Baez mentioned the “thumbs down” alerts he and his teammates give had been a message to followers that they weren’t going to take the booing. He mentioned he wished them to know they may do the identical factor again to them “to allow them to know the way it feels.”
One fan questioned to Kevin Pillar whether or not booing the followers again was a good suggestion. Pillar mentioned followers shouldn’t learn an excessive amount of into it and Stroman agreed.
“FACTS! Media at all times looking for something to trigger controversy. Cease enjoying into these narratives. It’s all pretend bulls—. We gained at the moment. That’s all that issues. On to the subsequent not dwelling prior to now…similar mindset we’ve had all 12 months! Grateful for this squad!” he wrote.
Stroman additionally agreed that the followers who’re complaining about Baez’s feedback are the identical ones who ship Stroman racist messages.
Coming into Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Washington Nationals, Baez is hitting .207 with a .672 OPS. He has three residence runs and 5 RBIs because the staff acquired him from the Chicago Cubs final month.
He was 1-for-4 with a house run in Sunday’s win over the Nationals. New York is 8-19 in August. It’s the hardest month they’ve had because the starting of the season.