Prior to the Toronto Blue Jays’ game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night at Rogers Centre, manager John Gibbons told the media that he thinks the team can get back to its May-like tear.
Talk about bad timing.
The Jays began their nine-game homestand with an embarrassing 8-0 loss to Tampa Bay, a defeat which further damages any shot at the post-season.
After the humiliation, fans took to Twitter to vent their frustration.
The first wants “pundits” to stop suggesting the Jays “can turn it around.”
The #BlueJays are truly lifeless. Stroman and Hutch 's arms are dead. Why do pundits think they can turn it around. 5-13 in August— Dan Huang (@danohuang) August 23, 2014
This fan obviously disagrees with Gibbons and wonders if the Jays streak in May was simply a result of “crappy pitching” from the opposition.
(OoC) It makes Wilner sad how fans are giving up? Not as sad as it's made the rest of us watch this crumble. #BlueJays— Fake Wilner (@FakeWilner1) August 23, 2014
19 straight outs tonight...24 straight on Tuesday. Losing is one thing...not putting up any sort of fight at all...disheartening. #BlueJays— Dan Elvis (@danelvis1) August 23, 2014