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 […]

The language of baseball is enough for Richard Urena

Dunedin, Fla, — Blue Jays shortstop prospect Richard Urena is fluent in baseball. Still, Urena admits that even after two years of minor league baseball with the Blue Jays organization he still struggles with the English language. He stands firm that he is capable of soaking up the best of his experiences in North American […]

Jays hopeful Roemon Fields playing for family

TAMPA, Fla. – Roemon Fields has mailed in many items but none as big as the next package he is hoping to deliver: a major league call-up. Fields, a centre fielder for the Vancouver Canadians in the Northwest League, is currently competing with other prospects at the Blue Jays’ spring training facility after quitting his […]

Wife inspires Jays pitcher Taylor Cole to bigger things

DUNEDIN, FL. — Taylor Cole plays baseball not only for himself, but also for his wife. The 23-year-old Toronto Blue Jays pitching prospect says it has been a blessing having his spouse, Madilyn, supporting him at the organization’s spring training camp this month. Moving with her husband to Florida was a sacrifice Cole does not take […]

Jays’ pitching prospect makes it look easy

DUNEDIN, Fla. — An opportunity to become a professional baseball player was not something Justin Nicolino was going to let slip away. Entering the fall semester at high school, the young southpaw knew that he would have a very important decision to make regarding his future. Nicolino, 19, an Orlando native, decided to turn pro […]