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Dodgers Respond To President Trump's Critical World Series Tweet

Donald Trump speaking at a rally.

LEWIS CENTER, OH - AUGUST 04: President Donald Trump speaks at a rally to show support for Ohio Republican congressional candidate Troy Balderson on August 4, 2018 in Lewis Center, Ohio. Balderson faces Democratic challenger Danny O'Connor for Ohio's 12th Congressional District on Tuesday. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has faced a wealth of criticism for his bullpen usage in this World Series. On Saturday, some of it came from the most powerful man in the world.

While watching the Dodgers' pen blow a 4-0 lead last night, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to rip Roberts' decision to pull starter Rich Hill after 6.1 innings. LA would go on to lose 9-6 to the Boston Red Sox, falling behind three games to one in the series.

In his tweet, Trump said Roberts made a "big mistake" and called the Dodgers' relievers "nervous."

After the game, Los Angeles relief pitcher Dylan Floro, who was saddled with the loss, was asked for his opinion on Trump's tweet.

“I wouldn’t say ‘nervous,’ ” Floro told the Los Angeles Times. “I mean, they could go a totally different way… They weren’t saying anything last night when we dominated for eight innings. So we had a rough night tonight, but we’re gonna come back tomorrow and be ready to go.”

Roberts didn't appear to fazed during his post-game press conference when he was made aware of Trump's tweet.

“The President said that?” Roberts said. “I’m happy he was tuning in and watching the game. I don’t know how many Dodger games he’s watched. I don’t think he was privy to the conversation. That’s one man’s opinion.”

LA will attempt to stave off elimination in Game 5 tonight. It won't be an easy task, as the Red Sox will throw their ace Chris Sale.