If you’re a New York Mets fan that came here to see salty Yankees fans’ tweets, you’re in luck. And if you’re a Toronto Blue Jays supporter who is sad to see Marcus Stroman leave, you will find that others feel the exact same way.
Twitter is never at a shortage of opinions - for better or for worse - and you can bet that many had something to say when one of the top pitchers rumoured to be on the trade market was finally dealt on Sunday.
Let’s start with how Blue Jays fans felt, shall we? They are the ones losing someone who was a fan favourite after all.
@MStrooo6 Man, what a trip. Thank you for everything you did for our city during your time 🙏— cbass (@FaZeCBass) July 28, 2019
Trading a pitcher who is a free agent after 2020 from a rebuilding team makes sense. However, trading Stroman, who wants to play here and not extending him instead, is not only incomprehensible, but is also the worst move made by Shapiro and Atkins BY FAR. #BlueJays #StroShow— Scott BlueJaysAlways (@BluejaysAlways) July 28, 2019
Needless to say, many people who root for Toronto were very upset to see the 28-year-old go. Mets followers, though, were a little more split in their reception of the news. Happy about acquiring an all-star, but also questioning the decision as the team isn’t considered to be a title contender at the moment.
Marcus Stroman taking the mound for the Mets pic.twitter.com/gqC22gY55V— Freddie Benson (@DeeH_NYC) July 28, 2019
If there is one net positive that all Mets fans can get behind, however, it is the fact that the club prevented the Yankees, who were reported to be in talks with Toronto about Stroman, from acquiring the ex-Jays ace.
Yankees fans to Marcus Stroman like: pic.twitter.com/2hDWHMFGIA— Evan Daniel (@mrevandaniel) July 26, 2019
Every Yankees fan right now: pic.twitter.com/AhOm4Tm5Ac— IG: EverythingNFLandNHL (@LucasG_NYR) July 28, 2019
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