Carlos Correa mentioned he’s not within the criticisms of him or his group because the scandal-plagued Astros play within the postseason — and that features those leveled on the shortstop and Houston by CC Sabathia.
The previous Yankee pitcher — who was a part of the Yankees group once they misplaced to Houston within the 2017 ALCS — referred to as Correa “a clown” on a current podcast after the Astros beat the Twins to advance to the ALDS, saying, “I do know lots of people are mad. I do know lots of people don’t wish to see us right here, however what are they going to say now?”
Requested in Spanish previous to Recreation 1 of the ALCS on Sunday about Sabathia’s feedback, Correa brushed them off.
“To me, it doesn’t matter what he says,’’ Correa mentioned in Spanish, in response to a translation. “My focus and motivation is to assist my group win video games. Not what others say.”
Correa has seemingly embraced the position of villain within the wake of MLB’s investigation final offseason that discovered the Astros used an unlawful sign-stealing scheme in 2017, once they received the title.
Sabathia, listed as a particular adviser to Yankees GM Mind Cashman, went after Correa on the “R2C2” podcast with Ryan Ruocco.
“They cheated after which they’re mad at us,’’ Sabathia mentioned. “Like, get the f–ok out of right here. It’s a f–king joke. And you then end underneath .500 this 12 months. Like, shut the f–ok up … The child’s a clown, I’m sorry.”
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