The Toronto Blue Jays clinched their first American League East title in 22 years on Wednesday and the town is going wild. The Jays clobbered the Orioles 15-2 on Wednesday to take the title. I was at a Lawn Bowling Banquet, and everyone was surreptitiously watching the game on their phones instead of listening to the speeches.
You don't follow baseball? Well, this is a huge deal here in Toronto, and throughout Canada, as the Blue Jays are the only MLB team in this country. Never mind that only two of the team were born in Canada, other team members come from mainly the USA, with the rest from Mexico, Australia, Venezuela, Japan, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
I usually manage to get to at least one game per year.... 2014 vs Kansas City Royals, 2011 vs Tampa Bay Rays, 2010 vs St Louis Cardinals. This year's game was vs. Oakland As... my photos are still in the camera! Didn't blog it, sorry.
First game of the playoffs will be on October 8. Tickets are already sold out. Meanwhile let's sing along: