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.

Happy Veteran’s Day Eddie! Thank You for Your Service!

Well how about the media who served in the military?  After eight months in Korea and 19 months in Vietnam this photo was taken on May 15, 1969 in Long Bien, Vietnam and 10-days later I was discharged in Oakland, Ca.  Yes it is me and I understand I am about the last one still […]

Whiten Still Enjoys

Former major leaguer Mark Whiten is still playing the game of baseball now with the Cardinals in the Men’s Over 45 League at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida.  Whiten, who lives in Tampa, Florida was drafted in 1986 by the Blue Jays and played for eight major league teams over his 11 season […]

Braves’ Soroka Works in Bradenton

On Friday, Calgary, Alberta native Mike Soroka went 2 2/3 innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday in Bradenton.  The 22 year old allowed three hits along with three runs while walking two, striking out two and allowing a home run.

Summer Training Eh?

Summer training? Where, Dunedin? Toronto? What a mess…

No Baseball, Eddie’s Still Working

Jays’ Kay Looks Sharp, Going Three

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E TOR 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 2 TOR PIT WINA. Kay(2-1)3.0 IP, 0 ER, 4 K, 2 BB LOSSW. Jerez(1-2)0.0 IP, 2 ER, 0 […]

Just Helping Out

Jeff Ross, who started in the Blue Jays clubhouse during spring training 1977 at the original Grant Field in Dunedin, made the road trip to Bradenton for the split squad game against the Pirates.  “Just helping out,” said Ross while watching BP before Monday’s game.

Canadian National vs Blue Jays Minor Leaguers

Eddie Michels gets a peek at the The Canadian National Team taking on the Toronto Blue Jays minor leaguers.

Braves over Bucos; Eddie’s Photos

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E ATL 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 0 3 9 11 2 PIT 0 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 7 11 2 WIN C. Rusin(1-1)2.0 IP, 0 ER, 5 K, 0 BB LOSS M. Del Pozo(0-1)0.2 IP, 3 ER, […]

Pearson and Coach Smith Reunion

Nate Pearson (R) gives a hug to his former college coach Marty Smith of the College of Central Florida on February 27th at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium before their game against St. Petersburg College.  Pearson, the Blue Jays first round pick out of College of Central Florida in 2017 was there to cheer the team […]