Steve Cohen seems to be craving for the less complicated days of his Mets possession.
Cohen weighed in after Javier Baez mentioned following the Mets’ win over the Nationals on Sunday that the gamers utilizing the thumbs-down gestures have been doing so with the intent of sending a message to the workforce’s followers who had booed them throughout their current nosedive. Baez, Francisco Lindor and Kevin Pillar have all just lately used the gesture to have a good time large moments.
“I miss the times when the most important controversy was the black jerseys,” Cohen tweeted late Sunday night time.
Earlier workforce president Sandy Alderson mentioned in a press release that the Mets ‘won’t tolerate any participant gesture that’s unprofessional in its that means or is directed in a damaging method towards our followers.”
He additionally acknowledged that he can be “assembly with our gamers and workers to convey this message straight.”
Earlier this 12 months, Cohen — who purchased the workforce from the Wilpons previous to this season — used Twitter to gauge followers’ curiosity in bringing again the black jerseys the Mets wore as an alternate uniform from 1998-2012. The workforce ultimately did so for his or her Friday residence video games beginning with a July 30 contest towards the Reds. The Mets are presently 7 1/2 video games behind the Braves for first place within the NL East.