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.

Oh Hockey in Florida

On Saturday morning this hockey referee is waiting for his game to start and appears to be a bit chilly so he has put his hands in his pockets.  Even with the temperature raising above 75-degrees outside of the Tampa Bay Skating Academy in Oldsmar, Florida and about 65 degrees inside this same official had […]

The TD Ballpark ZZZZZZ Gate

This Toronto Blue Jays security guard at the visiting team gate at TD Ballpark is getting his 40 winks in at 10:30 AM before the game tonight vs the Braves at 7:07 PM.  In the past the guards at this gate on Beltrees and the Blue Jays gate on Douglas Ave. have been seen playing […]

Tickets! Tickets!

A ticket buyer, by the drivers door, from Pennsylvania and a ticket scalper, crossing by the rear bumper have to run and get into the buyers pickup to avoid a player bus which turned onto Beltrees Ave. in Dunedin.  The bus had to stop because of the ticket buyer parking on Beltrees and blocking traffic […]

Few Fans Waiting to Enter TD Ballpark When the Gates Opened for the Yankees-Blue Jays Game 4-13-21

He’s Fired

DUNEDIN, Fla.–Former Blue Jays security guard Michael Hanley (pictured) was fired by Blue Jays security staff Monday night April 12th after crossing the street (Douglas Ave.) in Dunedin from TD Ballpark and threatening residents.  Deputies from the Pinellas County Sheriffs office tried on numerous occasions to calm Hanley down but he kept his actions up.  […]

Local Staffers get the Canadian Boot

DUNEDIN, FLA.–With major league baseball regular season games coming to Dunedin on April 8th when the Toronto Blue Jays host the California Angels reconstruction is being done on TD Ballpark to make it a bit like the Rogers Center.     According to sources all local advertising is being removed and that from the Rogers Center […]

Alford back in Action Today

After taking a pitch on the wrist on Saturday Anthony Alford took BP on Wednesday in preparation for his first game back.    The Pirates picked Alford up on waivers from the Blue Jays last August and he said of his leaving the Blue Jays, “It’s park of the business.”  As to his looking back […]

Ted Left Outside

Not allowed into TD Ballpark on Tuesday the 9th before the Phillies at Blue Jays spring training game the Ted Williams Museum set up their display across the street at VFW Post 2550.  The Ted Williams Museum has also a special for Phillies fans scheduled for March 21st at Ruth Eckerd Hall a 7:30 pm […]

Another Spring in Dunedin

At 11:30 AM on March 1, 2021 the Toronto Blue Jays opened the gates to fans at TD Ballpark in Dunedin, Florida.  Because of the limitations imposed by the COVID-19 Pandemic only 1275 fans will be allowed into the stadium that holds 8500 fans.  Less than a hundred fans were in line when the gates […]

MLB needs Light

TD Ballpark in Dunedin Fl. will soon be hosting major league regular season games starting April 8, 2021 as the Blue Jays take on the Angles.  One question some locals have is will the new lights just installed last year be good enough for MLB.  It’s understood that the new lights installed at the stadium […]