Articles By: Eddie Michels

Eddie Michels is a regular contributor of Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network. Eddie began a radio career in Fulton NY where he covered the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team (Toronto Blue Jays - AAA). Eddie is a regular guest on the Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network. Eddie is an official scorekeeper and freelance MLB writer who covers the Toronto Blue Jays.

Hooter’s Moran

Former Toronto Maple Leaf outfielder Pete Moran warms up in right at Jack Russell Stadium for the Hooters squad of the Clearwater Over 45 Men’s League.  Moran, a native of Sarnia, On. played for the Leafs from 1985 thru 1992.

Halladay Enshrined at the Jack

The City of Clearwater, Florida dedicated a new monument on Tuesday September 16th at 9 AM at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium honoring the late Roy “Doc” Halladay.  Halladay, a former Blue Jay and Phillie right-hander passed away on November 7, 2017 in a plane crash and was inducted posthumously into the Baseball Hall of Fame […]

Old vs. New

Old vs. New

This is what was proposed to the city and public on September 26, 2016.  The actual site is quite different including a large number of trees removed and a pond moved.

Blue Birds Eye View

Toronto Blue Jays executives won’t be enjoying the privacy they have enjoyed in the past when spring training opens in 2020.  You see fans will now be able to look into the second floor Blue Jay offices at Dunedin Stadium from the promenade that will circle the stadium as part of the new construction.  There […]

Buchholz Rehab Shuffles to Buffalo

On the 60-day DL since June 12th RHP Clay Buchholz, right shoulder inflammation, took another step to returning to the Toronto Blue Jays with four solid innings with Class-A Dunedin on Sunday.  Buchholz went four innings allowing one run on four hits while striking out seven and walking none.  Buchholz is 0-2 in five starts […]

Woods Richardson has good Outing

Acquired in the trade with the New York Mets for Marcus Stroman Simone Woods Richardson threw a good five innings on Sunday for the Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays against the Tampa Tarpons.  The 18-year old Richardson allowed  just one run on five hits while walking two and striking out three.

Jays Wash

Rain fell rather quickly in the bottom of the fourth on Friday afternoon as the Dunedin Blue Jays were hosting the Tampa Tarpons.  Dunedin was playing a home game in Tampa because of their stadium being under construction.  It has been learned that the game will be resumed on Saturday completing the nine inning game […]

Green Jays

I see on Wednesday that trees had been purposely planted on the edges of the half field at Dunedin Stadium at Grant Field in Dunedin.  Well I did have to ask why and was told by an employee that they, the Blue Jays, had to.  It seems that during the construction at the stadium and […]

Bingo!

The parking lot of VFW Post 2550 across the street from Dunedin Stadium might seem normal on a game day but there hasn’t been a game at the stadium in four and a half months.  You see Wednesdays are bingo days at the post but on this Wednesday, August 14th the lot was not full […]

Is Beer Elementary in Dunedin?

Since February 11, 2019 one has not been able to view the construction going on at Dunedin Stadium at Grant Field.  Well if one holds a camera up at arms length with a movable viewing screen it appears that the site comes to life.  This photo shows construction of the new walk about path that […]