Blue Jays draw monster ratings for Game 3


TORONTO – An average of 4.17 million people watched the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers on Sunday in Game 3 of the American League Division Series, Rogers Sportsnet said in a release.

According to Numeris, a peak audience of 5.45 million viewers were tuned in when Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning to put the Blue Jays up 5-0.

As of Sunday, it was the most watched broadcast in Sportsnet’s history.

The network said over 9.4 million Canadians watched some part of the game.

Sportsnet and Numeris did not yet have ratings for Game 4, which the Blue Jays won 8-4 to force Game 5 Wednesday at Rogers Centre.

Game 2 drew an average audience of 2.4 million people and a peak of 3.98 million.