Main League Baseball says it’s investigating a confrontation between Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon and an Athletics fan at Thursday’s season opener in Oakland.
In a 12-second video posted on social media, Rendon grabs the fan by the shirt by the guardrails and accuses the fan of calling him a “b—-.” Rendon continues to problem the fan as he denies the declare. Rendon then calls the fan a “motherf—er” and takes a swipe, which doesn’t join, as he lets go of the shirt and proceeds to depart the realm.
No video exhibiting what led to the altercation was instantly obtainable.
“We’re conscious of the video and we at the moment are wanting into the matter,” MLB mentioned in a press release.
The Angels mentioned they’d no touch upon the state of affairs and that Rendon would focus on what occurred with reporters earlier than Saturday’s sport in opposition to Oakland.
Rendon was 0-for-3 within the Angels’ 2-1, Opening Day loss to the Athletics. He missed the vast majority of 2022 after present process proper wrist surgical procedure throughout the season.