Blue Jays of Summer Back in Dunedin

By on February 15, 2012

Eddie Michels hanging around in Dunedin yesterday . The boys of summer are rolling in and the Jays with 2nd year manager John Farrell have their sights set on the AL East title. Last year featuring MLB home run champ Jose Bautista the Jays finished a disappointing 16 games out.

American League
AL EAST Final standings 2011     W      L        PCT     GB

NY Yankees     (won division)                 97   65     .599          —
Tampa Bay       (AL wild card)                91    71     .562          6
Boston                                                              90   72     .556          7
Toronto                                                           81    81     .500       16
Baltimore                                                         69   93     .426       28

DUNEDIN, Fla.--Infielder Chris Woodward works out on Tuesday February 14, 2012 out prior to the Toronto Blue Jays opening their 36th spring training next week. (Photo by Eddie Michels)

DUNEDIN, Fla.–Brett Lawrie get some fielding work in. (Photo by Eddie Michels)

DUNEDIN, Fla.–MLB home run champ Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays takes his cuts at the team’s spring training stadium Tuesday February 14, 2012. Toronto’s camp opens in a week when pitchers and catchers report. (Photo by Eddie Michels)

DUNEDIN, Fla.--Brett Lawrie swings away at the Blue Jays spring training stadium on Tuesday February 14, 2012. Lawrie from Langley, BC is expected to break camp as the team's opening day third baseman. (Photo by Eddie Michels)

DUNEDIN, Fla.--Outfielder Travis Snyder is in camp early looking to make not only the opening day roster for the Toronto Blue Jays but spend the end of the season in the bigs. (Photo by Eddie Michels)

DUNEDIN, Fla.--Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell and former manager Buck Martinez chat after batting practice Tuesday February 12, 2012 at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Farrell opens his second year as Blue Jays manager next week. (Photo by Eddie Michels)

DUNEDIN, Fla.--Catching prospect Travis d'Arnaud of the Toronto Blue Jays shows off his swing during batting practice at the team's spring training stadium on Tuesday February 14, 2012. (Photo by Eddie Michels)

DUNEDIN, Fla.--First baseman Adam Lind of the Toronto Blue Jays gets into the swing on things early at the team's Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. A number of other Toronto players are in cam early working out. (Photo by Eddie Michels)

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