Jays teen Gold is taking his glittering opportunity

DUNEDIN, Fla— Little did Ryan Gold know that his visit to the 2016 Carolina Country Music Festival would prove to be the biggest day of his young career. After spending three days staring at his computer screen waiting for his name to come up on the Major League Baseball draft board, Gold left believing he […]

Blue Jays prospect Cole balances faith and baseball

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Toronto Blue Jays prospect Taylor Cole has different priorities than an average baseball player. The 25-year-old pitcher missed two years of baseball to go on a Latter Day Saints mission in Toronto from 2008 – 2010; something he has no regrets about. The Las Vegas native was drafted right after high school […]

Jays’ prospect Matt Smoral happy with family advice

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Matt Smoral passed on his college plans and listened to family advice. The 20 year old attended Solon high school in Ohio and was drafted by the Blue Jays in the first round (50th overall) in 2012. He also signed a letter of intent to play at the University of North Carolina, […]

Nick Wells watches his team

Nick Wells ready to learn as he goes

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Nick Wells never guessed his career would begin north of the border. The left-handed hurler doesn’t have many memories of Toronto Blue Jays success that he can think back to, unsurprisingly, considering he was born three years after the team’s last visit to the post-season. Wells had no idea his career would […]