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Jorge Lopez Throws Tantrum, Calls New York ‘Worst Workforce in MLB’ Earlier than Being DFA’d

New York Mets reliever Jorge López entered Wednesday’s series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers hoping to stop the bleeding in an ugly inning that would eventually lead to the Mets’ 15th loss in their last 19 games. He finished the day looking for a new job. NEW YORK, NY – MAY 28: Jorge López

Jorge Lopez Throws Tantrum, Calls New York ‘Worst Workforce in MLB’ Earlier than Being DFA’d

New York Mets reliever Jorge López entered Wednesday’s sequence finale towards the Los Angeles Dodgers hoping to cease the bleeding in an unpleasant inning that may ultimately result in the Mets’ fifteenth loss of their final 19 video games.

He completed the day in search of a brand new job.

Jorge Lopez
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 28: Jorge López #52 of the New York Mets reacts as Andy Pages #44 of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores a run on a Mookie Betts #50 of the Los…

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López entered Wednesday’s recreation within the eighth inning after the Dodgers had already scored two runs to go up 5-3.

His job?

Hold it that means.

Sadly, he wasn’t capable of do it — however that may be the least of his issues on Wednesday.

Dodgers outfielder Miguel Vargas had an important at-bat that led to a two-run double. Two batters later, Shohei Ohtani crushed a ball to the alternative discipline, giving the Dodgers a 9-3 lead together with his 14th dwelling run of the season.

López then was tasked with getting Freddie Freeman out, however he’d by no means get to finish that job. After Freeman checked his swing on a 2-1 pitch and it was referred to as a ball, López exchanged phrases with third base umpire Ramon De Jesus. López was instantly ejected and wasn’t very pleased with the choice.

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On his means again to the Mets’ dugout, López tossed his glove into the stands in a wild sequence of occasions. Have a look for your self:

That ended up being the ultimate pitch of López’s Mets profession, as in line with quite a few studies, he’ll be designated for project.

BREAKING: The Mets plan to DFA reliever Jorge López, supply says.

— Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) May 30, 2024

Earlier than that information was relayed, although, López obtained his remaining phrases in at his locker.

“I do not remorse it,” López stated to reporters. “I believe I have been trying on the worst crew most likely in the entire f***ing MLB. So, , no matter occurs occurs. No matter they need to do. I will be right here tomorrow if they need me.”

López was requested to make clear the feedback about him saying he is on the worst crew in MLB. Was that actually what he meant to say?

“Yeah, most likely,” López stated. “It seems like (it).”

Mets supervisor Carlos Mendoza referred to as López’s actions “unacceptable” and stated the crew will tackle it internally. That was, in fact, earlier than he heard what López needed to say about his now former crew.

Wednesday’s occasions have continued what’s been an embarrassing 12 months for the Mets each on and off the sphere. Simply this month, Mets proprietor Steve Cohen had his fanbase in a frenzy thanks to a since-deleted tweet. Moreover, Mets celebrity shortstop Francisco Lindor shaded his team when talking about his former club, the Cleveland Guardians.

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If all that is not unhealthy sufficient, the Mets positioned All-Star right-handed pitcher Edwin Diaz on the injured listing on Wednesday, lower than half-hour earlier than All-Star first baseman Pete Alonso exited the team’s game after getting hit on the appropriate hand with a pitch. X-rays got here again detrimental for Alonso, however his CT scan outcomes will not be again till Thursday.

The Mets are actually 22-33 and 16 video games again of first place within the Nationwide League East.

They will not be the worst crew in Main League Baseball, however they’ve undoubtedly been essentially the most embarrassing one up so far.

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