Guardians’ Myles Straw mocked by Yankees fans the day after ugly incident, comments’ worst fanbase ‘

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Cleveland Guardian outfielder Myles Straw was the subject of mockery at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, just one day after he suggested the Yankees had the “worst fan base on the planet.”

Straw made the comments after fans at the stadium threw Cleveland outfielders with costly concessions Saturday in a chaotic scene moments after New York rallied to a 6-5 victory. The chaos in the ninth inning arose after fans taunted an injured Guardians player and Straw was seen scaling the left wall to confront a fan.

The Cleveland Guardians' Myles Straw (7) climbs up the left field wall to speak to a fan during the ninth round of a baseball game against the New York Yankees on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in New York.  The Yankees won 5-4.

The Cleveland Guardians’ Myles Straw (7) climbs up the left field wall to speak to a fan during the ninth round of a baseball game against the New York Yankees on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in New York. The Yankees won 5-4.
(AP Photo / Frank Franklin II)

After the confrontation as well as his fanbase comments, some Yankees fans, known as Bleacher Creatures, were heard greeting Straw Sunday with chants of “Crybaby!”

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Straw received buh when the starting line-ups were announced, and fans also mocked him by shouting “Peter Parker!” a probable reference to him climbing up the wall in Spiderman-like fashion.

Meanwhile, Yankees star Aaron Judge clapped against the stands on Sunday as he took a stand in the right field. He was one of the Yankees stars urging fans to stop throwing trash during Saturday’s incident.

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The chaos on Saturday started with an out in the ninth inning as Isiah Kiner-Falefa scored a matching double that went over the head of Guardian outfielder Steven Kwan, who crashed into the left field fence. Yankees fans then began hurling insults at the injured player, leading to a close confrontation between Straw and the tab.

Members of the Cleveland Guardians react after fans threw dirt on the field after Gleyber Torres # 25 of the New York Yankees leaves the RBI single at the bottom of the ninth inning during the match between the Cleveland Guardians and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. on April 23, 2022 in New York, New York.

Members of the Cleveland Guardians react after fans threw dirt on the field after Gleyber Torres # 25 of the New York Yankees leaves the RBI single at the bottom of the ninth inning during the match between the Cleveland Guardians and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. on April 23, 2022 in New York, New York.
(Photo by Rob Tringali / MLB Photos via Getty Images)

“I was just hot at the time,” Straw said via The Athletic. “Just saying to them, ‘shut up. Shut up. There’s no matter what you say to this guy right now.'”

After the initial incident, play resumed and Yankees pinch hitter Gleyber Torres laid a single line to the right-center of the game-winner.

As Guardians outfielder Oscar Mercado and Straw chased the ball into the space, several fans began throwing objects at them, which Straw described as a “beer parade.”

“You could see [the debris] coming from a mile away, “Straw said via the store.” So just try to avoid the beer cans. And our bullpen was hit by them too. It does not surprise me.”

Cleveland Guardian's right fielder Oscar Mercado has been detained during a brawl with fans after a baseball game against the New York Yankees on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in New York.  The Yankees won 5-4.

Cleveland Guardian’s right fielder Oscar Mercado has been detained during a brawl with fans after a baseball game against the New York Yankees on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in New York. The Yankees won 5-4.
(AP Photo / Frank Franklin II)

After the game, he said Yankees fans were “classless,” calling them “the worst fan base on the planet,” leading to further tensions.

On Sunday, security was screwed up for the match between the two MLB teams, with a guard placed at the bottom of each time in the right field.

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At 3.30pm there were still no beers or concessions to be thrown away. The Yankees lead 8-0 into the 7th inning.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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