Max Scherzer had a terrible night against the San Diego Padres, and the fans on Twitter trolled him brutally.
In the first game of the National League Wild Card series, which the San Diego Padres won by a score of 7-1, they absolutely tormented the New York Mets, who were the heavy favorites going into this game. Max Scherzer, a star pitcher for the Mets, had a terrible night because the Padres dominated him from the beginning of the game.
Max Scherzer was only on the mound for 4.2 innings, but the Padres scored seven runs against him. In addition to that, he was responsible for four home runs being hit off of him, and Scherzer’s performance that night was arguably the worst of his postseason career.
In this game, players for the Padres, including Jurickson Profar, Trent Grisham, Josh Bell, and Manny Machado, all hit home runs off of Scherzer. Due to this poor performance in Game 1, the New York Mets are on the verge of being eliminated from the playoffs.
Moreover, as a result of Scherzer’s poor performance in Game 1 against the Padres, he and his team received a significant amount of trolling on Twitter from baseball fans.
Fan Reactions to the disappointing performances by Max Scherzer and the New York Mets
The New York Mets along with their star pitcher were heavily trolled on Twitter following a horrific performance against the San Diego Padres in Game 1 of the NL Wildcard series. Here are some of the best fan reactions to it:
- “This will be the last I’ll talk about this”- Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts gives an honest admission of pitching woes
- “He’s the MVP”- Shannon Sharpe believes Aaron Judge should definitely win the MVP Award ahead of Shohei Ohtani
- “It’s why he’s the best”: MLB fans are ecstatic after seeing Albert Pujols hit the 700th home run of his career against the Dodgers
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