Two of the oldest players in Major League Baseball are currently in the middle of a fight, and it would probably be pretty funny if the accusations being thrown around weren’t so serious.
Colorado Rockies pitcher Jamie Moyer has accused Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones of stealing signs. And Jones isn’t exactly taking that insult in stride.
On Saturday the 40-year-old Jones was on second base after doubling off Moyer during the fifth inning of Atlanta’s 13-9 win. As he was talking to Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, Jones claims Moyer barked at him, “I see you (stealing signs).”
Jones had the following to say about Moyer’s accusation:
“I’m not happy to say the least. Any time a grown man gets his integrity questioned, they’re going to take it seriously and I’m no different. If he wants to discuss it, we’ll discuss it, but he’s wrong, plain and simple.”
Jones went on to say he was shocked by the incident and at first he wasn’t sure if Moyer was actually talking to him.