Friday, May 3, 2013
Dunedin Blue Jays celebrate local craft brews with special guests Sea Dog Brewing Company, Dunedin Brewery and Florida Avenue Ales, to name a few.
Saturday marks a night of brews and baseball at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Special guests Sea Dog Brewing Company, Dunedin Brewery and Florida Avenue Ales highlight the Dunedin Blue Jays' first "Craft Beer Night" on May 4. Catch Dunedin's Florida State League North Division leaders take on the Brevard County Manatees and sample some of Dunedin's favorite craft beers and local brews from the following companies: Game starts at 6:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $7 a person. Upcoming Ballpark Promotions: Sign up for the free Dunedin Patch email newsletter to stay connected to your community.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Cowhead's famed blues-metal group is ready to kick the door in on the Dunedin Blue Jays' 2013 season.
Cowhead's rock 'n' roll set kicks the door in on the Dunedin Blue Jays' 2013 season on Thursday. Pitbull Toddler, a blues-metal group largely comprised of on-air personalities on the "Cowhead Show" (3 to 7 p.m. weekdays on 102.5 The Bone FM), promises to set a melt-your-face tone as the D-Jays open an exciting season April 4 against neighboring Florida State League rivals The Clearwater Threshers at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. The upcoming season begins with former Toronto star Ricky Romero on the roster, as well as a jam-packed schedule of events and promotions, including a weekend of festivities when the D-Jays play host to the Florida State League All-Star game in June. Thursday's game against the Threshers starts at 6:30 p.m. …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Sportsnet, a sports broadcasting network, is planning weeks of coverage from Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, as the sports world keeps all eyes on Dunedin at the start of Spring Training season.
With some experts predicting Toronto to win Major League Baseball's World Championship this year, the sports world is keeping all eyes on Dunedin as the 2013 Spring Training season gets underway. Sportsnet, a sports broadcasting network, filmed its show "Connected" live in front of Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on Monday, Feb. 18, and reports that it has every intention of continuing its coverage from Dunedin. In a Facebook photo Monday, Janette Donoghue, Dunedin Blue Jays president, tagged Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia being interviewed by Sportsnet in front of the same Douglas Avenue stadium where she works every day. She wrote: "Spring Training is almost here!!!" Here's a look at Sportsnet's upcoming plans in Dunedin: …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The Dunedin Blue Jays celebrated clinching a playoff spot by going old school, creating Nintendo-inspired season highlights in a YouTube video.
To celebrate their clinching of a playoff spot earlier this summer and to get their fans pumped up for the upcoming postseason, the Dunedin Blue Jays have gone old school. In fact, they've turned clock all the way back to '80s with the Nintendo-inspired highlight video they unveiled this week on YouTube. The video includes 8-bit highlights from their June 20 win over Clearwater, when the D-Jays clinched the Florida State League's North division and a trip to the playoffs. It's an updated version of Nintendo's 1987 classic R.B.I. Baseball, complete with Dunedin players and commentary, and even a modern, computerized soundtrack featuring the players' actual walk-up music. Vince Caffiero, the team's coordinator of community relations and …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Fans attended the Dunedin Blue Jays Super Hero Night wearing their best costumes. See what else the D-Jays have in store for fans.
Perfect for a summer filled with highly-anticipated super hero blockbuster films, fans came out to Florida Auto Exchange Stadium to watch the Dunedin Blue Jays last Saturday donning their best super hero attire. A number of people dressed in costumes the ran the gamut of their favorite Star Wars character to their best impression of popular Marvel and DC Super Heroes. On Deck: Share your photos from Super Hero Night by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button.
Friday, April 13, 2012
As part of Major League Baseball's spring training with the Toronto Blue Jays calling Dunedin their spring home each year, baseball is a major boost to Florida's economy.
In a release honoring the Florida cities, including Dunedin, that host Major League Baseball spring training sites, Florida Gov. Rick Scott emphasized the economic impact baseball has on the Sunshine State. Locally, that's the Toronto Blue Jays, which call Dunedin home each spring. In 2009, a study conducted by Bonn Marketing Research Group of Tallahassee concluded that spring training baseball brought an influx of some $753 million into the Florida economy. “Florida’s great weather and sporting events like spring training continue to draw people to our state,” Scott said, “We are grateful to all of the visitors and businesses that made Spring Training a success and look forward to another exciting season of baseball.” The Blue Jays drew …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
It’s that time of year again! Dunedin Patch tells you everything you need to know about spring training for the Toronto Blue Jays and the Grapefruit League.
For hardcore baseball fans and lovers of spring weather, there’s no sweeter phrase than “pitchers and catchers report." The Toronto Blue Jays officially kicked off their 2012 spring campaign on Tuesday (Feb. 21), when pitchers and catchers reported to Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. The rest of the position players have until Friday to check in. As we count the days until the first game, Patch presents a fan’s guide to Blue Jays spring training. What do I need to know about Florida Auto Exchange Stadium? Built in 1990, the Toronto Blue Jays’ spring training home has had a few names — Grant Field and Knology Park among them — before being named after a prominent area automobile dealer in 2010. Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas …