Mets and Marlins demonstrate after a moment of silence

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The Mets took the field Thursday night and then left it.After a day of questioning whether they would actually play, the Mets took the field with the Marlins, took off their hats for 42 seconds of silence, put a Black Lives Matter jersey down, then quickly left. field.

In doing so, the Mets and Marlins made their sixth game postponed Thursday their own, a day after the NBA, WNBA, MLS and several MLB teams chose not to play in solidarity following the police shooting in 29-year-old black man Jacob Blake. in Kenosha, Wisc.

Mets first baseman Dominic Smith knelt before Wednesday’s game and offered a tearful prospect after the team won.

“The hardest part is seeing people still don’t care,” Smith said. “For this to happen continuously, it just shows the hatred in people’s hearts. It sucks, you know. Being a black man in America is not easy. Like I said, I was not there (mentally) today, but everything will be fine.

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