5 most painful Blue Jays postseason moments in recent memory

As the Blue Jays continue their quest to hopefully make the playoffs, we take a trip down memory lane to relive some of the recent painful postseason moments.

Wild Card Series - Seattle Mariners v Toronto Blue Jays - Game Two
Wild Card Series - Seattle Mariners v Toronto Blue Jays - Game Two / Mark Blinch/GettyImages
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1) The best team since winning the World Series (2015)

Feel free to dispute this, but it is our contention the 2015 version of the Blue Jays was the best since their last World Series win in 1993. And for 2015 in its own right, they were arguably the best team in the Majors.

To back up this claim, consider the Blue Jays easily had the most runs at 891, which was 127 ahead of anyone else. In addition, their run differential of +221 was 99 better than second place.

Despite this offensive arsenal and winning 93 games, the Blue Jays would finish two behind the Royals in the AL. After dispatching the Rangers in one of the most thrilling playoff series in Major League history, the ALCS matchup was set and started in Kansas City.

Despite not having homefield advantage, the Blue Jays entered the series in a confident mood. They had won the season series 4-3 versus the Royals and even though they had only one victory in three games in Kansas City, they had still outscored them 20-12.

We would contend there were three specific games in the ALCS which provide harsh flashbacks. The first was the opening game, when the Blue Jays unexpectedly came out flat and were blanked 5-0.

The second one was after the Blue Jays had returned home and got back into the series with a 11-8 win in Game 3. In Game 4, they gave an inexcusable account of themselves and were humiliated 14-2, which notable as their biggest ever postseason loss.

The last tough moment came in Game 6, when the series was decided in Kansas City. The Blue Jays fought hard and had tied the game at 3-3 in the top of the eighth, only for the Royals to score the winning run in the bottom half of the inning and ultimately advance to the World Series.