Blue Jays spring training

A look at the Toronto Blue Jays as they prepare for the 2013 baseball season.

On Thursday, Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki had fun with a photographer who mistook him for a pitcher.
Video: Troy Tulowitzki plays along with a photographer who thought he was a pitcher
On Thursday, Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki had fun with a photographer who mistook him for a pitcher.
On Thursday, Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki had fun with a photographer who mistook him for a pitcher.
Video: Troy Tulowitzki plays along with a photographer who thought he was a pitcher
On Thursday, Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki had fun with a photographer who mistook him for a pitcher.
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Danny Barnes practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Danny Barnes practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Danny Barnes practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Joe Biagini (31) and relief pitcher Danny Barnes, right, do a dance on the field during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Joe Biagini (31) and relief pitcher Danny Barnes, right, do a dance on the field during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Joe Biagini (31) and relief pitcher Danny Barnes, right, do a dance on the field during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Luis Santos, right, practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Luis Santos, right, practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Luis Santos, right, practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The Toronto Blue Jays pitching staff crosses fields during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The Toronto Blue Jays pitching staff crosses fields during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The Toronto Blue Jays pitching staff crosses fields during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Luis Santos reacts on the field during spring training baseball practice, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Luis Santos reacts on the field during spring training baseball practice, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Luis Santos reacts on the field during spring training baseball practice, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Tim Mayza practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Tim Mayza practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Tim Mayza practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Joe Biagini, right, laughs with his teammates as he practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Joe Biagini, right, laughs with his teammates as he practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Joe Biagini, right, laughs with his teammates as he practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez practices a drill during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez practices during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez practices during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez practices during spring training baseball, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin (55) tags out Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter Corey Dickerson (10) at home plate during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Rays deal Dickerson to Pirates for Hudson and minor leaguer
Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin (55) tags out Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter Corey Dickerson (10) at home plate during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson poses on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson poses on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson poses on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jaime Garcia helps Gift Ngoepe with his Spanish pronunciation before a video session on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jaime Garcia helps Gift Ngoepe with his Spanish pronunciation before a video session on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jaime Garcia helps Gift Ngoepe with his Spanish pronunciation before a video session on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez smiles during a video session on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez smiles during a video session on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez smiles during a video session on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak talks about bats with Anthony Alford at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak talks about bats with Anthony Alford at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak talks about bats with Anthony Alford at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Yangervis Solarte poses as pitcher Roberto Osuna pretends to do a high kick delivery on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Yangervis Solarte poses as pitcher Roberto Osuna pretends to do a high kick delivery on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Yangervis Solarte poses as pitcher Roberto Osuna pretends to do a high kick delivery on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar, left, and Josh Donaldson walk off the field on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar, left, and Josh Donaldson walk off the field on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar, left, and Josh Donaldson walk off the field on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk, left, and Teoscar Hernandez wait their turn on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk, left, and Teoscar Hernandez wait their turn on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk, left, and Teoscar Hernandez wait their turn on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna smiles during a video session on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna smiles during a video session on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna smiles during a video session on photo day at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday Feb. 22, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield hits a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning of a baseball game, in Toronto. Merrifield fought every spring to make the Royals roster, usually to no avail. Once he broke through, he made sure he would never give his spot away. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Merrifield went from non-prospect to leading AL in steals
FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield hits a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning of a baseball game, in Toronto. Merrifield fought every spring to make the Royals roster, usually to no avail. Once he broke through, he made sure he would never give his spot away. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marco Estrada pitches at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marco Estrada pitches at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marco Estrada pitches at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna warms up at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna warms up at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna warms up at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman smiles during live batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman smiles during live batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman smiles during live batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman pitches live batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman pitches live batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman pitches live batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman throws from his knees at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman throws from his knees at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman throws from his knees at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak, right, reaches towards teammate Kendrys Morales as he passes at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak, right, reaches towards teammate Kendrys Morales as he passes at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak, right, reaches towards teammate Kendrys Morales as he passes at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk warms up at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk warms up at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk warms up at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays, from left, Ezequiel Carrera, Kevin Pillar, Randal Grichuk and Dalton Pompey wait for batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays, from left, Ezequiel Carrera, Kevin Pillar, Randal Grichuk and Dalton Pompey wait for batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays, from left, Ezequiel Carrera, Kevin Pillar, Randal Grichuk and Dalton Pompey wait for batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar, left, and Randal Grichuk wait for batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar, left, and Randal Grichuk wait for batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar, left, and Randal Grichuk wait for batting practice at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson gets ready for fielding drills at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson gets ready for fielding drills at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson gets ready for fielding drills at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield hits a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning of a baseball game, in Toronto. Merrifield fought every spring to make the Royals roster, usually to no avail. Once he broke through, he made sure he would never give his spot away. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield hits a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning of a baseball game, in Toronto. Merrifield fought every spring to make the Royals roster, usually to no avail. Once he broke through, he made sure he would never give his spot away. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield hits a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning of a baseball game, in Toronto. Merrifield fought every spring to make the Royals roster, usually to no avail. Once he broke through, he made sure he would never give his spot away. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Toronto Blue Jays' Troy Tulowitzki watches as Devon Travis throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Troy Tulowitzki watches as Devon Travis throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Troy Tulowitzki watches as Devon Travis throws at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Rowdy Tellez fields a ground ball at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Rowdy Tellez fields a ground ball at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays' Rowdy Tellez fields a ground ball at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

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