Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman accuses Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly of using ‘racist undertones’

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Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman accuses Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly of using ‘racist undertones’ by making mocking remarks about his du-rag

  • New York Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman has accused Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly of using ‘racist undertones’ after commenting on his du-rag
  • With Stroman on the mound in the bottom of the fourth, Brenly took the opportunity to contrast Stroman with the late Mets legend Tom Seaver
  • Brenly said of Stroman in the bottom of the fourth inning: ‘I’m sure that’s the same du-rag Tom Seaver wore when he pitched for the Mets’
  • Stroman retweeted a fan’s accusation of ‘blatant racism’ against Brenly, noting: ‘I can’t say because the media will turn this on me’

New York Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman has accused Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly of using “racist undertones” after the former Arizona manager made a snide remark about his du-rag during Tuesday’s game in Phoenix.

With Stroman on the mound in the bottom of the fourth inning, Brenly took the opportunity to compare the fashions of the 30-year-old African-American to those of Tom Seaver, the beloved Mets legend who died in August at 75-year-old. age died.

“I’m sure that’s the same du-rag Tom Seaver wore when he pitched for the Mets,” Brenly told Bally Sports Arizona.

New York Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman has accused Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly of using

Stroman wrote the du-rag under his hat in Phoenix on Tuesday

New York Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman has accused Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly of using “racist undertones” after the former Arizona manager made a snide remark about his du-rag during Tuesday’s game in Phoenix

Brenly, who led the Diamondbacks to the club's only World Series title in 2001, has made similar controversial comments in the past.  In 2019, when he met San Diego Padres phenom Fernando Tatis Jr.  discussed, Brenly noted,

Brenly, who led the Diamondbacks to the club’s only World Series title in 2001, has made similar controversial comments in the past. In 2019, when he met San Diego Padres phenom Fernando Tatis Jr. discussed, Brenly noted, “it might be easier to control the bases if he didn’t have that bike chain around his neck.”

Stroman suggested in one tweet that he was ready to move on from the controversy

Stroman suggested in one tweet that he was ready to move on from the controversy

Neither Brenly nor spokespersons for the Diamondbacks immediately returned the emails from DailyMail.com requesting comment.

Stroman retweeted a fan’s accusation of “blatant racism” against Brenly, noting on Twitter: “Because I can’t say because the media will turn this on me somehow.”

Stroman retweeted criticism of Brenly after Tuesday’s 6-5 loss.

“This is racist and unacceptable. Stroman deserves an apology,” the fan wrote. “A league and its teams, forever committed to greater inclusiveness, must demand better.”

Another fan knocked out Brenly for using Seaver’s memory to shrink Stroman.

Stroman retweeted a fan's accusation of 'blatant racism' against Brenly, noting on Twitter: 'Because I can't say because the media will turn this on me somehow'

Stroman retweeted a fan’s accusation of ‘blatant racism’ against Brenly, noting on Twitter: ‘Because I can’t say because the media will turn this on me somehow’

Stroman retweeted criticism of Brenly after Tuesday's 6-5 defeat

Stroman retweeted criticism of Brenly after Tuesday’s 6-5 defeat

“Using Tom Seaver’s impeccable legacy to insult @STR0 goes against everything from a man who claims to love baseball as much as Bob Brenly,” the tweet read. “But white men don’t have to prove they like baseball the way black men do.”

Stroman suggested in one tweet that he was ready to put the controversy behind him: “Forward and up… through all the adversity and racist undertones. The climb goes through all!’

In a more light-hearted tweet, Stroman took the handle of his personal clothing brand and wrote, “Du-rags coming soon.”

Brenly, who led the Diamondbacks to the club’s only World Series title in 2001, has made similar controversial comments in the past. In 2019, when he met San Diego Padres phenom Fernando Tatis Jr. discussed, Brenly noted, “Maybe it would be easier to control the bases if he didn’t have that bike chain around his neck.”

In a more light-hearted tweet, Stroman took the handle of his personal clothing brand and wrote,

In a more light-hearted tweet, Stroman took the handle of his personal clothing brand and wrote, “Du-rags coming soon.”

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