Some exciting baseball on the last day of the season in the NL. I was hoping the Padres would win, just because I think 1 game playoffs are fun and since a San Diego win would set up two 1 game playoffs, I was cheering for that.
I thought I'd look through the teams to look for former Blue Jays or Canadians on any of the four NL playoff bound teams.
San Francisco Giants: No Jays or Canadians that I can find. Reliever Guillermo Mota was an Expo for 3 seasons. Former Beach Boy Brian Wilson (with the ugliest dyed beard) is their closer.
Cincinnati Reds: Scott Rolen and Canadian Joey Votto are important parts of the team.
Atlanta Braves: Manager Bobby Cox was manager here, long ago. Troy Glaus, Alex Gonzalez and good luck charm Eric Hinske were all Jays.
Philadelphia Phillies: Jayson Werth was a Jay. John Mayberry's father, John Mayberry was a Jay. I'm sure you have all forgotten but Roy Halladay was a Jay for a few seasons too. He didn't make much of an impression here. Catcher Brian Schneider was an Expo.
Let me know who I've missed.