Tim Anderson bought his revenge in opposition to the Yankees on Sunday night time – and had a particular message for the followers within the Bronx.
Within the ultimate innings of a dramatic sequence between the Yankees and the White Sox, through which Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson was accused of using a racist “Jackie” taunt against Anderson, the star Chicago shortstop hit a three-run homer on Sunday night time to cap off the tense weekend. After he crossed house plate, ESPN cameras picked up the message he had for the Yankees followers that booed him as he rounded the bases.
“Everyone f–king shut the f–okay up!” he shouted as he walked again to the dugout.
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It was a cathartic second for Anderson, who revealed what Donaldson allegedly mentioned to him after Saturday’s recreation. Donaldson has claimed that by calling Anderson “Jackie,” he was invoking a Sports activities Illustrated story through which the White Sox star known as himself “at this time’s Jackie Robinson.” White Sox nearer Liam Hendriks called Donaldson’s explanation “complete bulls–t.”
Benches cleared later in Saturday’s game, as White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal bought into it with Donaldson. The 2 groups performed a doubleheader Sunday after the fracas, with Chicago profitable each video games.
Yankees followers within the Bronx Sunday seemingly took Donaldson’s facet by showering Anderson with boos. The shortstop clearly had the final chortle.
Sunday’s outcomes represented a shift within the season’s route for either side; the Yankees had misplaced simply 10 video games whole on the season earlier than dropping each video games, whereas Chicago, extensively projected to win the AL Central, had been scuffling to a 19-20 file earlier than sweeping the doubleheader.