[4967Cito_Gaston] When the Jays conclude their home schedule on Wednesday against the New York Yankees, the organization’s greatest skipper will be in his spot in the dugout for the final time. Cito Gaston has had his supporters and detractors since first becoming manager in May of 1989, but no one can argue with the success the team achieved during his two stints.
The Toronto Blue Jays notched their 80th win of the season on Sunday, completing the sweep of Baltimore, with a 5-2 victory over the Orioles.
Jose Bautista hit his 50th home run of the season, making him only the 26th player in Major League history to do so.
In Thursday’s Blue Jay win over the Seattle Mariners, Bautista’s homer marked the only run of the entire game. Though both team’s offenses were stifled by good pitching, Ichiro Suzuki managed to get two hits, the second one being his 200th.
With Cito Gaston’s second stint as manager of the Toronto Blue Jays set to expire on October 3, general manager Alex Anthopoulos has a pretty big decision on his hands.
What started off like a second honeymoon looks to be crashing down to reality.
As the Toronto Blue Jays’ season comes to an end, fans are coming to grips with the possibility that Friday night’s win against the Seattle Mariners could be Roy Halladay’s last start in the home…