Toronto Blue Jays ready to kick off home schedule in Dunedin, Fla.
Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Joe Panik (2) fields a hit by Texas Rangers' Nick Solak (15) during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 7, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. Texas won 2-1. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:48AM EDT
DUNEDIN, Fla. - The Toronto Blue Jays will play their second straight home opener away from Rogers Centre tonight.
The Blue Jays will call their spring-training facility in Dunedin, Fla., home as they face the Los Angeles Angels.
Toronto will be playing out of 8,500-seat TD Ballpark for at least the first three homestands because of COVID-19 border restrictions.
The Blue Jays made Sahlen Field in Buffalo, N.Y., their home stadium last year. It normally is home for their triple-A affiliate.
The Blue Jays have said a return to Buffalo is possible later this season. The team hopes to return to Toronto at some point.
The Blue Jays are 3-3 on the season after losing two of three against the Texas Rangers in a series completed on Wednesday.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 8, 2021.