Posts Tagged ‘Blue Jays’

For the 45th Time the Van Rolls In

For the 45th spring training the Toronto Blue Jays moving van has arrived for spring training at the team’s spring training site in Dunedin, Florida. The van first went to the former clubhouse on the south side of the new complex before being redirected by team personnel. And meanwhile… How sod is this…

Out with Non-Folding

Workers started on Wednesday tearing out the old seats at the Toronto Blue Jays spring training home Dunedin Stadium at Grant Field.  The present stadium was built in 1990 with a capacity of 6106 but was reconfigured in 2003 to a capacity of 5509.  The seats being removed are the originals from 1990 and were […]

Jays at the Jack?

The steel support beams from the former bleacher sections at Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater have been moved into place behind home plate.  The former first and third base stands are now going to be put up behind home plate for seating.  The stadium is presently being used by Clearwater High School and the St. […]

Cecil throws 24

Lefty Brett Cecil (left lat) threw 24-pitches in a shortened inning on Saturday against recent Jays draft picks.  With a 90-91 MPH fastball and a 82-83 MPH breaking ball Cecil said afterwards, “I feel good.”  It’s not known when Cecil will pitch next. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Tulo to Play in Dunedin Saturday?

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitizki (right oblique) went 0-2 with a walk during an extended spring training game against the Phillies on Friday.  Only playing three innings Tulowitizki played errorless ball in the field at short.  Extended spring training ended on Friday and it’s assumed Tulowitizki will play for Class-A Dunedin on Saturday. (Above) […]

Jays sign Happ for Three Years

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed lefty J.A. Happ to a three year contract worth US $36 million. Happ made 31 starts for Seattle and Pittsburgh last season, going 11-8 with a 3.61 ERA, posting career-highs in innings (172) and strikeouts (151). Following a trade to the Pirates in July, the left-hander went 7-2 with a 1.85 ERA […]

Godzilla at Mattick

Former Yankee Hideki Matsui is shown taking in the Yankee vs Blue Jays instructional game on Friday at the Mattick Complex.  Matsui is a guest coach with the Yankees after playing 10 seasons in the majors for the Yankees, Angels, A’s and Rays.  He hit .282 with 175 homers, 760 RBI and made the All […]

Getting Rowdy for Arizona

Toronto Blue Jays prospect Rowdy Tellez (broken right hand) works on taking grounders at first in preparation for playing in the Arizona Fall League next month.  The 20-year old Tellez was a 30th round pick of the Blue Jays in 2013 and broke his right hand while playing for Upper-A Dunedin.

Gustavo! He’s back…

Former Blue Jays farmhand Gustavo Pierre returned to the team who signed him on Thursday but this time as a pitcher not an infielder.  Signed by the Blue Jays in 2008 out of the Dominican as an infielder he spent from 2009 through 2014 in the minors reaching Double-A New Hampshire.  Then on August 31, 2014 Pierre […]

AUDIO: Dunn’s Dugout View 8-3-15

  In Kris Dunn’s Dugout View The  Jays & Royals round 1, Bryce Harper no MVP, and Hey Blue you stink