MLB: Brendan Donovan apologizes for homophobic tweets


Saint Louis Cardinals rookie Brendan Donovan apologized on Saturday night after netizens discovered homophobic tweets during the day that were written when the player was still a teenager.

The account Twitter de Donovan was removed shortly after Game 2 of a doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs in which the 25-year-old hit a two-run double in the 10th inning to lead the Cardinals to a 7-4 victory.

The tweets written in 2011 and 2013 were part of « playful chatter, » Donovan explained.

« I take full responsibility for that, » Donovan said. It’s something I sent a long time ago. I am truly sorry for anyone I may have offended. Anyone who knows me knows that I see everyone the same and don’t condone this type of behavior.

“If I offended you, I truly apologize. I hope I can show you that’s not who I am. »


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