Dunedin Wins First Half Title

By on June 12, 2014
Eddie Michels Photo

Eddie Michels Photo

DUNEDIN, FLA.– (Above) Toronto native Marcus Knecht got off to a good start with a two run double in the first as the Dunedin Blue Jays clinched the Florida State League Northern Division first half crown with a 5-1 victory over the Daytona Cubs.
Knecht also added a solo homer in the fifth was preceded by a solo shot by K. C. Hobson son of former major leaguer Butch Hobson.
Dunedin starter Matt Boyd carried a no hitter into the top of the six when Langley, BC native Wes Darvill hit a solo shot to right to bring the score to the 5-1 final.   (Eddie Michels photo)

Dunedin starter Matt Boyd carried a no hitter into the top of the six when Langley, BC native Wes Darvill hit a solo shot to right to bring the score to the 5-1 final. (Eddie Michels photo)

Langley, BC native Wes Darvill breaks up Matt Boyd's no hit bid in the top of the sixth with a solo homer to right but the Dunedin Blue Jays still prevailed 5-1 over the Dayton Cubs.      The win in the first game of the double header propelled Dunedin into the post season as it clinched the Florida State Leagues first half northern division crown. (Eddie Michels/Photo)

Langley, BC native Wes Darvill breaks up Matt Boyd’s no hit bid in the top of the sixth with a solo homer to right but the Dunedin Blue Jays still prevailed 5-1 over the Dayton Cubs.
     The win in the first game of the double header propelled Dunedin into the post season as it clinched the Florida State Leagues first half northern division crown.
(Eddie Michels/Photo)

Dunedin with the win in the first game of the double header on Thursday June 12, 2014 sports the best record in all of minor league baseball. (Eddie Michels / Photo)

CELEBRATION TIME! Dunedin with the win in the first game of the double header on Thursday June 12, 2014 sports the best record in all of minor league baseball. The Jays played .697 ball with a 46-20 record.
(Eddie Michels / Photo)

 

Blue Jays side note:

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have now signed 23 of the 41 selections made in the 2014 First Year Player Draft, in addition to three non-drafted free agents. A complete list follows.

 RD.     #     Player                          School                                              Pos.        B/T    Class    Player info

2        49    Reid-Foley, Sean      Sandalwood HS (FL)                     RHP        R/R       HS       6’03” 215lbs   AGE: 18

4       114   Morgan, Matt              Thorsby HS (AL)                                C           R/R       HS       6’02” 195lbs   AGE: 18

5       144   Thomas, Lane           Bearden HS (TN)                             CF          R/R       HS       6’01” 180lbs   AGE: 18

8       234   Shafer, Justin             Florida                                              RHP        R/R       JR       6’02” 195lbs   AGE: 21

9       264   Metzler, Ryan             S. Carolina                                        2B          R/R       JR       6’02” 190lbs   AGE: 21

10     294   Romano, Jordan       Oral Roberts                                    RHP        R/R       JR       6’06” 200lbs   AGE: 21(CDN)

14     414   Mallard, Chase          Alabama                                          RHP        R/R       SR       6’02” 185lbs   AGE: 22

15     444   McBroom, Ryan         West Virginia                                     1B          R/L       SR       6’03” 235lbs   AGE: 22

18     534   Isaacs, Dusty              Georgia Tech                                  RHP        R/R       SR       6’01” 200lbs   AGE: 22

19     564   Brantley, Cliff             Adelphi                                              CF          L/R       JR       5’09” 170lbs   AGE: 21

20     594   Attaway, Aaron          Western Carolina                             SS          R/R       SR       5’08” 170lbs   AGE: 22

24     714   Fisk, Conor                 Southern Mississippi                     RHP        R/R       SR       6’02” 230lbs   AGE: 22

26     774   Wheatley, Bob           USC                                                  LHP         L/L       SR       6’05” 220lbs   AGE: 22

28     834   Carlson, Chris            Cal Poly                                             CF          L/L       SR       5’10” 180lbs   AGE: 23

30     894   Garcia, Kevin             Loyola Marymount                            C           R/R       JR       5’10” 190lbs   AGE: 21

31     924   Pepe, Dave                Pace                                                   2B          L/R       SR       5’09” 170lbs   AGE: 22

32     954   Autrey, J.T.                  Lamar                                               RHP        R/R       SR       6’05” 225lbs   AGE: 22

33     984   Wellbrock, Chase      Houston                                            RHP        L/R       SR       5’10” 200lbs   AGE: 22

34   1014  Hinkle, Brandon        Delaware                                         LHP         R/L       SR       5’11” 180lbs   AGE: 23

35   1044  Aquino, Joey              San Diego Christian College       RHP        R/R       SR       6’00” 195lbs   AGE: 23

37   1104  Kraft, Michael             Texas San Antonio                         LHP         L/L       SR       5’11” 175lbs   AGE: 22

39   1164  Lynch, James            Pima CC                                            OF          L/R       SR       6’02” 195lbs   AGE: 22

40   1194  Miller, Trent                Middle Tennessee State                OF          S/R       SR       6’00” 215lbs   AGE: 22

—         —     Claver, Joe                 Illinois State                                     LHP         L/L       JR       6’02” 190lbs   AGE: 22

—         —     Wandling, Jon            Southern Indiana                            RHP        R/R       SR       6’03” 205lbs   AGE: 22

—         —     Davis, Austin              Southeastern University                UTL         L/R       JR       5’10” 180lbs   AGE: 21

 

 

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