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2021 MLB Spring Training

2021 MLB Spring Training

2021 MLB Spring Training. To begin with, these three players invited this year played together in 2010 Yes, on the team that won the Cal Ripken World Series Major 70 Division in Wilson City, North Carolina. 

Moreover, Chisholm and Young played in the Mid-West League All-Star Game, while Fox Jr played in the Florida State League All-Star game 2018. All three players had over 100 hits in the 2018 season. 

Four to 2021 Spring Training

For the first time in our history, three players invited an MLB team to Spring Training Camp along with a coach. However, for Jazz & Lucius, this will be their third year in a row, once as Non-Roster invitees. Also invited was a Non-Roster invitee Chavez Young. Coach Antoan Richardson will be heading to his second spring training as a coach. Above all, I am so happy for you, Coach Richardson.

Spring Training with the L.A Angels

San Francisco Giants first base coach and Angels #8 prospect D’Shawn Knowles

2021 MLB Spring Training 

Ah, the sights and sounds of play ball 2021. Are you excited? That shortened 2020 season had the fans glued to their televisions, taking in every game. Covid, Covid, please go away; you are not welcome, please leave. We need to get out to the games and enjoy families, friends, and road trips. 

A Change of Scenery

By the way, except for Chavez Young, all others will be with new teams. Namely, Fox Jr traded from the rays to the Royals 2020, and Chisholm Jr from the DBacks to the Marlins. As for Coach Richardson, he is used to a change of sceneries, playing the game for a few teams. 

For example, the change of scenery was good for Jazz, moving from the DBacks to the Marlins (desert to blue turquoise waters). Furthermore, 35 minutes from home in the Bahamas. For the most part, local fans had their bags packed for Miami. However, Covid had other ideas. Please go away; you have ruined everything. 

2021 it’s a New Season

Besides, I love to pray, and my prayer is for this virus and pandemic to leave our lives and nations alone and go! New year, new season, new hope, we are excited and want to see our kids succeed.  

Lord cover the nations and our players. 

 

Jeffrey was born on April 29th, 1961, in Nassau, Bahamas to Rejoiner Ann Rolle and Jerome James Francis Etienne. Married to Andrea G. Rolle-Francis, they have two daughters; Janae Latoya Francis, a graduate of Allegany College of Maryland, and Jessica Lee Francis a graduate Potomac State College West Virginia University in Kyser West Virginia. Jeffrey was coaching the sport of baseball from 1980 at the age of 18 years old because he loved the sport as a kid. He started listening to the game over the radio out of Miami Florida in the late 60s and in the early 70s started playing the game locally in various local leagues right up to the premier senior league; a league where all of the current Bahamian minor leaguers played. In 1982, Jeffrey had an invite to a three day tryout with the New York Yankees in Hollywood Florida, which was an awesome experience that is lasting a life time memory for him. Jeffrey has been following the Bahamian baseball players in the minor leagues since 1999 with Angelo Burrows, but found greater interest with the signing of Antoan Richardson in 2005. He also writes a year end review on their play on his Facebook page, Baseball Bahamas, and he has a website with the same name. He has a great following and would love to expose the baseball players to a bigger worldwide audience. He has a good relationship with all the players because he personally coached most of them. His favorite MLB Team is the Detroit Tigers from 1969.

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