The National League Wild Card game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets was a classic MLB postseason game. Madison Bumgarner and Noah Syndergaard pitched absolute gems for their teams as the Giants won out thanks to a 9th inning 3 run home run, that was hit after Syndergaard left the game.
The ESPN television broadcast was also excellent, with Jessica Mendoza providing commentary for the game. During that game, Houston Astros minor leaguer Brooks Marlow decided it was time to voice his opinion on having a woman contributing to the broadcast.
In a since-deleted tweet, Marlow, 23, said:
“No lady needs to be on espn talking during a baseball game specially Mendoza sorry.”
Mendoza, a two-time gold medalist in softball for the USA at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, joined ESPN in 2014 as an analyst on Baseball tonight.
The Houston Astros released a statement about the tweet from their farmhand.
Marlow also tweeted out an apology that, along with his twitter account has been deleted.
The second baseman hit .220 in 99 games in split time between two levels of Astros single A affiliates.