Mets fans used N-word, sent death threats

Marcus Stroman claimed in a tweet on Wednesday that Mets followers aimed racist feedback and loss of life threats at him when he pitched in New York.

Stroman, who was a Met from 2019-21 (having opted out of the 2020 season on account of harm), signed a three-year, $71 million contract with the Cubs in December. In deleted tweets on Tuesday, he stated he’s “past grateful” to have left the Mets.

On Wednesday, he expanded on precisely why – with some troubling particulars.

“Infinite loss of life threats, being referred to as a n—– usually, listening to black lives don’t matter, and enjoying for a entrance workplace who didn’t care about any of that,” Stroman tweeted, in response to a fan that urged he was “the main focus of bigotry” throughout his tenure with the Mets.

Marcus Stroman’s tweet from Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022

Stroman additionally retweeted a number of replies, together with one tweet by which a supporter claimed Mets fan pages have been flooded with feedback of “weaponized racism” in opposition to Stroman.

His newest tweet was one in a streak of a number of attacking his former staff.

“Very very grateful to be out of there for a number of causes. God all the time obtained me,” Stroman tweeted earlier. “Past excited to carry out for an unimaginable fanbase who appreciates their gamers! @Cubs.”

Marcus Stroman with the Mets in 2021
Marcus Stroman with the Mets in 2021
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When requested to additional clarify the latter tweet, Stroman wrote, “The world isn’t prepared for these solutions to be sincere.”

He stated he’ll focus on the matter on his podcast “sooner or later,” and identified that he “nonetheless dealt on the mound via all of that! 🗣🤷🏾‍♂️.”

In response to a Twitter consumer that defended the Mets fanbase, saying that not all New York followers are racist, Stroman tweeted, “I respect and love you for that however the quantity of racial/bias hate I obtained was really disgusting.”


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