Bye-Bye Birdie??

By on March 14, 2013

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Are the Toronto Blue Jays leaving Dunedin the team’s only spring training home since they were first awarded an American League franchise in 1976?  The “Globe and Mail” in Toronto reported on March 12, 2013 that the team would be spending a year looking for other sites in Florida including one in Pasco County.(EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)






Toronto Blue Jays RHP Brandon Morrow lets on go for Triple-A Buffalo on Tuesday March 12, 2013. Facing the Philadelphia Phillies Triple-A Lehigh Valley squad Morrow had a consistent 88-89 PH fastball. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon faces the Blue Jays Triple-A Buffalo squad on Tuesday March 12, 2013 at the team’s Carpenter Complex. Papelbon recorded 28-saves for the Phillies in 2012. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Toronto Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker (left) talks over right-hander Brandon Morrow’s (right) pitching performance with him after his outing. Morrow pitched for Triple-A Buffalo against Triple-A Leigh Valley at the Philadelphia Phillies Carpenter Complex. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Hook’em Horns – former Texas Longhorn, minor leaguer Randy Boone throws in the pen for the Jays. Boone was 2-1 in 2012 with Dunedin with a 4.08 ERA in 3 starts and 15 relief appearances. Double-A in New Hampshire was not so kind in 2012 for Boone. In three starts he was 0-2 with a 10.24 ERA. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)


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