Originally written on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Before I dive into my Red Sox admiration rant, I want to provide the disclaimer for this blog. I am a long-time Toronto Blue Jays fan and have been programmed to hate the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. I am supposed to hate John Farrell for leaving Toronto high and dry for his triumphant to return to Beantown. Yet I cant find it within myself to hate these guys, furthermore they are the very gritty, bearded gamers I so wish my beloved Blue Jays would model themselves after. In my defence, I have suffered severely this season watching the Blue Jays day in and day out fall further in the AL East standings. In a season where optimism had reached levels only attained in 1992 and 1993, the Jays futility started right from the onset of the season. The entire season I have witnessed the Blue Jays strike three whining, the flexing and the damn “Lo Viste” salute every-time they manage to get to second base.  Call me “old school” but when your 23.5 games behind the division leader s...
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