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#pounditFriday, June 14, 2024

Indians troll Jose Bautista after clinching series

Ryan Merritt

The Cleveland Indians punched their ticket to the World Series on Wednesday by defeating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 in Game 5 of the ALCS, and they were in a saucy mood afterwards.

One particular Indians player decided to troll outspoken Jays outfielder, Jose Bautista.

Then Jose Ramirez went on Twitter to say something similar:

So did Trevor Bauer:

And Corey Kluber:

Bautista was the most productive Jays hitter on Wednesday, as he went 2-for-4 with a double in the game. However, his team was blanked and failed to score a run, even allowing Indians starter Ryan Merritt to shut them out over 4.1 innings.

Why was that significant?

Well, you may recall that after Toronto won Game 4 to avoid elimination, Bautista tried intimidating the Indians rookie pitcher with these comments.

This was essentially Merritt and Cleveland’s “How you like dem apples” response.

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