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“Script” Fans Are Divided Over New York Mets’ $341 Million Star’s Wild Celebration Against His Former Team

Published 05/20/2023, 2:43 PM EDT

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Winning a game for their team is a dream of every player. Francisco Lindor of the New York Mets fulfilled this with a final action against the Cleveland Guardians. The win was special, given that Lindor has played for the Guardians in the past. With this win, the Mets have won three consecutive games and are third in the NL East, five games behind the top spot.

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The Mets showed a team effort to register a comeback win. But Lindor stole the limelight with his celebration at the end. What was his celebration? How has the MLB world created it? Let’s find out!

Francisco Lindor runs it for a win against his former team!


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The game between the Mets and the Guardians saw an explosive end. The Mets won the game with Linder’s RBI, taking the lead in the series. MLB shared the clip of the game with the caption, “Francisco Lindor wins it against his former team!” 

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It was a game that saw everything. The Guardians dominated the proceedings at the start and were cruising to victory at one stage. But the Mets came back stronger and completed the comeback with better performance in the seventh and the tenth inning. Pete Alonso was the top contributor for the Mets, as Lindor did the rest of the job.


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Meanwhile, Lindor knew the opposition well. He has played for the Guardians for six seasons after making his MLB debut in 2015. Lindor has been with the Mets since 2021 and has played many crucial innings during this period. In his overall MLB career, he has maintained an average of 0.275, scoring over 707 runs.

Lindor’s celebration has got mixed reactions from the fans!

Fans have given mixed reactions to Lindor’s celebration. While the Mets fans are happy, his former franchise supporters have taken a dig at him. Here are a few of such reactions.


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The difference of opinion between the fans is visible. It would be interesting to see what reception Lindor will get once he takes on the field against the Guardians again. What will happen in the game? What will be the outcome? Only time will tell!


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Written by:

Saurabh Saini


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Even after having an engineering background, nothing stopped Saurabh Saini from following his passion and writing about sports. With a sound knowledge of American sports, Saurabh specializes in baseball. Before joining EssentiallySports, Saurabh has written around 800 articles spanning MLB, NFL, and NHL.
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Debmallya Chakraborty