Detroit Tigers announced on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, that the team has turned down Chris Bosio for insensitive comments.
Bosio told TODAY Sports on Thursday that he was fired as Tigers' coach because he had said "monkey" in the clubhouse, a reference he described as part of a "spider monkey" nickname for Stumpf Context.
"Spider Monkey is not a nickname I've named or that I know," said Stumpf of the Free Press
Bosio English: www. German: www.mjfriendship.de/de/index.php?op…80&Itemid=58 He has rejected charges of making "insensitive comments" to a team official, and on Thursday he told USA Today Sports magazine Bob Nightengale that his comments are not racial. English: www.mjfriendship.de/en/index.php?op…95&Itemid=55 Nature, but a nickname for stump.
Bosio was fired on Wednesday for violating the team's zero-tolerance policy, said General Manager Al Avila. He was in his first season as the pitching coach of the Tiger.
Avila did not discuss the nature of the comments or who they were addressed.
Bosio told Nightengale that he was fired for using the word "monkey" in a conversation heard by an African-American clubhouse supervisor.
The Tigers responded to the USA TODAY article and said they "stand" by saying "Originally issued on Wednesday."
"Someone in our attendant's room asked me (Monday afternoon) for stump. And I said, "Oh, you mean" spider monkey ", Bosio told USA TODAY Sports. "That's his nickname, he's a skinny little white kid who makes all those funny faces when he's working out."
"The boy thought we were talking about him. He got mad. He assumed that we talked about him. I said, "No, no, no, we're talking about Stump."
"And that's it." I swear by the graves of my parents, there was nothing else. "
Stump said he did no further comments on the topic.
Stumpf is currently at Triple-A Toledo in a minor league injury rehabilitation task.
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