Thursday went from Houston Astros Apology Day to Everybody Bash the Astros Day. Even a rival appeared to take a shot at them.
Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons posted an image on his Instagram story that showed three asterisks. The asterisks submit got here after Simmons shared clips from a music he favored, so the posts seemed unrelated.
Andrelton Simmons took the “petty” route on his IG story after the Astros’ apology as we speak. pic.twitter.com/VDB85OO0gX
— Fabian Ardaya (@FabianArdaya) February 13, 2020
Was the asterisks posting a coincidence or did it have which means? The colours of the asterisks — white, orange and blue — are Houston’s colours, making it seem pretty clear that the publish was meant for the Astros.
Astros players spoke on Thursday, with star players Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve apologizing in very scripted statements. Staff proprietor Jim Crane was roasted for his embarrassingly absurd statement that the cheating did not influence the sport.
MLB did not give the Astros an asterisk as punishment to notice the 2017 World Collection was gained while the workforce was cheating, but one is deserved as we’ve said, and Simmons seems to at the very least be joking about it. It’s the least gamers can do.
Followers and players are rightfully upset concerning the matter, and the shortage of genuine regret coming from the Astros is alarming.