CLEVELAND (WJW) — Indians pitcher Nick Wittgren took to Twitter Monday to thank admirers for their help subsequent reported social media threats aimed at him and his family members.
The threatening messages appeared after a tough pitching outing in the ninth inning Friday evening against the Tampa Bay Rays led to a 10-5 decline. Wittgren’s wife Ashley posted on Twitter Saturday that her spouse getting a undesirable day at function was no justification to send out him messages threatening his relatives and small children.
But because then, the outpouring of love has been palpable and now, Wittgren told enthusiasts: “You men are truly appreciated.”
Today’s publish was a double down on Wittgren pointing out this situation is not uncommon.
“It’s occurred to 90% of gamers I know and generally just after every undesirable outing a participant has,” he reported in a Saturday tweet. “But there is nothing standard about threatening anyone and their people lives.”
The Indians weighed in on the documented threats, sending FOX 8 a assertion Saturday evening stating “we keep on to operate by way of all readily available safety channels in an ongoing try to recognize people who engage in this type of actions to our potential.”
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