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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

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

Adding Clevenger gives Mariners depth, options and financial flexibility

Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto made another trade on Wednesday, sending slugger Mark Trumbo and reliever C.J. Riefenhauser (who was recently acquired from Tampa Bay) to the Baltimore Orioles for catcher Steve Clevenger. The trade currently gives the M's three catchers in Clevenger, newly-signed Chris Iannetta and Mike Zunino, something Dipoto addressed in his chat with the media...
Via FOX Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles' Clevenger goes on paternity list, becomes papa

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have placed catcher Steve Clevenger on the paternity list and purchased the contract of infielder Paul Janish from Triple-A Norfolk. The Orioles made the moves before Tuesday night's game at Kansas City. Clevenger left the team after the series opener Monday night to be with his wife, who was due to be induced. Peyton Lee Clevenger was...
Via Associated Press
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Clevenger hits 3-run homer to lead Orioles past A's 4-2

BALTIMORE (AP) Steve Clevenger hit a three-run homer, Chris Tillman won his seventh straight decision and the Baltimore Orioles completed a four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 4-2 victory Monday night. Clevenger, who was called up Friday from Triple-A Norfolk, got his first homer since June 29, 2012. He also had a career-high four hits in Baltimore's 18-2 victory Sunday...
Via Associated Press
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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