The best thing about the game yesterday was simple. The guy who needed to hit the big homer hit the big homer.
Marcus Stroman pitching like a beast on his 25th birthday (eight strong innings!) and winning a series at the Trop were both great things, but watching Troy Tulowitzki connect on a homer that made it 5-1 in the 9th felt cathartic. Bautista tried to get it done earlier in the inning, but couldn't do it. It was ok, because it was meant for Tulo.
The boys also finished the game in Tampa early enough to do this:
That girl on the right can't believe her luck.
So this was just a matter of time:
The Jays are back in town to host the Rangers for the first time since the ALDS. We've all read amazing things about Game 5. Here it is from the Rangers' POV. It's harrowing.