MLB Balks at Chance to Strike Down Josh Donaldson’s Racist Comment

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By Evan Bleier Major League Baseball special adviser John McHale had a chance to hit back at Josh Donaldson’s racism — and he struck out. As a person familiar with MLB’s disciplinary process told The Associated Press, McHale upheld Donaldson’s one-game suspension for referring to White Sox star Tim Anderson, who is Black, as “Jackie” during a game last month but cut his miniscule $10,000 fine in half down to a measly $5,000. “He did say that, and I told him we never have to talk again,” Anderson said. “I don’t speak to you, you don’t speak to me, if that’s how you want to refer to me. I know, …

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