Roemon Fields

It’s never too late for Jays prospect Roemon Fields

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Roemon Fields gave up on baseball after college, but made his return to the sport he loves by joining the Toronto Blue Jays organization after lots of convincing from family. Following a career at Yakima Valley Community College and Bethany College, the undrafted 26-year-old worked at Lids before getting a job with the post […]

Mr. and Mrs. Brenton from Brantford outside Florida Auto Exchange Stadium

Canada comes together as one

From cap to t-shirt, tote bag to earrings, Toronto Blue Jays logos adorned Marilyn Ryerse’s outfit. Ryerse was one of thousands of fans who streamed into the Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on a sunny Tuesday afternoon to watch the Jays take on Team Canada in spring training action. But on this day, the most powerful stories had nothing to do with the boxscore.

Rivera earns major league praise for his outfield play with U. Tampa

TAMPA, Fla.– Few things electrify a baseball crowd more than watching an outfielder flex his athletic ability and chase down a ball that is seemingly out of reach. Richie Rivera, centre-fielder for the University of Tampa Spartans of the Sunshine State Conference, continues to impress the fans and coaches with his fielding, showing that defence […]

Blue Jays’ John La Prise bounces back from injury

DUNEDIN, Fla. — John La Prise has never been to Toronto, but he is genuinely hyped to be playing for Canada’s beloved Blue Jays and their minor league affiliates. The second baseman was born exactly two months before the Jays beat his hometown Phillies to win the 1993 World Series. Now, 23 years later, he’s […]

La Prise: Aspires to follow in the footsteps of his favourite Blue Jay

DUNEDIN, FLA. – Four games into his junior year at the University of Virginia, John La Prise was sidelined with a hip injury that required season-ending surgery. Though, that had no effect on the Toronto Blue Jays front office as they selected the former Cavalier infielder/outfielder in the 19th round, (572nd overall), of the 2015 MLB draft.