With all the mounting injuries was anyone really thinking the Toronto Blue Jays could compete for a Wild Card berth? If they were, those hopes were crushed yesterday when the team suffered the worst shutout loss in franchise history, embarrassed 16-0 by the Oakland A's yesterday at Rogers Centre.
Struggling Ricky Romero was chased from the game after an inning and a third and to add insult to injury, catcher J.P. Arencibia suffered a broken right hand on a foul tip and will be out for six weeks.
Hey, on the bright side, it's hard to believe with all the struggles over the years that it took until now to suffer the worst shutout in franchise history, right?
Watch the lowlights if you dare: