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New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson facing investigation

The heated conversation between Chicago White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal and New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson was unexpected. While it led to a benches clearing situation, that conflict appeared to emerge from nowhere. Now we know why that happened. Donaldson admitted that he called White Sox shortstop Tim...
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Yankees’ Josh Donaldson: ‘Jackie’ was long-running joke with Tim Anderson

Tensions had been simmering between Josh Donaldson and Tim Anderson since last week, but the feud took a turn Saturday when the White Sox claimed the Yankees slugger made a racist comment toward Anderson. Donaldson admitted after the Yankees’ 7-5 win in The Bronx that he jokingly called Anderson “Jackie” — as he has in the past, he said — referring to a 2019 Sports Illustrated story in which Anderson described himself as “today’s Jackie Robinson.” Though Donaldson insisted that the two had laughed about it before, Anderson, who is black, did not take it as a joke on Saturday. He said...
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Yankees' win overshadowed by accusations of racism

NEW YORK — Chicago White Sox star shortstop Tim Anderson accused Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson of making a racist remark by calling him Jackie Robinson during Saturday's game against New York."He just made a, you know, disrespectful comment," said Anderson, who is Black, "Basically, it was trying to call me Jackie Robinson. Like, 'What's up, Jackie?'""I don't think it was called for," Anderson added after New York's 7-5 win at Yankee Stadium.Major League Baseball is investigating the incident and speaking to those involved.Anderson, an All-Star who is among the leading Black voices in baseball, told Sports Illustrated in 2019: "I kind...
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Josh Donaldson’s alleged ‘Jackie Robinson’ comment to Tim Anderson leads to benches clearing in White Sox’s loss to Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago White Sox star shortstop Tim Anderson accused Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson of making a racist remark by calling him Jackie Robinson during Saturday’s game against New York. “He just made a, you know, disrespectful comment,” said Anderson, who is Black, “Basically, it was...
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Gerrit Cole’s early concerns were fraudulent and Yankees haters are suffering

Calling all Red Sox fans!! You just HATE to see it, right? What a funny slogan, and even funnier that it’s at your expense right now. New York Yankees fans were admittedly in shambles last October when Gerrit Cole flopped at Fenway Park in the AL Wild Card Game. That embarrassing loss to the Red Sox gave rival fans every bit of ammo to rip the Bombers and laugh at their $324 million ace.
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MLB investigating incident between Yankees, White Sox

Chicago White Sox star shortstop Tim Anderson accused Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson of making a disrespectful remark by calling him Jackie [Robinson] during Saturday’s game against New York. White Sox manager Tony La Russa deemed the comment racist. "He just made a, you know, disrespectful comment," said Anderson, who...
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White Sox accuse Yankees’ Josh Donaldson of racial ‘Jackie’ comment

Tim Anderson accused Josh Donaldson of making a racist comment on Saturday that nearly ignited a benches-clearing brawl, but the Yankees third baseman said he believes the White Sox shortstop took his words the wrong way.  After the Yankees’ 7-5 victory at the Stadium, Anderson said Donaldson used the phrase, “What’s up, Jackie?” multiple times to him during the game. Donaldson’s response was that he has jokingly called Anderson “Jackie” (as in Jackie Robinson) in the past because the infielder referred to himself in 2019 as “today’s Jackie Robinson.”  “He just made a disrespectful comment. He was trying to call me Jackie...
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Anderson, White Sox angered after Yankees' Donaldson called him 'Jackie'

The Chicago White Sox took exception to New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson's comments toward shortstop Tim Anderson in Saturday's game, deeming it to be a racist remark. Anderson said Donaldson referred to him as Jackie Robinson when the two crossed paths near second base in the first inning...
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Yankees survive White Sox comeback in testy series-opening win

On a steamy Saturday afternoon in The Bronx, the Yankees and White Sox turned up the temperature even more.  Josh Donaldson and Tim Anderson reignited their feud, eventually leading to the benches and bullpens clearing, as the teams traded barbs and runs before the Yankees came out on top with a 7-5 win.  Even after the Yankees (29-10) took a 5-0 lead in the second inning, the game turned tight but they did enough to take the series opener over the White Sox (19-20).  Clay Holmes locked down the save by pitching the final 1 ¹/₃ innings. It was his second straight save...
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