BASEBALL DAILY REPORT : AROUND THE MAJOR LEAGUES : Bonilla Tries to Shut Out the Boos
Outfielder Bobby Bonilla of the New York Mets, who has been booed at Shea Stadium the last two games, wore earplugs during the Mets’ 6-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
Bonilla went 0 for 4 and is batting .137 at home (10 for 73) with no home runs. He is 33 for 95 (.347) on the road with five homers.
Bonilla signed a five-year deal for $29.5 million with the Mets during the off-season. He is making $6.1 million this year.