The Toronto Blue Jays were winning 11-0, and it is now currently 11-10. They are playing the Texas Rangers and are possibly in the middle of their biggest blow up in team history, and Texas’s biggest come back in their respective franchise history.
Vernon Wells just stole a home run from Chris Davis off of a shaky slider thrown in by the hands of Scott Downs during the first pitch of the bottom of the seventh. In all honesty it was a very nice catch, at least Wells can still do something right.
The rest of the details of tonight’s game won’t matter to anyone else outside of Texas, Boston or Tampa. Most Toronto fans have already turned off their TV’s, put away their jerseys, and grabbed the Maple Leafs pre season schedule.
Another dismal year for Toronto baseball, the only difference this year compared to last year is the Blue Jays actually played very well at the start of 2009. They indeed played so well that being 12 games under .500 at the end of August would have seemed silly had the words have been uttered in early June.
Just another year, roughly 23 games back of New York, 16 games back of Boston and around 12 games back of Tampa. People will wonder why this collapse happened; here are the five main reasons why the Blue Jays have collapsed from first in the Majors to their more familiar standing of forth in the AL east.