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.

Di Di last Extended

Playing in what could be his last extended spring training game before starting a rehab assignment with Class-A Tampa Gregorius (right elbow) went 0-6 hitting lead off for six innings against a Tigers squad. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Remi’s Plan

Remi Patry warms up on last week at Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater prior to a tie breaking game between his State College of Florida and the Hillsborough Community College.  Patry a freshman out of Galineau, QC is looking to continue his college career in Florida.  “I want to stay here at SCF for 2019 […]

Bye Bye Eye

With the outfield fence down and the batters eye gone bye bye the deconstruction of Grant Field in Dunedin, Fl. continues.  One question ask by a fan was they wanted to buy their seats in the stadium but were never told where or when.  To bad as a charity might have benefited.

Mount Vanech?

If one looks to the left center of the photo you will see the back side of the batters eye on field four at the Englebert Complex spring training home of the Blue Jays.  This landfill is on the east side of the citizen owned Louis A. Vanech Complex which City of Dunedin officials gave […]

Dunedin Golf Course “No Shop”

Well as of Wednesday May 22, 2019 the Pro-Shop at the Dunedin Golf Course is now a thing of the past.  Also it has been learned that bids have not been let out for a new structure and might not at least for another month.  At least one item is shown in the photo, the […]

Expansion of the Spring-Jays

Despite the continued deconstruction going on at Dunedin Stadium at Grant Field in Dunedin some construction is actually going on.  This photo shows the new foundations being built for the expansion of seating on the first base side of the stadium.  The seating will be expanded to about eight thousand from its present 5509.

Other Side of Sports Too – May 2019

Well since I am not able to present this live as the announcer of the Village of Phoenix’s Memorial Day Parade I might just as well inform you the public with this information I have stumbled upon.       Now this is based on the calendar year 2019 and in five-year increments starting with one everybody […]

Clubhouse Down Jays

The former Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse and offices were coming down on Saturday May 11, 2019.  The clubhouse was built when the Dunedin Stadium was rebuilt in 1990 with a capacity of 6106.  It became the visitors clubhouse in 2003 when a new clubhouse and offices were built down the first base line and capacity […]

Stewart Doubles in First Rehab

RADENTON, FLA.–Detroit Tigers left fielder Christin Stewart doubles to deep right center on Friday during his first rehab appearance for the Class-A Lakeland Flying Tigers.  Stewart suffers from a right quad injury and while with Detroit this season he has three homers with 13 RBIs while hitting .222 in 16-games.

Bring in the Closer… Save the Wetlands

Rocket Sports & Entertainment’s Eddie Michels is looking into Florida’s protected wetlands in Dunedin… what’s going on???