"The worst team in the whole f*****g MLB" - Jorge Lopez calls out Mets after getting ejected from Dodgers game

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Jorge Lopez calls out Mets after getting ejected against the Dodgers

New York Mets relief pitcher Jorge Lopez was enraged after he was ejected from the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field on Wednesday. The Puerto Rican had a call that went against him while pitching in the eighth inning, resulting in an altercation with third base umpire Ramon De Jesus.

De Jesus wasted no time in ejecting Lopez out of the game as the irate Mets pitcher tossed his glove into the stands while on his way back to the dugout. Later, when asked about his actions and whether he regretted doing them, Jorge Lopez replied:

"No, I don't regret it. I think I have been on the worst team in probably the whole f*****g MLB. You know so whatever happened happens. So, whatever they want to do, I will be tomorrow here if they want me, whatever they want to do."

He further added that he would be with the team should they want him to stay and train with them:

"So, I am going to keep doing this thing you know, I am the way I am. So, I am healthy, I am ready to come back tomorrow if they want me to be here so I will be here."

Jorge Lopez thought it should have been a strike call on a check swing by Dodgers 1B Freddie Freeman on a 2-1 count in the top of the eighth inning. Third base umpire Ramon De Jesus thought otherwise and called it a ball, which riled up the Puerto Rican, and he was soon tossed out of the game.

The actions that followed faced severe backlash from the Mets staff, and manager Carlos Mendoza didn't appreciate Jorge tossing his glove into the stands.

Mets to cut Jorge Lopez after his outburst on Wednesday

NY Mets manager Carlos Mendoza called out relief pitcher Jorge Lopez's erratic actions after his ejection as "not acceptable."

“Whenever you go through a stretch like this, you see some emotions from players, but what we saw from Lopez today was unacceptable and we’re gonna address that,’’ Mendoza said. “I understand guys get frustrated at times, but we’re not gonna tolerate that. He’s got to be better.”

Lopez had given up a two-run home run to Dodgers DH Shohei Ohtani in the top of the eighth inning before he was tossed from the game.

According to reports the Mets have decided to cut loose the $2 million offseason acquisition as Lopez has been designated for assignment after his fiery postgame interview.

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