As the Blue Jays prepared on Sunday for Game 3 of the ALCS against the Indians, slugger Jose Bautista very carefully implied that the league has rigged the series against Toronto.
“All you gotta do is look at video and count how many times [Indians pitchers have] thrown pitches over the heart of the plate,” Bautista said according to USA Today’s Mike Vorkunov. “It hasn’t been many. They’ve been able to do that because of the circumstances—that I’m not trying to talk about because I can’t. That’s for you guys to do but you guys don’t really want to talk about that either.”
Well, the Indians’ Twitter account found that humorous, attributing their 2–0 series lead to their great pitching.
Bats is about to smash that unfollow button so hard. It’s on.
– Kenny Ducey