David Price news leaves Blue Jays fans feeling rejected

Toronto Blue Jays fans on social media were left feeling spurned after reports surfaced Tuesday that starting pitcher David Price had agreed to a seven-year, $217-million US deal with the AL East rival Boston Red Sox.

Star pitcher reportedly agrees to join AL East rival Boston

David Price has reportedly made his stay in Toronto a short one by agreeing to sign with the Boston Red Sox. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

"It's not you, it's me."

This is what we imagine David Price could be saying to heartbroken Toronto Blue Jays fans.

Price has reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $217-million US deal with (and this is the part that really hurts) with the AL East division rival Boston Red Sox.

After tweeting his support and understanding, fellow Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman couldn't help but throw in a dig, and get his game face on.

Stroman was easily one of the most vocal Blue Jay players championing a long-term signing of Price. He even joyously live tweeted on the day Toronto acquired Price at the trade deadline. 

Several Blue Jays fans aren't mad at Price, with many feeling he deserves the huge pay day. It was an offer he simply couldn't refuse. 

Many Blue Jays fans weren't surprised he didn't stay, and at least there is closure now. 

And we can all agree that David Price is a stand-up guy.

And although we wish him well, Toronto councillor and Twitter phenom Norm Kelly said it best.

But as long as we all #cometogether, we're sure we can get over it? Right, Toronto? Pass the Haagen-Dazs. 


Were you surprised or upset when you heard the news of Price's departure? Let us know in the comments below. 

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