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Ross Atkins is the biggest coward in baseball


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Finnegan Frost
May 19, 2024  (8:23 PM)
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Ross Atkins during media availability
Photo credit: Sportsnet

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins is facing intense backlash from fans and media alike after a recent media availability that many have deemed cowardly and evasive.

Despite the team's struggles this season, Atkins attempted to project optimism about the Blue Jays' trajectory, but his comments did little to quell the growing frustration surrounding the franchise's performance.
The controversy stems from Atkins' decision to hold the media session on Saturday, a Canadian long weekend, just five hours before the first pitch of a crucial game against the Tampa Bay Rays. This timing, perceived as a deliberate attempt to minimize media attendance, has drawn sharp criticism from those seeking transparency and accountability from the Blue Jays' leadership.
However, Atkins' ploy backfired as members of the media showed up in force, subjecting him to tough questioning that he failed to address satisfactorily. His evasive responses and apparent unwillingness to confront the team's issues head-on have left fans questioning his commitment to turning the Blue Jays' fortunes around.
The backlash against Atkins highlights the growing frustration among Blue Jays fans, who have witnessed their team struggle to live up to preseason expectations. With the team's performance on the field leaving much to be desired, the fanbase is demanding accountability and decisive action from the front office. Is the end near for Ross Atkins? Fans are calling for a change if the Jays general manager can't turn things around.
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