Tag Archives: Playoffs

Not Our Moment

It’s over. About fifteen empty minutes ago, the Toronto Blue Jays were officially eliminated from the playoffs by the Cleveland Indians. For the second year in a row, I sat on my couch and watched as another team celebrated a … Continue reading

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Oh What A Night

It is 3:27 a.m. My arms are shaking. My throat is sore. My eyes won’t close. I’m not sure if my ears are still attached to my head. And there has been a smile across my face for the last four and a … Continue reading

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Eliminated

This hurts. This really hurts. Game 7 is not necessary. It’s over. The Toronto Blue Jays are officially eliminated from the 2015 MLB postseason. It wasn’t supposed to end this way, but sports can’t provide every team with a happy ending. … Continue reading

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Clinched

I have goosebumps just thinking about it. There are chills running through my body that cannot be mitigated by a sweater or blanket. I don’t know if I should smile, laugh, shake my head, or just sit here and cry. I’ll … Continue reading

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Flying High

I fell in love with the Toronto Blue Jays and the game of baseball during the summer of 1998 as a six-year-old child. I was sitting in front of the TV, flipping channels, and came across a Blue Jays game. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to The Hockey Gods

Dear Hockey Gods, I refuse to start this letter by asking “how are you?” For if I did, I wouldn’t be able to write the rest of the letter until I hear a reply, right? Wouldn’t that be the noble … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork Playoffs

Bases loaded. Bottom of the 9th. Two out. Tie game. You’re up at bat. It’s winning time, and an opportunity to be the hero has presented itself. If you deliver, you get carried off the field on your teammates’ shoulders. … Continue reading

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