"Ship the team to Mexico City"; "There's no excuse for this!" - Dodgers fans outraged after three-game sweep by Reds extends losing streak

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds
MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds

Fans reacted to Sunday’s game where the Los Angeles Dodgers lost 4-1 against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. It was the Dodgers' third consecutive loss as the Reds swept the NL West leaders.

The franchise is on a five-game losing streak. The Dodgers bats froze on the night, managing to score a single run in the last inning. Freddie Freeman hit an RBI double in the ninth inning off the Cincinnati Reds’ Carson Spiers.

Freeman’s hit gave Shohei Ohtani a chance to score a run. Dodgers fans were quite upset about their series loss which extended their losing streak and expressed their frustration.

“Ship the team to mexico city,” a fan said.
“I really don’t care that Roberts did what he did. He should be in the hot seat. This team is performing terribly,” another fan said.
“This was an unacceptable performance! There's no excuse for this!” someone wrote.

Several fans criticized the team for their terrible performance despite spending big in the offseason to acquire prominent names like Shohei Ohtani, Yoshinubu Yamamoto, and Tyler Glasnow.

“This team is so bad bro 1 billion for what???” a comment reads.
“The Dodgers spent $1 billion and still have a roster filled with holes. The bottom of the order is a disaster. And it’s not Roberts’ fault. This in Friedman and the front office,” another comment reads.
“It doesn't look like a billion dollar team,” a user wrote.

On Monday, the Los Angeles Dodgers will face the New York Mets at Citi Field in the three-game series opener.

Yoshinobu Yamamoto acknowledges pitching troubles mentioning tough inning

The Cincinnati Reds scored all their runs in the third inning facing the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto, with Jonathan India and Nick Martini each hitting a two-run single off him.

Talking about his performance, Yamamoto said (via MLB.com):

“I think it's more about my own pitching before I start talking about getting run support, particularly in that third inning, because I really have to get through that inning and hold them to zero. From the get-go, I was feeling pretty good today. However, at that moment, I couldn’t throw my best pitches.”

The Japanese star pitched for five innings allowing six hits, walking two and striking out eight.

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