Sean Nukem, Turner and Josh Hader discussed on First and Last
They sent many, many years ago. One of them almost had the crowning moment of his brief young career, Atlanta Braves, pitcher, Sean, nukem, nearly pitcher, no hitter against the dodgers yesterday came within a strike of throwing out of shutting out and no hitting the l. a. dodgers. But soon thereafter he was apologizing for tweets that were sent in two thousand eleven and two thousand twelve that were. Offensive. One tweet included a racial epithet. That was part of a rap lyric. Several others contained gay slurs. He spoke about his no hitter than he came back and issued a statement about the tweet, saying, quote, I just wanted to apologize for any insensitive material. It was a long time ago, six or seven years ago, saying some stupid stuff with friends. I know I've grown a lot since then. I didn't mean anything by it. It was just something stupid. I did a long time ago and I didn't mean anything by it for sure. This is very similar to the situation that brewers reliever, Josh Hader had to deal with the night of the all star game says MLB in a statement, quote, such inappropriate comments have no place in our game. We are aware of this serious issue. Billy Bean's going to meet with Mr. nukem this week, and we will identify an appropriate course of diversity training in the Atlanta community being as major league baseball, vice president for social responsibility and inclusion that Sean nukem. We also had Washington. National shortstop, trade Turner, who became the third major leaguer this month to have old embarrassing an offensive tweets resurface. These also day two thousand eleven two thousand twelve from when Turner was an eighteen year old. The tweets included a gay slur anti-gay comments and joke with racist undertones Turner on Sunday night issued a statement, saying quote, there are no excuses for my insensitive and offensive language on Twitter, Turner, like nukem is now twenty five years old saying quote, I am sincerely Sarli sincerely, sorry for those tweets. I apologize wholeheartedly. I believe people who know me understand those were credible actions do not reflect my values or who I am, but I understand the hurtful nature of such language. And I'm sorry to have brought any negative light to the nationals organization myself or the game. I love and his own statement, Mike Rizzo the GM of the national said Turner's tweets were quote inexcusable, but he also added Turner has quote, been a good teammate and model citizen in our clubhouse, and these comments are not indicative of how he's conducted. Himself while a part of our team Turner was second in the rookie of the year voting in two thousand sixteen hitting to sixty five with thirteen homers. This year old tweets were posted by Twitter user who cited earlier postings of old offensive tweets from Sean nukem. So we're back at this again right back to where we were a couple of weeks ago with Josh hater tweets, and it is a growing problem perhaps for major league baseball..