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Poll Time: Vote for the Blue Jays top moment of the 2010s

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As I mentioned back here, we are going to run a series of polls to pick out the top 20 Blue Jays moments of the 2010s.

I’ve got a list of 47 moments (I should edit it down a few but it’s tough to figure which ones to dump).

Even with 47 moments, I’m sad that some very good Blue Jays aren’t mentioned anywhere. Aaron Sanchez led the AL in ERA but isn’t mentioned. Adam Lind had 89 homers for us this decade, isn’t mentioned. Kevin Pillar made more amazing catches than I could count but none of them stand out above the others enough to make the list.

There are some moments that stick out in my mind but don’t deserve a spot on our list:

  • Jose Reyes standing on second base and kind of covering his head, but managing to be in the way of the Astros getting to a popup.
  • Steve Delabar throwing a immaculate inning in Oakland (and Thomas Pannone doing the same against the Rays this year).
  • Ken Giles starting his Blue Jays career with 17 straight saves.
  • I guess Yunel Escobar’s eye black moment could go on the list but I decided against it.
  • Cory Patterson homering on a ball head high?
  • Colby Rasmus cornrows hair?
  • J.A. Happ won 20 games in 2016 but I don’t have a moment for him. The line drive off his head maybe could go on the list but it wasn’t really a ‘top’ moment.
  • Mark Buehrle deserves a mention somewhere. but I don’t have a moment for him. Trying to get him to 200 innings in 2015 could have been a moment, but he didn’t quite get there. How he went from awful (at the start of 2013) and a horrible game against the Rays on May 6th, to turning his season around and lowering his ERA almost every start the rest of the season was great but not really a moment.

I’ll try to post a new poll daily or almost daily, but I’m heading up to Edmonton to see my parents and might not have time to post the next couple of days.

Anyway let’s have the poll. It’s the longest poll I’ve posted.

Poll

My choice for number 1 Blue Jays moment of the decade is

This poll is closed

  • 0%
    2016 ALDS game 2, Jays hit four home runs off Yu Darvish, October 2, 2016
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    Jays 7 run comeback win over Rays in 12 innings, July 27, 2019
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    Brandon Morrow 1 hitter, 17 strikeouts, August 8, 2010
    (3 votes)
  • 0%
    Cavan Biggio hits for cycle September 17, 2019
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    Brett Lawrie throws helmet, hits umpire, May 16, 2012
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Chad Jenkins pitches 6 innings in Jays 19 inning win over Tigers, August 10, 2014
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    David Price Trade, July 30, 2019
    (2 votes)
  • 2%
    Donaldson’s Dash. October 10, 2016
    (8 votes)
  • 0%
    Dustin McGowan pitches again September 6, 2011
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Edwin Encarncion hat trick homers August 31, 2015
    (3 votes)
  • 0%
    Goins and Barney pitch in 19 inning game vs Cleveland, Jays lose 2-1, July 1, 2016
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    J.P. Arencibia hits 2 homers (and 4 total hits) in MLB debut, August 7, 2010
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Jays come back from down by 8 against the Reds June 20, 2014
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Jays score 7 in the 9th inning against the Rays to win September 20, 2018
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Jays score 9 in the 7th inning, come back from down 8-1 vs the Red Sox June 12, 2015
    (2 votes)
  • 2%
    John McDonald’s Father’s day homer June 20, 2014
    (8 votes)
  • 0%
    Jose Bautista asks Steve Simmons "who are you and why are you talking to me?" on twitter
    (3 votes)
  • 80%
    Jose Bautista bat flip homer in game 5 October 14, 2015
    (315 votes)
  • 0%
    Jose Bautista hits 50th homer of the season vs Mariners Felix Hernandez in Seattle September 23, 2010
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Jose Bautista homers off Darren O’Day and skips to first, June 23, 2013
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Jose Bautista’s final game as a Blue Jay, October 1, 2013
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Josh Donaldson dives into the stands June 24, 2015
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Josh Donaldson hat trick homers August 29, 2016
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Josh Donaldson trade, November 28, 2014
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Kevin Pillar steals second, third then home vs Dellin Betances of the Yankees, April 1, 2018
    (3 votes)
  • 0%
    Lourdes Gurriel steals home vs Red Sox April 9, 2019
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Lourdes Gurriel’s mult-hit streak goes 11 games, July 29, 2018
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Marco Estrada ALCS game 5 win vs. Royals, October 21, 2015
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Marco Estrada takes perfect game into the 8th, June 24, 2015
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Marco Estrada’s start in game 3 of the 2015 ALDS, October 12, 2015
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Marcus Stroman homers in Atlanta May 18, 2017
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Marcus Stroman’s first start after ACL injury, September 12, 2015
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Martin Russell’s throw hitting Shin-Soo Choo’s bat, October, 14, 2015
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    Munenori Kawasaki walk-off double and "I am Japanese" post-game interview, May 28, 2013
    (3 votes)
  • 0%
    Rajai Davis scores from second on a bunt, August 5, 2012
    (0 votes)
  • 2%
    Rangers make 3 errors to set up Baustista’s home run, October 14, 2015
    (10 votes)
  • 2%
    Roy Halladay inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame, July 21, 2019
    (8 votes)
  • 0%
    Russell Martin playing preseason games in Montreal, April 3, 2015
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Russell Martin’s dad playing Oh Canada in Montreal April 3, 2015
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Steve Pearce hits second walk-off grand slam in a week, July 31, 2017
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    The Coghlan leap, April 25, 2017
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    The Marlins trade, November 13, 2012
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    The Tulo/Reyes trade, July 28, 2015
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Vernon Wells trade, January 21, 2011
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Vladimir Guerrero hits first 2 MLB home runs in San Francisco, May 14, 2019
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the Home run derby, July 8, 2019
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Vladimir Guerrero walkoff home run in Montreal, March 28, 2018
    (2 votes)
390 votes total Vote Now

If there are ones I’ve missed that you feel should be on the list, let me know in the thread.