Javier Baez hasn’t had his best season with the New York Mets and that has been reflected in the annoyance of the fans who booed him during the game against the Nationals, a situation that the player could not bear, answered them with his thumb down.
The player was recriminated by fans who consider that his numbers, is hitting .207 / .258 / .414 with three homers and five RBIs in 16 games, They are not the best for the franchise, so they booed him during the game. This caused the player to give them signs of disapproval at City Field.
“We are not machines. We are going to fight seven out of ten times. It just feels bad when … I wear out and get booed. It doesn’t really affect me, but I want to let you know that when we succeed, we are going to do the same to let you know how you feel, “he told the media.
His gesture was not well received by the Mets and in a statement the president, Sandy Alderson asserted that any type of act against fans will not be allowed in the franchise.
“These comments, and any gestures from him or other players with a similar intention, are totally unacceptable. and they will not be tolerated. Mets fans are understandably frustrated by the team’s recent performance. The players and the organization are equally frustrated, but Citi Field fans have every right to express their own disappointment. Booing is a right of all fans, “he said in a statement.