Tim Anderson got his revenge on the Yankees Sunday night — and he had a special message for fans in the Bronx.
In the final roles of a drama series between the Yankees and the White Sox, in which third Yankees baseman Josh Donaldson is accused Using racist taunts from “Jackie” against Anderson, the Chicago shortstop star hit home by three runs Sunday night to end a tense weekend. After he crossed the house board, ESPN cameras picked up the message he was carrying to Yankees fans who booed him as he rolled the bases.
“Everyone f-king shut up!” He screamed as he walked back to the bunker.
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It was a healing moment for Anderson, who revealed what Donaldson allegedly said to him after Saturday’s game. Donaldson claimed that by calling Anderson “Jackie,” he was invoking a Sports Illustrated story in which the White Sox star called himself “Jackie Robinson today.” White Sox closest to Liam Hendricks Donaldson’s interpretation called “whole bulls-t.”
Seating It was later cleared in Saturday’s match, White Sox hunter Yasmani Grandal also entered with Donaldson. The two teams played double-headers on Sunday after the brawl, with Chicago winning both games.
It looks like Yankees fans at the Bronx Sunday took Donaldson’s side by showering Anderson with a boo. Obviously, the shortstop was laughing at last.
Sunday’s results represent a turn of the season for both sides. The Yankees lost only 10 games in the season before losing both games, while Chicago, widely expected to win AL Central, was battling to the record 19-20 before a double-header sweep.
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