Rays take funny shot at Blue Jays over weather postponement
The Tampa Bay Rays are hosting the Toronto Blue Jays for a three-game series this week, and they are using it as an opportunity for a perfectly-executed roast.
Back in April, the Blue Jays had an unfortunate weather-related moment before a scheduled game against the Kansas City Royals. The Jays had tweeted that snowy conditions outside would not stop the game from being played due to the Rogers Centre having a retractable roof. Little did they know however that ice from the nearby CN Tower would fall onto said roof, leading to snow spill on the field and the aforementioned game ultimately being postponed.
Well this is awkward.
Blue Jays official account tweets that weather wont stop from them playing. A few hours later, ice falls from CN tower on to Rogers Centre roof, snow pours onto field. Blue Jays delete original tweet and post new one: pic.twitter.com/8HivSSa65U
— Yoni (@OriginalYoni) April 16, 2018
Fast forward to Monday. As their series with Toronto was about to kick off, the Rays posted a fantastic reference to the mishap with a verbatim reiteration of the Jays’ notorious original tweet, emoji and all.
Weather update: Due to our stadium having a roof, today's game will be…
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) June 11, 2018
The Rays are quickly becoming known for dunking on their AL East rivals on Twitter, and we have to say that this one was especially well-played.