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I deserve another chance after two tweets buried my MLB career

Steve Clevenger hopes his controversial tweets are not the final words of his middling baseball career. In an interview with Yahoo Sports, Clevenger opened up about two inappropriate tweets he sent last year, where he criticized the Black Lives Matter movement and then-President Obama. “I try not to think about it too much,” said Clevenger,...
Via New York Post
8 days ago

Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/14/17: Valentines Day, Steve Clevenger, and Derek Jeter

Valentines links! Happy Valentines Day everybody! On this day of love, Craig Calcaterra decided to spread some hate regarding the film “Field of Dreams.” Calcaterra outlines a myriad of reasons for why he dislikes the film, and you should definitely read it. Here’s a little taste of what he’s getting at: The problem here is that “Field of Dreams” does a horrible job...
Via Lookout Landing
8 days ago

Steve Clevenger and the Precedent for Insensitive Comments

Seattle Mariners’ backup catcher Steve Clevenger is not particularly sympathetic to the Black Lives Matter movement. Rather than keep his feelings on the matter to himself, however, he decided to share them with the world on Thursday afternoon in the following tweets: Not surprisingly, the public response to Clevenger’s comments was swift and unforgiving. Within hours, the Mariners...
Via Fangraphs
September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Will Steve Clevenger’s Offensive Tweets About Charlotte Cost Him MLB Career?

Not only have Steve Clevenger’s thumbs cost him a lot of money. They also have risked his future as a Major League Baseball player. The Seattle Mariners on Friday suspended Clevenger without pay for the remainder of the season in response to offensive messages he shared on Twitter about the ongoing protests in Charlotte, N.C. Clevenger, a backup catcher, is unlikely to appeal...
Via NESN.com
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Mariners suspend Steve Clevenger for remainder of season

The Seattle Mariners have suspended catcher Steve Clevenger without pay for the remainder of the 2016 season. The team officially announced the suspension on Friday, one day after Clevenger posted controversial anti-Black Lives Matter tweets on his account. The #Mariners have announced that catcher Steve Clevenger has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the season....
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mariners suspend catcher Steve Clevenger following racially-charged Twitter rant

The Seattle Mariners did not take kindly to some racially-charged tweets posted by backup catcher Steve Clevenger on Thursday night. After a brief review of the social media posts targeting the Black Lives Matter movement and national anthem demonstrations, as well as calling the president “pathetic,” the Mariners decided it was best to keep their distance from Clevenger....
Via The Comeback
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mariners ‘very disappointed’ with Steve Clevenger’s controversial tweets

The Seattle Mariners issued a statement Thursday evening about the controversial anti-Black Lives Matter tweets sent by catcher Steve Clevenger. Clevenger, who hit .221 in 22 games this season before being knocked out for the season with a broken hand, sent the following tweets from his Twitter account Thursday: Clevenger’s tweets called the Black Lives Matter organization...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Mariners’ Steve Clevenger tweets poorly about Charlotte protests

We have another white athlete throwing out some hot takes on the protests in Charlotte and Black Lives Matter. This time, it’s Seattle Mariners backup catcher Steve Clevenger. Clevenger, who is currently on the 60-day disabled list, tweeted two different things dissing the protests in Charlotte and the Black Lives Matter movement. The controversial tweets were deleted, but the...
Via The Comeback
September 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle catcher Clevenger breaks hand on foul ball

SEATTLE (AP) Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger broke his right throwing hand after being hit by a foul ball in a game Wednesday night against Pittsburgh. Clevenger has a fracture of the third metacarpal. He exited in the top of the third inning after Andrew McCutchen's foul ball came directly back and hit his bare hand. Clevenger immediately crumpled over, cradling the hand, and...
Via Associated Press
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle catcher Clevenger leaves with hand injury

SEATTLE (AP) Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger left a game Wednesday night against Pittsburgh after a foul ball hit his exposed right throwing hand. Clevenger exited in the top of the third inning after Andrew McCutchen's foul ball came directly back and hit Clevenger's bare hand. Clevenger immediately crumpled over, cradling the hand, and he was attended to quickly by Seattle...
Via Associated Press
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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