The Houston Astros has a Sports Illustrated report that burned Deputy General Director Brandon Taubman over alleged statements he made after his club won the American League Championship Series last weekend, blown up into a group Three reporters, including one with a violet awareness bracelet on domestic violence, shouted half a dozen times, "Thank God we have Osuna! I am so glad that we have Osuna! "During the celebrations after the game.
The report further criticized the executive.
Osuna is the Astros, who has imposed a 75-game ban for violating the ban The League's domestic violence policy in 2018. The report also said that another Houston associate was following the alleged incident at the reporters has apologized.
The Astros were punished because they bought Osuna from the Blue Jays after being suspended. They said it was "a tough decision" at the time.
Houston initially declined to comment on the Sports Illustrated story but said in a statement on Monday : "The story published by Sports Illustrated is misleading and utterly irresponsible to an Astros player Our Leader assisted the player in a difficult time, his comments had everything to do with the current game situation, and nothing else – they were not addressed to specific reporters disappointed by Sports Illustrated's attempt to invent a story in which there are none. "
Osuna gave up a playful home run for DJ Lemahieu in the sixth game in the ninth inning, before Jose Altuve entered the altercation homerun in the bottom Half of the innings to lift the Astros over the Yankees.
Two Houston Chronicle reporters – and another reporter – confirmed Sports Illustrated's story, reported the newspaper.
"The Astros called this [Stephanie Apstein] report misleading". Hunter Atkins tweeted on Monday. "It's not, I was there, saw it, and I should have said something earlier."
The Astros will compete against the Nationals in Houston on Tuesday 1 in the World Series.