Mets Fans Blast Rival Braves Fans For Cheering After Pete Alonso Injury

Pete Alonso falls to the ground after being hit by a pitch.

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Mets fans aren’t happy with rival Braves supporters who cheered after first baseman Pete Alonso left the game with an injury. The slugger was hit by a pitch in the first inning of play on Wednesday.

The incident was the latest in an Alonso vs. Atlanta saga that’s developed throughout this series.

Earlier in the three-game set, Alonso went viral after smacking a home run on a hanging slider. “Throw it again,” the infielder chirped after rounding the bases and returning to the dugout.

The words rubbed many in Atlanta the wrong way, with a few players biting back later in that matchup.

On Wednesday, the drama continued with Alonso being hit in his first plate appearance. He would exit the game after the at-bat as the pitch hit him in his left hand.

To many viewers’ surprise, cheers were heard from the Braves crowd.

Mets fans were quick to comment to what they deemed a classless act.

One person said, “Not on purpose but the fans starting to cheer shows me all in need to know about that fanbase.”

Another follower wrote, “Karma’s going to track you down for cheering.”

This fan commented, “Braves fans cheering. Embarrassing for them.”

Pete Alonso appeared to be in good spirits after the game, and he doesn’t believe there was ill intent behind the pitch. In fact, he said Charlie Morton apologized to him after the fact.

“Obviously, he didn’t mean to,” Alonso said in his postgame interview. “So, for people speculating, I just want to clear that up.”

The Mets would lose the game, 7-5.