Yunel Escobar, shortstop for the Toronto Blue Jays…has apologized for wearing eye patches under his eyes with the Spanish word for f**got” written on it h during Saturday’s game against Boston.
In a statement to his fans…Escobar, 29, said “honestly, I’m sorry.”
Escobar was been suspended on Tuesday for three games and is also required to attend sensitivity training,
According to sources…Escobar’s, who will make $5 million this season, will take a financial loss as a result of the three day suspension is roughly $92,000.
The money will be paid to charitable organizations including the You Can Play project, which works to ensure athletes are treated the same regardless of sexual orientation, and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
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