Baez, after the staff’s win in opposition to the Washington Nationals on Sunday, stated the followers must deal with the gamers higher. He stated he wished the followers to know he and his teammates are going to boo again to the gang at Citi Area to “allow them to know the way it feels.”
The slugger’s feedback, particularly for the reason that Mets traded for him solely final month, irked followers.
“I miss the times when the most important controversy was the black jerseys,” Cohen tweeted.
Alderson launched a lengthier assertion on Baez’s feedback and appeared to help the followers.
“In a post-game press convention as we speak, Javy Baez said that his ‘thumbs down’ gesture through the recreation was a message to followers who just lately have booed him and different gamers for poor efficiency. These feedback, and any gestures by him or different gamers with an analogous intent, are completely unacceptable and won’t be tolerated,” Alderson said.
“Mets followers are understandably pissed off over the staff’s current efficiency. The gamers and the group are equally pissed off, however followers at Citi Area have each proper to specific their very own disappointment. Booing is each fan’s proper.
“The Mets is not going to tolerate any participant gesture that’s unprofessional in its which means or is directed in a damaging method towards our followers. I shall be assembly with our gamers and employees to convey this message straight.
“Mets followers are loyal, passionate, educated and greater than keen to specific themselves. We love them for each certainly one of these qualities.”
Coming into Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Washington Nationals, Baez was hitting .207 with a .672 OPS. He has three house runs and 5 RBIs for the reason that 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 for the reason that starting of the season.