Posts Tagged ‘Toronto Blue Jays’

An Osprey’s Nest: Changes in Dunedin

The complex, given to the residents of Dunedin, Fl. by the Louis A. Vanech Foundation will soon be no more.  The area with two parking lots, a children’s playground, two dog parks and three slow-pitch softball fields was given to the Toronto Blue Jays by the city’s mayor and commissioners.  The Blue Jays will be […]

O’Halloran in Orlando

  Connor O’Halloran, son of former Blue Jays farmhand Greg O’Halloran, threw three scoreless innings on Thursday for the U18 Canadian National Junior team.  The young Canadians were playing the Instructional squad of prospects of the Atlanta Braves at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.  

Displacing the Kids?

City of Dunedin workers  look over the children’s play area at the Louis A. Vanech Complex in Dunedin that will be displaced by the Toronto Blue Jays expansion.  The city employees didn’t know where the play area would be moved.  The Blue Jays expansion of the leased Englebert Complex will mean the city will lose […]

Improper Disposal

This pile of old tables, fence padding and other assorted materials used by the Toronto Blue Jays at the Englebert Complex just get thrown over the fence when no longer useful.  This pile is located between the complex itself and the protected wetlands that were damaged over a year and a half ago by the […]

ENGELBERT RV PARK?

Yours truly stumbled on this earlier in the week but this morning I figured a photo and article would be appropriate.      It seems that someone from somewhere has parked their fairly new RV behind field one at the Englebert Recreational Complex, spring training home of the Toronto Blue Jays and its minor league […]

S-Rod Homers as Bucs beat Jays

Bradenton, Fla. — It’s March!!! Sean Rodriguez hit a solo homer to tie the game in the home half of the 2nd.  The the Pirates tacked a single tally in the 6th and a solo homer by Austin Meadows in the 7th to take the game 4-1. Toronto lefty JA Happ started and went two […]

Saunders a Buc

Outfielder Michael Saunders signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday which includes a non-roster invite to spring training.      “Michael had a very very good year in 2016,” said Pirates GM Neal Huntington, “He is a good hitter, a dangerous left handed hitter and he has an opportunity to come […]

The Other Side of Sports TOO-The Did You Know Part 3 of ?

Well fans this issue will be one that takes care of some of the little negative pieces here in the Dunedin, Clearwater area that have affected all of those who are trusting their fellow man.  And remember every graph starts with a did you know.      Note; Please check out the photos with this article […]

Huffman working with Tulowitzki

Nikki Huffman became the second female to become a major league trainer on Friday.  Huffman was promoted  from the Toronto Blue Jays minor league ranks to fill the position created last month when former trainer George Poulis went to the Atlanta Braves.  Huffman worked miracles with Devon Travis. Now she is working with Troy Tulowitzki.  […]

D-Jays to play at J-Russell

With the possible reconstruction of the Dunedin Blue Jays stadium during the 2018 Florida State League season the former Phillies spring training stadium is being reconstructed.  Torn down in 2007 Jack Russell Stadium which was built in 1955 is now being rebuilt using the aluminum bleachers saved from the original stadium.  The new seats are […]