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Pentecost works Out

DUNEDIN, FLA.–The Toronto Blue Jays second first round pick (11tth overall) in this year free agent draft Max Pentecost (right hand injury) is working out at the team’s Mattick Complex.  When ask when he was going to return from the injury Pentecost said, “I will be ready the last two weeks of instructional league.” (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Cubs Win! Cubs!

9-3-14 Ken Carson (R) and Dave Keller

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Florida State League VP Ken Carson (R) presents Daytona Cubs manager Dave Keller (L) with the FSL Northern Division Crown after their rain delayed 9-4 victory over the Dunedin Blue Jays.  The Cubs took the playoffs in two straight out scoring Dunedin 20-5 in the best of three.   

When Life gives you Lemons… Throw out the First Pitch

Entrepreneur T.J. Guerrero not only can manage F&B costs but he has a heck of a pitch (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

T.J. Guerrero  was challenged by Dunedin resident Doug Wilkey to have the City of Dunedin close Guerrero’s lemonade stand.  So the Dunedin Blue Jays must like lemonade because T.J. Guerrero threw out tonight’s first pitch and RSEN’s Eddie Michels was there.   Tampa Bay Times story 

Jays Roster Adjustments

The Blue Jays make more moves: Pitcher Brandon Morrow and first baseman Dan Johnson has been reinstated from disabled list. Recalled from the  Buffalo Bison of the International League (AAA): 2B Ryan Goins, outfielder Anthony Gose, righty Kendall Graveman and lefties Sean Nolin and Daniel Norris Contracts picked up by Buffalo: Outfielders Dalton Pompey and […]

Mayberry Jr. to the Jays

John Mayberry Jr. slides into home this spring (Eddie Michels / RSEN photo)

The Blue Jays have acquired John Mayberry Jr.  from the Philles  for minor league infielder Gustavo Pierre. Mayberry has hit .213 in 63 games this season with seven doubles, six home runs and 21 RBI in 122 at bats.  Has been on the disabled list since July 21 with left wrist inflammation and has appeared in nine games with the […]

Dunedin Jay-Stars

DUNEDIN, Fl.--The Upper Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays stacked the Florida State Leagues post season All Star squad for 2014.  Heading up the honorees is manager Omar Malave (L) who guided the squad to the FSL Northern Division Crown first half crown.  Closer Arik Sikula (second from left), RHP Taylor Cole (third from left) and outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. (R).  All three of the players were named to the FSL mid season all star game. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Morrow Rehab


DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays RHP Brandon Morrow (torn tendon shield right index finger) made his first rehab outing for Class-A Dunedin on Wednesday August 27, 2014 against Daytona.  On the 60-day DL Morrow pitched the sixth inning in relief striking out one on 14-pitches, 11 for strikes with a consistent 96-97 fastball.  Morrow faced four […]

Osuna goes Long, K’s 7

Roberto Osuna went 4 1/3 innings allowing three runs on five hits while walking none and striking out seven on 72-pitches.  His longest outing of the season with Class-A Dunedin. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

*************************In other news, we heard Brandon Morrow is throwing in relief tomorrow night……………………………….

Osuna Outing is Best


DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays prospect Roberto Osuna had his best outing since returning from “Tommy John Surgery” which he had last July 23, 2013.      Pitching for the Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays Osuna went four shutout innings allowing three hits while striking out five and hitting a batter.  He threw 66-pitches, 40 for strikes.      Against one Lakeland […]

Little Leiter


DUNEDIN, FLA.–Clearwater Threshers RHP Mark Leiter, son of former major league hurler, also named Mark, and nephew of another former major league and Blue Jays hurler Al Leiter took the mound last night against the Dunedin Blue Jays.  Of those in attendance that know both the father and uncle they collectively stated the younger pitcher looked […]