The Toronto Blue Jays progress to the playoffs


Despite a missed chance to secure a playoff spot, the atmosphere stayed positive in the Toronto Blue Jays' clubhouse on Saturday. The team's control over its playoff fate provided some relief, even though a 7-5 defeat to the Tampa Bay Rays heightened the pressure with just one day remaining in the regular season. Concerns eased when the Texas Rangers defeated the Seattle Mariners 6-1 later that Saturday, guaranteeing the Jays' spot in the playoffs.