During an April 23 game against the Minnesota Twins, Springer was called out on strikes by Hernandez. After the incident, cameras caught Springer calling Hernandez a “f------ c---------.”
— TwinkiePower (@GoTwinkiesGo) April 24, 2019
Outsports reached out to MLB regarding the issue, and the league confirmed Springer had been disciplined for his actions.
MLB released the following statement to Outsports:
“This inappropriate behavior was addressed with Mr. Springer and the Houston Astros ... and he has been disciplined.”
The league did not disclose specifics regarding Springer’s punishment.
League sources declined to comment on the specifics of the situation to Yahoo Sports, but confirmed Outsports’ report and added “the matter did not go ignored.”
Springer has played in every game since the incident.
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