Is Twitter to Blame for an MLB Player Crying on Live TV During a Game?

'Social media got ahead of the facts'

One of the most bizarre events in the recent history of Major League Baseball occurred last night, and many people feel social media is to blame. The New York Mets lost to the San Diego Padres 7-3, but the outcome of the game seemed like an afterthought in the bigger picture. The game will be remembered for an iconic moment when social media directly impacted a sporting event as it played out on live TV.