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Rare Submariners

On Friday in Bradenton, RSEN’s Eddie Michels captured this shot of the Blue Jays submariner Adam Cimber. Cimber pitched one inning Friday, giving up a hit and striking out two. Cimber the Toronto Blue Jays right-hander, is on the short list of MLB players that have used the submarine style delivery. Cimber was drafted 9th […]

Shulman Visits with the Fans

Dan Schulman, of Rogers Communications, signs for Canadian Blue Jays fans on Friday prior to the 6-6 tie with the Pirates in Bradenton.

Eddie the Bat Boy

On Monday April 3, 2022 it is the 58th Anniversary of the date I was the St. Louis Cardinals batboy.  I  wore number 63 and traveled via US 41 on the team bus from St. Petersburgh, Florida to Ft. Myers, Florida to play the Pittsburgh Pirates at Terry Park.  The final score was 12-5 Pirates […]

From Cuba to the O’s

In the top of the eight yesterday, in the 4-4 tie with the Pirates Orioles second baseman Cesar Prieto struck out swinging in his first major league at bat ever.  Prieto escaped Cuba where he played on the national team and arrived in the US on May 26, 2021.

Spring Tie

Our Eddie Michels was in Bradenton this afternoon for the 4-4 spring tie between the Orioles and Pirates. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E BAL 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 10 1 PITT 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 […]

Keller is Stellar

Mitch Keller had a mid-season like outing this afternoon scattering five hits through four innings, striking out four with zero earned runs as the Buccos beat the Bo-Sox 6-2 and pick up his first win of the spring. As Eddie Michels stated earlier in the spring, the Pirates may have something special this year. Daniel […]

Spring Walk-Off for Pirates

Bradenton, Fla. — The Minnesota Twins came up on the short end of a 2-1 walk-off affair in Bradenton this afternoon. The game came to walk-off abrupt end when Pirate second baseman Hunter Owen took Australian Lewis Thorpe deep to seal the spring game 2-1. It was Owen’s only at bat for the game and […]

Some Heat from Lefty Jackson

Sporting the uniform number 32 of the TNXL Baseball Academy in Ocoee, Florida, the left-handed Jackson Soucie of Cambridge, Ontario was sporting a 90-91 MPH fastball for the half dozen scouts present.

O’s Out Slug Pirates

Bradenton, Fla. — The Birds of Baltimore, they are orioles just for the proverbial record, won a slow pitch like softball affair 10-9 and our award-winning photographer Eddie Michels was there. This was not a pitcher’s paradise as Bucs starter Jose Quintana was torched for six runs on six hits in the six outs he […]

Spring Jays… Finally

The Toronto Blue Jays spring training home opener saw fans not having to wait like they did last spring.  The fans were allowed into TD Ballpark at 10:30 AM.  One couple of Canadian fans were there when the stadium opened but were not happy as they had spring training season tickets and because of the […]