Steve Clevenger apologizes for “beyond poorly” worded tweets
Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger made some regrettable tweets on Thursday night, giving his opinion on current events, including Black Lives Matter and recent protests regarding police brutality. The Mariners issued a statement, distancing themselves from Clevenger’s remarks.
Shortly after midnight on the East coast, Clevenger himself issued an apology of sorts. Via Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports:
It’s a rambling apology. And, to be frank, it’s a weak apology as he blames readers for "[reading] into my tweets far more deeply than how I actually feel.” A simple, “I said a bad thing and I’m sorry” would have sufficed.