MLB Fans Blast White Sox Manager Tony La Russa After He Ripped His Own Player For Hitting A Home Run During Blowout

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  • Yermin Mercedes broke an unwritten rule of baseball after swinging on a 3-0 pitch and hitting a home run during a blowout in the White Sox-Twins game
  • White Sox manager Tony La Russa says he’s “upset” with Mercedes for making a “mistake” and that he’ll face the consequences
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It’s that time of year where an old baseball lifer gets angry about the “unwritten rules” getting broken.

During Monday night’s White Sox-Twins game, Yermin Mercedes hit a one-run homer run after he swung on a 3-0 pitch in the top of the ninth during a blowout.

Despite the fact that some people were angry with Mercedes about the home run, the White Sox player felt like he didn’t do anything wrong.

“I’m going to play like that. I’m Yermin. I can’t be another person because if I change it, everything is going to change. … We’re just having fun. It’s baseball.”

On Tuesday, White Sox manager Tony La Russa told the media he was upset with Mercedes and that he was going to deal with him internally.

Baseball fans immediately blasted La Russa for being angry at his own player.