Posts Tagged ‘eddie michels photo’

Too Much Time on His Hands

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As host, editor, publisher, among other things, here at Rocket Sports & Entertainment,  I felt it was a great time to share with you what I discovered today about Eddie Michels, or as on twitter #EddieMichelsPhoto. Eddie Michels is going on his fifth season of reporting for Rocket Sports & Entertainment.  Everyone at our wonderful network […]

Eddie’s Odd and Ends from First Game

Blue Jays prospect Miguel Castro gave a death stare to the runner at first during his one inning of work against the Pirates on Tuesday.  At six feet seven inches the 20-year old is quite impressing on the mound. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

AUDIO: Eddie Michels from Blue Jays Camp

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Eddie Michels chats with Kris Dunn on Friday 2-27 and Rick Sassone Saturday 2-28 from Toronto Blue Jays training camp

Another HBP?


DUNEDIN, FLA.–Rocket Sports and Entertainment, the leader in catching those taking one for the team, did it again today!   Roemon Fields of the Blue Jays Instructional League squad got plunked on the brain bucket.  Fields did trot down to first before being checked out by the team trainers.  If you check out the second picture […]

Hoffman at Mattick


DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays 2014 first round pick Jeff Hoffman is in his third week of long toss (60′) at the team’s Mattick Complex.  Hoffman has been working out with the team’s prospects during Instructional Camp. 

Blue Jays Award Winners

OF Dwight Smith, Jr….was Dunedin’s most consistent offensive producer in 2014, leading the team in batting average (.284, 11th in FSL), on-base percentage (.363, T-7th), home runs (12), RBIs (60), stolen bases (15), and doubles (28, T-9th). The 21-year-old from Georgia topped the league with 83 runs scored, an .816 OPS, and finished tied for the FSL lead with eight triples. Smith also collected 14 outfield assists this season, second among active players in the FSL at the end of the season. Smith Jr. was named to the Florida State League’s Post-season All-Star Team. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)


 Courtesy of the Toronto Blue Jays The Blue Jays are proud to recognize the achievements of Nate Murrie, Matt Anderson, Richard “Stubby” Clapp and Taylor Cole.   Nate Murrie has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the All Lamacchia Award given annually to the amateur scout that exemplifies the work ethic and perseverance best demonstrated by […]

Howard House: Is this thing done Yet?

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BELLEAIRE BEACH, FLA.–Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard’s new home on the beach seems to be making slow but sure progress toward completion.  Shown here today from Gulfview Blvd.  the $25-million home appears to have all but the landscaping to be done on the inland side.   

Million Dollar Arm: Everyone is a Free Man, as told by Eddie Michels

THE ORIGINAL PHOTO:  Rinku Singh on the mound  July 4, 2009.  As Eddie says Wes Freeman in centerfield  and base umpire, Chris Tipton (Eddie Michels Photo)

Rinku Singh on the mound July 4, 2009   Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network’s Eddie Michels gets around. Eddie has long been a part of the MLB and MiLB )Minor League) circuit and always has a great story from all over the major and minor leagues.   Always having a good laugh but reporting with […]



DUNEDIN, FLA.–Dunedin Blue Jays center fielder Dalton Pompey got one of only nine 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards on Thursday April 24, 2014.      Pompey of Mississauga Ontario is shown above receiving the award from Minor League Baseball President Pat O’Connor (left) with Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Field Coordinator Doug Davis (right) looking on.      […]

Norris Settles – Throws Two Shutout Innings

Norris Settles – Throws Two Shutout Innings

LAKELAND, FLA.–Back on July 11, 2013 Tigers prospect Daryl Norris made his pro debut, one he probably wished he could forget.  That day the first pitch Norris threw as a pro was in relief with a runner on base and two away.  That first offering was deposited over the left field fence by the opposing hitter […]