Astros’ Carlos Correa responds to CC Sabathia’s ‘clown’ jab
Carlos Correa stated he’s not within the criticisms of him or his workforce 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 workforce once they misplaced to Houston within the 2017 ALCS — referred to as Correa “a clown” on a latest 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 need to see us right here, however what are they going to say now?”
Requested in Spanish previous to Sport 1 of the ALCS on Sunday about Sabathia’s feedback, Correa brushed them off.
“To me, it doesn’t matter what he says,’’ Correa stated in Spanish, in line with a translation. “My focus and motivation is to assist my workforce win video games. Not what others say.”
Correa has seemingly embraced the function 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 gained 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 said. “Like, get the f–ok out of right here. It’s a f–king joke. And then you definitely end below .500 this 12 months. Like, shut the f–ok up … The child’s a clown, I’m sorry.”