I In what was likely the final home game of Jose Bautista’s career with the Blue Jays, the franchise icon helped lead a 9-5 win over the Yankees in the series finale at Rogers Centre on Sunday afternoon.
In the top of the first inning, Bautista’s teammates stayed in the dugout as he took the field alone to a standing ovation. He received the same welcome from the 47,394 fans in all five of his plate appearances, going 2-for-4 with an RBI and a walk. With one out in the ninth inning, manager John Gibbons removed Bautista from the game for one final ovation and a curtain call in front of the Blue Jays’ dugout.
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