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The Empty, Empty Rogers Centre

Toronto is the fourth largest city in the majors and the Blue Jays are owned by multi-billion dollar corporation — so why haven't they made the playoffs for almost two decades?

Updated: June 30, 2011, 3:50 PM ET
By Chris Jones

On Canada Day — otherwise known as tomorrow to the rest of the world — the Toronto Blue Jays will catch a glimpse of their past and what they hope will be their future.

With both the holiday and the Philadelphia Phillies in town, the Rogers Centre will finally be close to full again; there's a street festival planned for before the game, making for a nice change from the usual surrounding glass-tower chill; emergent ace Ricky Romero will be on the mound, and Jose Bautista ...

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