Sleeping Blue Jays baby sums up blowout loss to Red Sox (Video)

The Boston Red Sox had an offensive explosion against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. Boston went off for 18 hits and 14 runs and had a 14-1 lead after five innings. At least one Blue Jays fan realized the game was no longer worth watching by the eighth.

The little guy you see above, who was decked out in Jays gear from head to toe, tried to stay awake with his team trailing by 13 runs but just couldn’t fight it anymore. He definitely wouldn’t have given up if it was the playoffs, but s— happens when you’re getting blown out in the middle of the regular season.

Who wants to watch their team get embarrassed at home? Not this guy:


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Nate McLouth has beer thrown at him after making awesome catch (Video)

Nate-McLouth-beerBaltimore Orioles outfielder Nate McLouth made an outstanding catch in the six inning of a game in Toronto against the Blue Jays on Thursday night. McLouth ran full speed to snag a ball that was heading for foul territory before his momentum sent him crashing into the stands. It’s what came after that spoiled a great moment.

As McLouth made his way back to his position after climbing out of the stands, a fan threw what appeared to be a full can of beer at him. McLouth was clearly upset, and O’s manager Buck Showalter came out onto the field and got together with the umpring crew as they tried to figure out which moron in the stands had done it.

Heckling a player is one thing, but throwing a can of beer from that high up is just plain dangerous.

“It just kind of startled me for a second,” McClouth said after the game, via the Baltimore Sun. “I’m not sure how close it landed. That’s just one person doing something they shouldn’t do. … I’m not sure what happened. Somebody threw a bottle of something.”

Apparently the culprit was identified and ejected.

“It’s unfortunate,” Showalter said. “The umpires and the security do what they do. Unfortunately it happens in ballparks now and then. It’s one person and you don’t group the whole [crowd]. They got rid of him … They did what they were supposed to do and we moved on.”

While you hate to let one person’s actions speak for an entire stadium, it’s interesting to note that former Blue Jays catcher Gregg Zaun ripped Toronto fans last month and said they are getting out of control. Throwing full cans of beer at players would certainly support that notion.

Gregg Zaun: Blue Jays fans are getting drunker and drunker

Blue-Jays-fan-beersThe Toronto Blue Jays have assembled a contender for the 2013 season. The team is off to a disappointing 8-12 start, but there is a lot of baseball left to be played. Last season, the Blue Jays finished the year ranked 23rd in the MLB in attendance. This year, they rank 10th and are drawing an average of just under 30,000 fans at home games.

According to former Jays catcher Gregg Zaun, the early-season losses have resulted in those 30,000 becoming some of the most unruly in baseball.

“It’s very, very prevalent at the Rogers Centre, especially in the later innings when the Jays are losing that people lose their minds,” Zaun told The Toronto Star when asked about the reputation the fans are earning. They’re getting drunker, and drunker and drunker and it’s because fans are getting younger and younger.”

Zaun said he feels that profanity should not be tolerated at all, but he also expressed concern over fans tossing stuff onto the field.

“As a player who played for 16 years, anytime I saw a fan throw something onto the field, I got them ejected,” he said. “I pointed them out to security.”

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Fan rushes field at Blue Jays game, slides into 2nd base, tries to scale wall (Video)

Blue-Jays-fan-rushes-fieldSunday’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox was incredibly exciting — if you’re a Boston fan. The Red Sox destroyed the Jays by a score of 13-0, with Jon Lester pitching a fantastic game and Will Middlebrooks leading the way on offense with three home runs and a double.

Perhaps it was the lopsided affair that inspired one fan as the Rodgers Centre to provide the 40,000-plus in attendance with some unusual entertainment. Many fans have rushed the field at MLB games over the years (some of who have been completely laid out by security), but this guy decided to put a unique spin on it by sliding into second base. He then tried to climb over the outfield wall and escape.

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Lil’ Bautista Curtis Hopkins Throws Out First Pitch at Blue Jays Game (Video)

The Toronto Blue Jays fan they call “Lil’ Bautista” had the honor of throwing out the first pitch of the Blue Jays-Yankees game Friday. Lil’ Bautista (pictured courtesy of Big League Stew) is 7-year-old Curtis Hopkins, a youngster from Acton, Ontario. So what’s the big deal with him? Nothing other than he paints a beard on his face and looks just like Jose Bautista, who actually was out of the lineup Friday with an ankle injury. Check out the video of Lil Bautista throwing out the first pitch at the Jays-Yankees game Friday night:

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