New York Mets

New York Mets

New York Mets

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 23: Eduardo Escobar #10 of the New York Mets is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the seventh inning at RingCentral Coliseum on September 23, 2022 in Oakland, California. The Mets won the game 9-2. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

It was night full of “smiles” as the Mets beat up on the hapless Oakland A’s 9-2 at the Oakland Coliseum on Friday night.

For starters, the Mets thoroughly dominated the A’s in a game that wasn’t even close. New York jumped out to a 3-0 second inning lead on RBI base hits by Mark Vientos and Brandon Nimmo.

Later Eduardo Escobar put the game away in the fifth inning when he lined a pitch over the left field wall for a grand slam homer to put the Mets up 7-0. Escobar has been killing it with the bat of late. He is hitting .329 with seven homers and 17 RBI at a time when the Mets are without Starling Marte (hand injury). Escobar’s September surge is a huge need for a ball club that is trying to hold off the Atlanta Braves.

Speaking of the Braves, they fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 9-1 on Friday, meaning New York holds a 2.5 game lead in the NL East.

But the Mets weren’t the only ones smiling in Oakland last night. During the early stages of the game, just under the score-bug in the front row sat a woman in a highlighter yellow t-shirt that read “SMILE.” For the longest time she sat there with a evil smile frozen on her face.

SNY zoomed in on the woman who certainly sent a jolt through fans watching the game, as everyone jumped on Twitter to remark on it.

  • SMILE, SMILE EVERYWHERE

    Apparently the woman at the Mets-A’s game wasn’t the only one. There was a “simile” at the Yankees game too.

  • Hilarious Reactions

    Fans were having a blast pointing out the smile woman in the front row, so much that it overtook the game.

  • Paging Steve Cohen...

    One fan had a great idea. Bring “Smile Woman” to Citi Field. Why not? Com’on Steve Cohen, you already broke the internet once with Timmy Trumpet.

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