Eddie’s Spring Weekend Update

By on March 3, 2014

DUNEDIN, FLA.– Spring Training is in full swing, here’s some of the weekend’s action. ¬†after a 12-2 loss to Minnesota today, the Jays are 3-3.

On Sunday, Toronto Blue Jay right fielder Jose Bautista connects for his second home run of the spring, clearing the left field fence with plenty to spare. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

R. A. Dickey made his first start to the spring Thursday against the Phillies. Dickey went two innings allowing two hits and an unearned run while walking two and striking out two. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Right-hander Liam Hendriks got his first save of the spring for the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday February 28, 2014. Hendriks allowed just a walk in his one inning of work. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Manager John Gibbons as ask Sunday about his closer Casey Janssen. “He had and MRI on his right shoulder,” said Gibbons, “But he will be ready to go.” Gibbons was also ask about outfielder Anthony Gose, “He’s doing a lot of things. His confidence is a big part of what he is doing, he is dangerous on the base paths and has a good bat.” (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Brett Lawrie working out last week (EDDIE MICHELS / PHOTO)

Gose back to the track… and he makes the catch! Anthony Gose getting some work on bringing in deep fly balls (EDDIE MICHELS / PHOTO)

Brett Lawrie takes BP on Saturday the 1st of March (EDDIE MICHELS / PHOTO)

Mike Nickeas didn’t make the road trip to Sarasota against the Orioles so he stayed back and worked out at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Nickeas was ask about catching R. A. Dickey with the Mets. “I caught him in 2011 and 2012, a two-hitter and a one hitter,” said Nickeas, “I used a sack of potatoes.” The sack of potatoes referred to his catchers mitt. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Former Toronto Blue Jays great Fred McGriff returned Friday February 28, 2014 as a special instructor during the team’s spring training. McGriff was ask about any first impressions on returning, “The place is still here,” said McGriff questioning the fact that the stadium was still standing. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Bob Elliott Hall Of Fame Hat Appears in Dunedin (EDDIE MICHELS / PHOTO)




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