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.

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 […]


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 […]

Dunedin’s got Heart, Purple Heart

On August 3, 2006 Dunedin, Flroida became our nations First Purple Heart City and on August 8, 2008 it dedicated the monument shown in the photo at the city’s Purple Heart Park.  Mal Clingan (R) Commander of the John F. Kennedy Post 1963 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Mike Vieli (L) […]

Canadian Dasan Pro Debut with GCL Jays

Lakeland, Fla.–Canadian Dasan Brown connected on the fifth pitch he saw during his first professional at bat for a triple to left center during the GCL Blue Jays at Tigers West squad game in Lakeland.     Brown of Oakville, Ontario was taken in the third round by the Toronto Blue Jays, 88th overall and was […]

Rain washes Dasan Brown Debut

UPDATED: DUNEDIN, FLA.–The Toronto Blue Jays third pick, 88th overall in the June 2019 Draft and the first Canadian Dasan Brown professional debut has been pushed back to Friday July 26th.     The delay was caused by rain in Dunedin, Fl. on Wednesday and with the GCL Blue Jays being off on Thursday Brown will […]

Doc will be Honored at the Jack

Former Blue Jay and Phillie great Roy “Doc” Halladay is joining other Phillies greats at the monument park behind the home plate grand stands at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida.  Halladay who passed away on November 7, 2017 in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico will be inducted into the Baseball […]

Only Our Eddie could find Batting Cage Garages

The Toronto Blue Jays have found a new use for their batting cages at their minor league facility in Dunedin, Fl.  The buildings that used to house this equipment was torn down in the early stages of construction and with no where to house the lawn care machines the batting cages were put to good […]

Ump gets it Correct

Canadian Umpire Matt Blackborow of Stoney Creek, Ontario makes the correct call in the GCL game between the Blue Jays and Yankees East squad on Tuesday.  Blackborow also had two tough calls during the game the first when a Blue Jays player attempts to bunt and is out of the batters box when he bunts […]