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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Astros scandal: Josh Reddick says he and his teammates have received death threats

Part of the ongoing fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal is that some of the players involved say they’re receiving threats. Mike Fiers of the Athletics, who played for the Astros in 2017 and later blew the whistle on their sign-stealing scheme, recently claimed to have been subjected to death threats for serving as the primary source for the original bombshell report.

Now Astros outfielder Josh Reddick has come forward as the recipient of threats and ill wishes. ESPN’s Jeff Passan tweets:

“Astros outfielder Josh Reddick just told reporters he has received death threats via social media — and that in one case someone wished cancer upon his children. Reddick said he’s not the only one in the Astros’ clubhouse who had received death threats, either.”

 

QLE Posted: February 22, 2020 at 12:52 AM | 15 comment(s)
  Beats: astros, josh reddick

Monday, November 25, 2019

Houston Astros star Josh Reddick has surgery on left shoulder

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK)—The Houston Astros announced that outfielder Josh Reddick underwent a successful arthroscopic procedure on his left shoulder on Friday.

Reddick is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for Spring Training.

Reddick, 32, hit .275 with 19 doubles, 14 home runs and 56 RBI in 141 regular season games for the Astros in 2019.

Well, it seems Reddick’s off-season has been painful for him in more ways than one…..

 

QLE Posted: November 25, 2019 at 02:17 PM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: josh reddick, shoulder surgery

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Reddick: Yankees fans ‘disrespectful’ for throwing debris

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Astros right fielder Josh Reddick called out Yankees fans for tossing water bottles, baseballs and other objects on the field during New York’s 4-1 loss in the AL Championship Series on Tuesday night.

“You throw a baseball hard enough and hit somebody in the head when they’re not looking, it could do some damage to the player, so it’s definitely disrespectful and at the same time very unsafe,” Reddick said.

Fans erupted after a replay review changed Edwin Encarnación’s infield hit leading off the eighth to a groundout. Houston went on to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Ducky Medwick has known worse….

 

QLE Posted: October 16, 2019 at 12:57 AM | 9 comment(s)
  Beats: fans, josh reddick, projectiles, yankees

 

 

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