Posts Tagged ‘Toronto Blue Jays’

Braves over Splitters

Josh Donaldson singles to right for one of the Jyas nine hits (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

    Dunedin, Fla. — The split squad Jays dropped one yesterday to the Atlanta Braves 5-3.   Marco Estrada got the start for the Jays going three innings.  A decent line for giving up five hits but only yielding one run and three K’s.    The Jays had nine hits by nine different players. […]

Joey Bats Saves the Day


  Dunedin, Fla.– A slow RA Dickey start, a crushing, season ending injury to Marcus Stroman and a 5-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins, could have anything gone right today? YES! Enter Jose Bautista and the Wood family from Thornton, Ontario.   The Wood family was down for their first spring training game in Dunedin. […]

Dickey has Good Debut, Colabello goes Yard

Chris Colabello hits homer off Orioles starter Mike Wright (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

    Dunedin, Fla. — The Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles today 5-4.  RA Dickey knuckled two scoreless innings issuing one free pass and notching three strikeouts with new battery mate Russell Martin. Milford Massachusetts native Chris Collabello was the only player in the game to have multiple hits going 2 for 3 with […]

Photo Day – Saunders Walking

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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?

New Guns from out West

The big first baseman from the Oakland A's Daric Barton (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

New faces are showing up in Dunedin with spring training 2015 fast approaching.  RSEN’s Eddie Michels was out in the field today and he caught up with these guys throwing long toss at the Mattick Complex.  


Newly acquired catcher Russell Martin arrives at the Blue Jays Mattick Complex in Dunedin on Tuesday February 10th.  Acquired as a free agent Martin signed a five-year $82-million contract with the team during the off season after spending two years with the Pirates.  Martin is a native of East York, Ont and now resides in Montreal, Quebec. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)


Unsafe and Uncomfortable and You Pay to be There

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    With the first spring training game at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium just about three weeks away those fans attending the Toronto Blue Jays games there might just feel a bit unsafe and uncomfortable. You see fans just holding a hand rail entering or leaving the seating area might be just be a bit […]

Hague and Dirks Workout in Florida


  Below, first baseman/pinch hitter Matt Hague gets in some early throwing at the Blue Jays Mattick Complex in Dunedin.  Picked up off the waiver wire from the Pirates last August 18th and Hague finished the season with Triple-A Buffalo.  Hague played two games with Pittsburgh in 2014. And below, left fielder Andy Dirks plays […]

Norris will Vie for Starter

Toronto Blue Jays LHP Daniel Norris (left elbow) threw again on Monday January 19, 2015 with no problems since surgery in October 2014 to clean out his left elbow.  Norris will be competing for a starters slot this spring training. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)