Posts Tagged ‘Josh Donaldson’

Hitting Advice did not Work for Jays

Tampa, Fla. — The Jays dropped a 6-5 Grapefruit League decision on Saturday to the New York Yankees at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.  Joe Biagini took the loss allowing two runs, both unearned on two hits and struck out one over 2/3 of an inning.  The Blue Jays made four errors in the game, including […]

Donaldson’s First Game

Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson (right calf strain) connects for a possible double with an RBI in his first game of the spring.  Not taking a chance by running bases Donaldson did trot to first on the ball hit off the left field wall at the Phillies Carpenter Complex.      

Springtime Rivals: Phils Win

Clearwater, Fla. — A pair of spring training juggernauts did battle Saturday in front of a sellout crowd at Bright House Field in Clearwater, as the Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays entered the game with a combined record of 17-4-3 thus far. The Phillies again rode a strong offensive performance to victory, pounding out […]

FORE! Jason Dufner in the Cage

PGA Pro Jason Dufner takes batting practice with the 2015 AL East Champion Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday prior to their spring training game against the Minnesota Twins in Dunedin.  Dufner, who played in a PRO-AM tournament during the off season with AL MVP Josh Donaldson, appeared to make contact with the ball. Dufner will be […]

40th Spring Start gets Tied Up

Dunedin, Fla. — The 2002 All-Star Game and spring training it’s OK to tie.  4-4 Jays and Phillies. RA Dickey got the start and pitched two innings giving up a run on two hits and Dwight Smith Jr. tied it in the bottom of the ninth scoring on a wild pitch. “Right now it’s not at […]

A MVP Text and Stretch

2015 AL MVP Josh Donaldson multi tasks while stretching at the Toronto Blue Jays Mattick Complex.  He appeared to get in all his stretching exercises and his text messages.

The Best 3B in Major League Baseball

  On Thursday, Manny Machado hit his 14th home run of the season. Matching the highest total of his young carer. So, I pose the question; is he the best third baseman in the league?     Certainly the talent pool surrounding the hot-corner is abundant. Mike Moustakas of the Kansas City Royals is currently […]

2015 Opening Day Roster

      Pitchers LHP Mark Buehrle, RHP Miguel Castro, LHP Brett Cecil, RHP R.A. Dickey, RHP Marco Estrada, RHP Liam Hendriks, RHP Drew Hutchison, LHP Colt Hynes, LHP Aaron Loup, LHP Daniel Norris, RHP Roberto Osuna, RHP Todd Redmond, RHP Aaron Sanchez. Catchers Russell Martin, Dioner Navarro     Infielders Josh Donaldson, Edwin Encarnacion, […]

Eddie Michels Photo in Ft. Myers

  Jays 9, Redsox 7   In the unique three sequence of Eddie Michel photos below, Dalton Pompey is nearly hit in the head.  Pompey uses acrobatics to avoid pitch and then lays down a perfectly executed squeeze.   TORONTO (9) AT BOSTON (7) TORONTO AB R H BI BOSTON AB R H BI Reyes […]

Dalton and Devon MLB Bound

    Ft. Myers, Fla. — During John Gibbon’s press conference at Jet Blue Park in Ft. Myers he said, “They’re on the team (Roberto) Osuna, (Miguel) Castro and (Colt) Hymes, we told them last night.  They have done a tremendous job, they are very valuable to our bullpen and we are excited.”  As to Michael […]