Ken Rosenthal is fed up with a fed up #MetsTwitter

Ken Rosenthal is fed up with a fed up #MetsTwitter

by Nick Giacone January 08, 2018 0 Comments

The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal appeared on MLB Network's Hot Stove on Friday and

Rosenthal's report was about New York's discussion over dealing for Andrew McCutchen, and apparently, those on the Mets Twitter-sphere reacted...well, about as you'd expect. And Rosenthal didn't appreciate it.

As you can imagine, most of #MetsTwitter didn’t take too kindly to being called out. In fact, Rosenthal’s comments have distracted away from arguments about boycotting the team and galvanized Twitter’s Flushing Faithful in a different direction.


#MetsTwitter has always been the offseason gift that keeps on giving. It's...an acquired tatse, and has graced us fans with the full spectrum of takes:

The Good:

The Bad:

And even The Weird

But does Rosenthal have the right to tell us how to feel? Not in my eyes.

He’s not a fan. He hasn’t been through the Bonilla deferral, the Jason Bay years, or the inevitable injuries to our starting rotation. He hasn’t suffered through seasons of mediocrity, while our cross-town rivals contend almost every year.

#MetsTwitter will be the first to say it's unruly and unreasonable, but what did Rosenthal expect? Practicality? Hell no.

As fans, we ride the wave. We take what’s given to us (which hasn’t been much lately). And right now, we're angry. Rosenthal comments are probably just a flash in the pan until the next outrage. But for now, I'm compelled to say: Stick to the news, Kenny. We’ll stick to the “shriek and shrillness."

 




Nick Giacone
Nick Giacone

Author

T7L contributing blogger - Follow Nick on Twitter




Also in The 7 Line Blog

PRE-GAME WITH THE 7 LINE ARMY IN BOSTON
PRE-GAME WITH THE 7 LINE ARMY IN BOSTON

by The 7 Line September 15, 2021 0 Comments

The show must go on, and it will with 1,400 of us in Boston on Tuesday September 21st. Pre-game with us at Cheeky Monkey on Lansdowne street across from Fenway Park!

Read More

9/11 TAILGATE WITH THE 7 LINE ARMY
9/11 TAILGATE WITH THE 7 LINE ARMY

by The 7 Line September 03, 2021 0 Comments

Tailgating, free Pit Viper sunglasses for T7LA, and more info about the 9/11 game.

Read More

TAILGATE WITH US ON SATURDAY AT CITI FIELD!
TAILGATE WITH US ON SATURDAY AT CITI FIELD!

by The 7 Line August 24, 2021 0 Comments

Head down early to Citi Field this Saturday and tailgate with The 7 Line Army before the Jerry Koosman # retirement, and game against the Nationals. 

Read More

.video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; }