He was particularly upset that plate umpire Sam Holbrook dominated Juan Lagares was hit by a two-strike pitch making an attempt to bunt, which sparked the Mets’ ninth-inning rally.
“I am not imagined to complain about calls, however the league wants to take a look at it,” Mattingly mentioned. “I do not perceive a variety of it tonight. I perceive the Marlins should not imagined to be good this 12 months; I suppose it is OK to pile on.
“It is acquired to be higher than that.”
Holbrook mentioned Lagares did not supply on the pitch, and the ruling was upheld by a replay assessment.
“That was a shaky name,” Mattingly mentioned. “Sam mentioned he was making an attempt to get out of the way in which. However he by no means pulled the bat again in any method, form or kind.”
Mentioned Supervisor Mickey Callaway: “I noticed a man making an attempt to get out of the way in which of a fastball that was going to hit him within the face.”
Mattingly additionally complained that Holbrook missed two pitches by the Marlins that ought to have been strike three, calls that led to a Mets run.
Mattingly’s postgame emotions could have been completely different had the Marlins transformed an ideal alternative within the ninth inning.
Miami loaded the bases with none out in opposition to nearer Edwin Diaz.
Diaz then struck out the subsequent three batters to finish the sport.
Info from The Related Press was used on this report.