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Parents in a Jam

This is just part of the parents traffic waiting to pick up their children at the Garrison-Jones Elementary School in Dunedin.  This problem will get even worse when the two parking lots at the Louis Vaneck Recreational Complex are closed down because the City of Dunedin Mayor and Commissioners gave the complex to the Toronto […]

Dunedin Tree Car

It appears that when a tree grows in Brooklyn it also grows in Dunedin.  The abandoned car parked for the past three years at the Englebert Complex in Dunedin now appears to have a friend, a tree growing up against its front bumper.  This parking lot is used by the Toronto Blue Jays and its […]

Juan’s Kid – Marvin

CLEARWATER, FLA. –Marvin Guzman son of former Toronto Blue Jays hurler Juan Guzman is pitching for the Seminole State Raiders.  Shown here pitching against the St. Petersburg College Titans on Friday at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater. EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO

2019 Jays at Jack Russell

  CLEARWATER, FLA.–The former spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies now appears to have a rebirth as the 2019 Florida State League home of the Dunedin Blue Jays.      With the Dunedin Stadium at Grant Field being placed under construction after spring training in 2019 the minor league squad will need a temporary […]

O’Halloran in Orlando

  Connor O’Halloran, son of former Blue Jays farmhand Greg O’Halloran, threw three scoreless innings on Thursday for the U18 Canadian National Junior team.  The young Canadians were playing the Instructional squad of prospects of the Atlanta Braves at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.  

Hurdle says Hi

Bradenton, Fla.–Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle showed up the the Pirates Instructional League game against the Canadian Juniors on Wednesday at Pirate City in Bradenton.      “With the season over I just came down for the last week of instructional camp and to say hi to the kids,” said Hurdle.

Boor-ing in Dunedin

Test boring continues at the Louis A. Vanech Complex in Dunedin, Florida on Wednesday in preparation for the expansion of the Cecil P. Englebert Complex spring training home of the Toronto Blue Jays minor league clubs.  Fields three and four at the Englebert Complex were originally part of the Vanech Complex which was given to […]

Displacing the Kids?

City of Dunedin workers  look over the children’s play area at the Louis A. Vanech Complex in Dunedin that will be displaced by the Toronto Blue Jays expansion.  The city employees didn’t know where the play area would be moved.  The Blue Jays expansion of the leased Englebert Complex will mean the city will lose […]

Aussie baker Improves to 2-1

Australian Jake Baker improved his record in the GCL to 2-1 with two scoreless innings in the Tigers 1-0 win over the Blue Jays in Lakeland.  Baker, from Perth, Australia  walked one and struck out three for the win.

Improper Disposal

This pile of old tables, fence padding and other assorted materials used by the Toronto Blue Jays at the Englebert Complex just get thrown over the fence when no longer useful.  This pile is located between the complex itself and the protected wetlands that were damaged over a year and a half ago by the […]