That’s a preeeeeeeeeeeetty good price for a Blue Jays ticket that you see in the image above (which was first brought to my attention by the great @Minor_Leaguer, and I believe is an accurate visual approximation of what tonight’s crowd will look like — HEYO!). Y’know, unless you’re the one of the suckers — like yours goddamn truly — who bought season tickets, or otherwise has already paid for a live, in-person, up-close view of this shit show.
Yes, yes, it’ll get better. It might even get good at some point down the line. But it sure as hell ain’t that right now. And, of course, there is a reason why this game, in particular may not be of a whole lot of interest to locals reeling from the play of the Blue Jays, the injuries to the Blue Jays, the match-ups due to be faced by the Blue Jays, or the reinforcements brought in by the Blue Jays…
This is literally the entire city of Toronto over the last few days:
Oh, sure, some fans were on the Leafs bandwagon before they showed that they might genuinely have it in them to beat the mighty Washington Capitals — though for the life of me I’ll never understand why — but things have gotten even wackier thanks to this confluence of horrific events.
And while I know we know some people will show up, I reckon we’re all likely getting the feeling tonight the Rogers Centre is going to party like it’s 2009.