The Cosmic Ballet of Toronto's Big 3 Pro Sports Teams

Despite frustrating me for three quarters, the Raptors actually won in Milwaukee yesterday to tie their first round series with the Bucks at 2 games apiece. They should advance to the second round, although nothing is a surety when this team is in the playoffs. They're rather unpredictable, hence the frustration.

Tonight I'll be glued to the Leafs game as we try to win at home to force a game seven with the President's Trophy winning Capitals. What a series this has been... four games have been decided in OT and the other was decided by a single goal. The Leafs are hanging with the big boys and it's been thrilling.

Meanwhile, the Blue Jays are in Anaheim so I've been waking up to find out how we've done. We lost last night, lowering our record to 4-13. That's a .235 winning percentage. That's bad... very, very bad.

The past two years the Jays and Leafs were flipped. The Jays were thrilling, advancing to two ALCS. The Leafs were junk. They've essentially switched spots on the Toronto pro sports spectrum.

One day, all three teams will be competitive. It's never happened before, but hope springs eternal. In the meantime, I'm just glad we've had two out of three in the playoffs the past few years. It sure beats how things looked a mere five years ago.

And two out of three ain't bad.


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Rob J

Reminder that there's a solid list of now-disappointed fanbases who had read way too much in almost beating or actually beating the Caps in the playoffs or have sought hope despite a first-round loss to any elite team.

April 23, 2017 @ 10:53 PM

mrmojorisinca

it was a fun ride.
will be watching the Pens vs Caps now..lets go Sid

April 24, 2017 @ 2:34 PM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike

@mrmojoisinca

That's where I'm at.... cheering for Sid and the Pens. A Crosby vs. McDavid final would be neat.

April 24, 2017 @ 2:36 PM

mrmojorisinca

It would be...but a little part of me thinks (assuming they keep playing well) the preds might come out of the west and it would be nice for PK :) kinds FU to the Habs LOL

April 24, 2017 @ 3:38 PM

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