Mets manager Buck Showalter became furious after the team got their 100th hitter this season

The number of batters hit by pitches has increased a lot this season. Last night, Jeff McNeil of the Mets, who wears the number 1 jersey, was hit by a pitch. After which he threw down the bat and walked. But it was the manager, Buck Showalter, who couldn’t handle what happened there and got angry.

After watching last night’s game between the New York Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates, it’s amply clear that out of the total number of HBPs this season, most of the players who got hit were New York Mets.

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Why did Buck Showalter get mad at a rap?

Last night’s shot from utility player Jeff McNeil marked the New York Mets’ 100th shot from the season. Undeniably, this had angered the team manager. As it was not a record the Mets would want to be close with.

The combined HBP hit total of the top 5 Mets players is over 80. Jeff’s hit last night was his tenthand he’s also a top 5 player tied for fifth with shortstop Francisco Lindor.

The list of Mets HBP leaders looks like this:-

  • Marc Canha, 21 years old
  • Brandon Nimmo, 16 years old
  • Starling Marte, 13 years old
  • Pete Alonso, 11 years old
  • Francisco Lindor, 10 – Jeff McNeil, 10

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From 2019 to 2021, the Mets have been in the top ten of MLB teams hit by pitches. In those three years, they’ve been in the top 5 three times. With 14 games left this season, the New York Mets are already in the lead for having the most shots with touchdowns for the second time in the course. of the past five years.

How have the Mets performed this season under Showalter?

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The New York Mets hired Buck Showalter on December 20, 2021 as manager on a three-year contract. This season, the team has won 92 games while losing 55.

The Mets have reached 100, but it’s not the 100th win or the 100th loss. That’s their record for players hit by throws 100 times in a season.

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The best record in franchise history is 108-54, in 1986. That was also the year the team last won a World Series. In the meantime, what do you think of Showalter’s reaction? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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