Jose Altuve was considered one of a variety of Houston Astros players who apologized for the workforce’s sign-stealing scandal on Thursday, but one native news station in Los Angeles clearly just isn't ready to forgive the star infielder.
Altuve and Alex Bregman both issued very scripted apologies at first of a press conference the Astros held. While displaying the clip of Altuve’s apology on reside TV, KTLA in Los Angeles ran a graphic on the bottom of the display that described Altuve as “Astros Cheater.”
"Astros cheater" pic.twitter.com/nEe8Z9VYy1
— Samantha Cortese (@SamanthaCortese) February 13, 2020
As some have pointed out, a Pittsburgh-area information station fired an employee who was chargeable for labeling Tom Brady a “recognized cheater” in a TV graphic a yr ago. It’s unclear if there might be any repercussions for whoever was liable for the Altuve graphic.
The Astros, in fact, defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 World Collection, in order that they don’t have many followers within the LA space. Dodgers supporters also in all probability did not recognize what Houston proprietor Jim Crane had to say about the illegal sign-stealing impacting the outcome of games.
Major League Baseball has confirmed that the Astros cheated, so calling their players cheaters appears fairly truthful.