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Cecil throws 24

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Lefty Brett Cecil (left lat) threw 24-pitches in a shortened inning on Saturday against recent Jays draft picks.  With a 90-91 MPH fastball and a 82-83 MPH breaking ball Cecil said afterwards, “I feel good.”  It’s not known when Cecil will pitch next. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Dickey, Saunders, Osuna – Jays Win

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RA Dickey (right),  threw three shutout innings as the Blue Jays registered their fifth win of the spring beating the Braves 3-1.  Dickey allowed just one hit and walked one to get the win.  Michael Saunders put the Jays on the board for good in the third with his third homer of the spring, a solo shot […]

Buck’s Bullpen Briefs 9-7-15


It was another interesting week around major league bullpens; the playoff races are heating up, and plenty of teams bolstered their bullpens with players called up from the minor leagues. As the season enters its final month, fantasy baseball owners are also looking to fine-tune their rosters for an epic run to the wire; saves […]

Tellez Tellez!


Tellez and Rowdy friends… Jays hang double digits, beat Phils 10-6— see the #EddieMichelsPhoto

Tolleson goes Yard

Steve Tolleson hits his third homer of the the spring (EDDIE MICHELSD PHOTO)

    Dunedin, Fla.– Steve Tolleson hit his third home run of the spring and the Blue Jays beat the crosstown spring time rival Philadelphia Phillies 4-1.  Tolleson’s home run came on a 2-2 pitch in the 8th inning off Philadelphia reliever Ken Giles.  Giles took the loss dropping to 1-1 on the spring. Aaron […]

Cecil, Saunders, Action!

Michael Saunders (right knee) homers to right center field on a 2-2 pitch in a Class-A minor league game against Yankee farmhands on Tuesday. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Can’t keep them down long, Brett Cecil and Michael Saunders get in some live action with effectiveness… EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO

Cecil goes Live


    Dunedin, Fla. — Blue Jays LHP Brett Cecil faced live hitters for the first time in about three-plus weeks on Saturday during a Triple-A game at the Mattick Complex.  Cecil went one inning allowing one run on two hits and struck out one on 15-pitches, 12 for strikes.  Everything felt great I threw […]

Moving Forward: Cecil throws Pen

First time on a mound since February 28th is a great sign for Cecil and the Jays (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

  Dunedin, Fla. – Yesterday Brett Cecil threw his first bullpen session and it looks very promising Cecil will be ready for opening day.  A couple more bullpen sessions this week and maybe game action on Saturday versus the Philadelphia Phillies in Clearwater.  

Cecil to Throw

Toronto Blue Jays LHP Brett Cecil (left shoulder) looks like he is getting ready to start throwing after an approximately 10-day shut down.  "He'll start throwing tomorrow (Tuesday)," said Pitching Coach Pete Walker, "He'll get 6-7 appearances and be ready for opening day."  As to the pitchers he has in camp Walker said, "I'm happy with the guys we have here, I'm encouraged." (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

  Dunedin, Fla. — Brett Cecil will start throwing tomorrow and be ready for opening day.   AND AN ODD AND END FROM EDDIE MICHELS…

Back in Spring-ness

The Toronto Blue Jays open their 38th spring training, all in Dunedin, Florida, today as pitchers and catchers hold their first workouts. The players will bus to the team's minor league Mattick Complex for workouts then return to the Florida Auto Exchange Stadium where they are headquartered. The position players report for physicals on the 26th with the first full team workout scheduled for the 27th. The opening game against the Pittsburgh Pirates is March 3, 2015 in Dunedin. Andas of 1:45 Sunday afternoon the flags at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium were correct. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Wow! 38th Spring Training in Dunedin… Brett Cecil on closers role and Daniel Norris… a Gillette commercial?