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Taking One for the Team: Ker-Plunk!

(EDDIE MICHELS / PHOTO)

See EDDIE MICHELS’ sequential photos of the Edwin Encaracion HBP…

Springtime for Blue Jays

and makes the throw (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Above,Blue Jays manager John Gibbons met with the media on the First Day of Spring today and was ask about RHP Dustin McGowan.  “We really want to stretch him out a couple of innings in the pen,” said Gibbons making the off injured hurler a long reliever.  McGowan has spent the better part of […]

JOEY BATS goes Yard Twice

JOEY BATS goes Yard Twice

Dunedin, Fla. — Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista connects on the first pitch he sees in the bottom of the third from the Philadelphia Phillies Roberto Hernandez for a two run homer off the scoreboard in left center.  The homer ignited a four run inning propelling the Jays to an 11-6 Grapefruit League […]

Rays-Jays-Vet Great Spring Day in Dunedin

Rays-Jays-Vet Great Spring Day in Dunedin

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Wednesday’s Tampa Bay Rays/Toronto Blue Jays game was World War Two Veteran David Johnston.  The 97-year old native of Brooklyn threw a strike to get the Rays 5-4 win off to a good start.  Johnston served in the European Theater of Operations including the Battle of […]

Eddie’s Spring Weekend Update

Eddie’s Spring Weekend Update

DUNEDIN, FLA.– Spring Training is in full swing, here’s some of the weekend’s action.  after a 12-2 loss to Minnesota today, the Jays are 3-3.      

Gibby on Challenges – Collisions

Gibby on Challenges – Collisions

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Manager John Gibbons met the press as he always does after workouts stating “I don’t know if you mess with the game to much you have problems.”  This was in reference to the challenges during a game’s first six innings and plays at the plate.  “Right now they are trying to stop the […]

Joey Bats and Company Spring into Action

Joey Bats and Company Spring into Action

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto outfielder Jose Bautista is positive about the 2014 season despite missing the final six weeks of the 2013 season due to a bone bruise to his hip.  “I was disappointed I didn’t get to finish the season,” said Bautista, “I hope it doesn’t happen again.”  Looking towards 2014 Bautista said, “If everybody does […]

Jays, Lawrie look to get a Step on Spring

Brett Lawrie gets to work in Dunedin (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie of Langley, BC goes through early workouts at the team’s half field adjacent to Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.  Toronto’s position players aren’t scheduled to report until February 20 with the team’s first full squad workout scheduled for February 21. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Who’s on Second? Lawrie?

Who’s on Second? Lawrie?

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Even though known to Toronto fans as an able third baseman Langley, BC native Brett Lawrie (above) was originally a second sacker as shown in this picture taken March 15, 2012.  Lawrie would occasionally workout at second during spring training since he was traded to Toronto.  When he was with the Brewers Lawrie said he did […]

Extended Spring for Lawrie

(EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

CLEARWATER, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie (above) get an infield single. He went 1-5 with a strike out and walk in an extended spring game against the Phillies squad today.  Lawrie has been on the DL with a left oblique strain.      Lawrie, who was injured during preparation with Team Canada for the WBC said […]