Nationals' Eaton calls Mets' Frazier 'very childish' after on-field spat
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The New York Mets are a frustrated team, and it's starting to show on the diamond.

Between innings of Monday's game against the Washington Nationals, Todd Frazier and Adam Eaton needed to be restrained during a brief on-field spat apparently sparked by some trash talk from Frazier.

"He's one of those guys that always says it loud enough so you can hear it, but you can't understand it," Eaton told Jamal Collier of, calling Frazier's actions "very childish."

"He's making a habit of it. I ignored him a couple times as he's chirping, but I had it to the point where ... you got to be a man at some point."

The altercation is the latest in a series of encounters that seemed to begin when Eaton injured Mets infielder Phillip Evans on an aggressive slide last August.

Frazier, who was Eaton's teammate with the Chicago White Sox during the 2016 season, was one of the Nationals outfielder's most vocal critics following the slide. Eaton said he's surprised the feud has not subsided, according to Collier.

For his part, Frazier downplayed the altercation, repeatedly stating that "it was nothing," according to Anthony DiComo of

Mired in a slump as questions swirl around manager Mickey Callaway's future with the team, the Mets snapped their five-game skid with a 5-3 victory against their division rival on Monday.

Nationals' Eaton calls Mets' Frazier 'very childish' after on-field spat
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