The best part of franchise owners having Twitter accounts is that unnecessary drama usually follows. Mets owner Steve Cohen has had a few negative tweets gain traction during his time in the Twitterverse.
This time, Cohen had a few things to say about his dealings with a current player’s agent.
I’m not happy this morning . I’ve never seen such unprofessional behavior exhibited by a player’s agent.I guess words and promises don’t matter.
— Steven Cohen (@StevenACohen2) November 24, 2021
On Wednesday morning, Cohen tweeted his displeasure with an anonymous player’s agent that many fans began wondering who he could be tweeting about. It didn’t take long for baseball insider Jon Heyman to tweet out that the frustration could be linked to Steven Matz’s agent Rob Martin.
Mets also had the impression the Long Island native Matz wanted to come back home until the very end. Ultimately, that wasn’t the case. Matz agent Rob Martin suggested Matz changed his mind. https://t.co/z9vlJN9dNR
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) November 24, 2021
The Mets and Martin have been at odds since the team tried to bring back Matz to the team this offseason. Matz ultimately signed with the St. Louis Cardinals.
In a situation that seems far from over, Heyman reported that Matz wanted to return home to the Mets, but talks between the franchise and Matz’s agent Rob Martin turned ugly at the end of the contract discussions.
— MLB (@MLB) November 24, 2021
While it’s probably never a good idea to air your dirty laundry on social media, Steve Cohen doesn’t shy away from his feelings. The hometown reunion will not happen between Matz and the Mets this off-season, but the shade thrown on social media is at an all-time high.