Wilson recently made comments about his teammates’ lack of political education in an ESPN.com article and then made subsequent posts on a Rangers-related blog that referred to the average major leaguer by an obscene remark. On Tuesday, teammates confronted him about the comments.
“I had a very direct talk with him,” said shortstop Michael Young. Young declined to elaborate further on the conversation. Kevin Millwood and Frank Catalanotto were also among those who questioned him after several players whispered about the comments during Tuesday’s workout.
...Although players didn’t argue their affinity for SUVs or golf, they did take exception with the derogatory description.
“I think if you are going to be online, you have to choose your words wisely,” Catalanotto said. “And if you have something to say to someone, I think you should say that directly to them. Otherwise, it can misconstrued, even if it was meant in a joking manner. That doesn’t come across on the Web. Hopefully, C.J. has learned his lesson. You can say something online that makes yourself or your teammates look bad.”
Posted: February 27, 2008 at 02:06 PM | 27 comment(s)
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