For any Toronto Blue Jays fans still basking in the glow of Wednesday’s 5-2 win against the Boston Red Sox, stop reading this article immediately. Hey, I’m serious!
They often say “a picture speaks a thousand words”. Well, the following graphs do an even better job of showing how the Blue Jays postseason probability has changed during the course of the 2014 season.
(Be warned, this is not for the faint of heart.)
The heady days of June 6 and an 86% chance of making the postseason seem like such a long time ago now, don’t they? Actually, it’s crazy to think that at recently as the start of this month, the Blue Jays fate was still in their own hands. (Relatively speaking at least.)
Certainly, going 7-16 during August is not the form of a team looking to make the show come October time. Jose Bautista sat down with Arash Madani of Sportsnet to discuss the play of the Blue Jays this month, together with his hopes moving forward.