Washington Nationals outfielder Victor Robles appeared to poke enjoyable at the criticism hurled at him from Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner following a house run on Saturday.
Bumgarner took problem with Robles a house run whereas his crew was down six runs within the latter a part of the groups’ matchup. The veteran pitcher was referred to as Robles a “clown” for the transfer.
Washington Nationals’ Victor Robles (16) is congratulated by Juan Soto after Robles scored in opposition to the Arizona Diamondbacks through the third inning of recreation on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Phoenix.
Robles, 25, hit his third house run this season and the twenty-eighth of his profession. It made the rating 7-2, and Arizona wound up profitable by that margin. However, Bumgarner didn’t like that Robles took a couple of additional seconds to see the place his home was going to land.
“Clown,” the four-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion instructed reporters after the sport. “No shame. It’s 7-1, you hit your third homer of the year, and you act like Barry Bonds breaking a record. Clean it up. I don’t care about giving up the run. Hell, we won 7-2 or 8-2, whatever it was. It’s frustrating.”
Bumgarner admitted to being “grumpy” and mentioned gamers admiring house runs did not occur previously.
“I’m the old, grumpy guy. I know. But that type of stuff didn’t use to happen,” Bumgarner mentioned. “Now, it’s ridiculous.”
Robles was requested about Bumgarner’s criticism after the sport.
“When he’s pitching well, he’s able to celebrate and do what he likes to do. It seems like he calls everybody a clown that actually has a big hit or home run against him,” Robles said through The Washington Submit. “If he doesn’t want anyone hitting a home run against him or having any issues with that, then just strike people out or make better pitches to where he doesn’t have to worry about that.”
Washington was 31-65 heading into Sunday’s sequence finale in opposition to Arizona.