton won the first meeting 13-12 on Sept. 1 at Tim Hortons Field, then two weeks ago the Argos rallied from a 17-point deficit route for a 34-33 victory. Nike Roshe One Nere. Toronto (7-9) moved into a second-place tie with Hamilton (7-9) in the East, two points behind the Montreal Alouettes (8-Cool. The Argos finish their season visiting the Als next weekend before hosting Ottawa and can clinch first in the division by winning both. Toronto can clinch a playoff berth with a win over Montreal. Hamilton must beat Ottawa and then the Als on the final weekend of the season to reach the post-season. We had to win this game so nothing has changed, Collaros said. Every week has been a playoff week since Labour Day. We have to improve to the best of our ability and win two. Two weeks ago, Hamiltons special-teams registered 226 total return yards. On Saturday, the Ticats had just 69 return yards while Toronto amassed 171 return yards and Waters averaged 51.8 yards per punt. We got killed on field position, absolutely killed, Austin said. Every exchange on punts and kickoffs, that was a big problem for us. Slaton was terrific for Toronto, rushing for 80 yards on 16 carries and adding five receptions for 77 yards and a TD. The Argos ran for 115 yards, the first team in six games to rush over 60 yards against Hamiltons defence. Slaton played great, Ray said. He turned a lot of not very good plays into good plays and its huge when their defence has to worry about a guy like that. Collaros, who was 24-of-36 passing for 335 yards and three TDs, put Hamilton ahead 21-15 at 13:08 of the third. He capped a brilliant 109-yard, 10-play drive with a 27-yard scoring strike to Brandon Banks, whose miscue on a punt return had put the Ticats on their one-yard line. Collaros found Sam Giguere on a 43-yard TD strike at 4:49 of the third to pull Hamilton to within 15-14 following an 80-yard, five-play drive. Sophomore Luke Tasker was also huge for Hamilton with nine catches for 138 yards and a TD. Waters kicked two converts, three field goals and a single. The other points came on a safety just 1:16 into the contest. Medlock had three converts and a field goal. NOTES -- There was a moment of silence before the opening kickoff to honour the memory of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who died in separate incidents this past week . . . Running back Curtis Steele and linebacker Greg Jones didnt dress for Toronto while Hamiltons scratches were defensive back Emanuel Jones and offensive lineman Jeremy Lewis. Jones had 12 tackles for Toronto last weekend against Montreal . . . . The Ticats have used 54 different players in their starting lineup this season. That includes 12 different starters on both the offensive and defensive lines . . . Ray made his 188th career start and 16th straight for Toronto while Collaros started just 18th CFL game . . . Hamilton cornerback Delvin Breaux turned 25 on Saturday. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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