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EDDIE MICHELS: Pirates and Red Sox Gallery

At 24 Bryan Reynolds is making a name for himself with the Pirates in the NL Central.  After being taken by the San Francisco Giants in the second round of the June 2016 Draft Reynolds was traded to the Pirates for Andrew McCutchen on January 15, 2018.  Making his major league debut on April 20, 2019 […]

In Spring we have Ties

It’s a good barometer that it’s a practice game when thirty-eight position players and seventeen pitchers play to a 5-5 tie. Our Eddie Michels was there to take some awesome shots. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E TOR 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 5 7 […]

Pirates Open Spring Thing

Twins manager Rocco Baldelli and Pirates manager Derek Shelton talked prior to their team’s first spring training games against major league opponents.  The two have a history as Shelton was Baldelli’s bench coach for the Twins the past two seasons.  With the Blue Jays playing the Twins on Sunday Baldelli was asked about facing the […]

Bundled Up Blue Jay Skipper

With the temperature in Dunedin, Fl. hovering at 50-degrees Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo is dress for the weather as he boards the bus for the team’s last workout at the minor league complex this spring.

Jays Workout

With Saturday fast approaching, the Blue Jays are getting ready. Is this the year the jays take the AL East? Is this the time of year that every team believes they have a shot? Our Eddie Michels captures some of the guys arriving Thursday for workouts.

Early Jays – Spring Training Arrivals

Full Spring Training games start this weekend but players have been working out since early February… here’s some of Eddie’s sneak peaks

The Fans are out in Bradenton

Our Eddie Michels will be in Bradenton this spring bringing the best of the Pirates and the fans that love them…

Bucs into Spring

Bradenton, Fla. –Catcher Luke Maile is getting ready for his sixth major league season after spending two seasons with the Tampa Bay Ray and the past three with the Toronto Blue Jays, which he was impressed with.     “I enjoyed my time there”, said Maile of being in Toronto, “I have nothing but good things […]

No Balls for the Kids, Booo-Jays

This photo shows a kindergarten class room of Curtis Fundamental Elementary School on the left and an uncompleted bar at  TD Ballpark spring training home of the Blue Jays in Dunedin on the right.  No only do the two sites share a common boundary but students can look up into the bar area while fans […]

Gatineau’s Patry Playing Ball in Florida

Remi Patry of Gatineau, Quebec drops down a bunt on Wednesday and then reaches second on a throwing error against the St. Petersburg College Trojans at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida. Patry is a sophomore playing for the State College of Florida Manatees