U.S. Broadcaster’s Comments During Blue Jays Game Anger All of Canada

Harold Reynolds, a former All-Star Major League Baseball second baseman who boasts a .249 batting average with one home run in 185 career at-bats when playing in Canada, now bides his time as a TV analyst for Fox Sports. Yesterday, he was a commentator for the Blue Jays’ game three matchup against the Rangers in Texas, and said an unwise thing:

Not that bad, really. In terms of offense, it probably falls somewhere between this guy reducing the Winter Olympics to nothing more than a GOP convention and Steven A. Smith attributing a Women’s World Cup goal to the fact that female defenders didn’t want to mess up their hair.

But this is our first time playing meaningful October ball in 22 years, the whole world is against us, and we were 2-0 down in the series – so you better believe we took it personally. The Jays’ win last night was pretty much secondary to Canada’s collective airing of grievance against Reynolds’ comments…  

Here’s our take: