Sombre Blue Jay fans stepped into the night after watching their team fall short of the World Series for the second consecutive year. While many were upset, others called the season a success despite losing the American League Championship Series.
The Toronto Blue Jays' season is over after a five-game loss to Cleveland in the American League Championship Series. The era of Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion anchoring the team's offence may have come to an end along with it.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons shrugged off the suggestion Wednesday that star slugger Jose Bautista had given the Indians some juicy bulletin-board material by suggesting rookie Cleveland pitcher Ryan Merritt would be "shaking in his boots."
Aaron Sanchez pitched six strong innings and the Toronto bats finally woke up as the Blue Jays staved off playoff elimination Tuesday with a 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series.
Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman was anything but happy after his performance in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Monday night. Two of the three hits he allowed went over the fence for solo homers
Mike Napoli homered and drove in two runs and Cleveland survived a bizarre, bloody pitching cameo by Indians starter Trevor Bauer to defeat Toronto 4-2 Monday night, burying the Blue Jays in an 0-3 hole in the American League Championship Series.