The 2009 Blue Jays in a Haiku

Posted: 5th October 2009 by Ian Hunter in MLB
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Tip of the cap to the ladies at Babes of Baseball for inspiring me to write this Haiku, which pretty much summarizes the entire season for the Toronto Blue Jays: Memories of the spring
Keep us warm in October.
That and the bourbon. It ended in a way that we've become all too familiar with in 2009ùa one-run loss in extra innings (on an error, to boot). That makes a grand total of 28 one-run losses and 13 losses in extra innings for the Jays this year.

So the Blue Jays finish with a 75-87 record, the ninth worst finish in franchise history and the worst since 2004, when they were 64-94. The funny thing is that this is pretty much where everybody pegged the Blue Jays to be at the end of this yearùfourth place in the AL East or worse.

Even looking back at the ...

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