In case you missed it last night, Dr. Lorena Martin, who was recently let go as the Mariners’ director of high performance, took to Instagram to accuse members of the team’s front office of making racist comments against foreign-born players.
The Mariners responded, denying Dr. Martin’s claims, calling them “false” and “outrageous.”
It was mot going to end with a she-said, they said, of course, and today Major League Baseball announced that it is wading in. Via Ken Rosenthal:
MLB is aware of the allegations made by a former employee of the Seattle Mariners regarding the conduct of Club employees. Consistent with our policies, we are investigating the allegations.
To be continued.