Blue Jays fail to win first series amid ump show vs. Angels

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons and pitching coach Pete Walker (Nathan Denette/CP)

By Shi Davidi, Sportsnet.ca, April 25, 2017 

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Among the most pressing items the Toronto Blue Jays had yet to accomplish this season heading into Monday night’s series finale versus the Los Angeles Angels were winning consecutive games and winning a series, something a single victory would take care of.

But in the midst of a pretty good pitcher’s duel, a pretty bad ump show broke out featuring Toby Basner – whom you might remember from such previous ump shows as Josh Donaldson’s ejection, last May – and another Blue Jays win streak ended at one after a 2-1 loss.

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