Rockies probe racial slur throughout Brinson at-bat

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The Colorado Rockies mentioned they’re investigating after a racial slur was utilized by a fan throughout an at-bat by Miami Marlins outfielder Lewis Brinson, who’s Black, on Sunday at Coors Subject.

Microphones on the tv broadcast picked up a fan yelling the N-word a number of instances after the second pitch throughout Brinson’s at-bat within the ninth inning of the Rockies’ 13-8 win.

“The Colorado Rockies are disgusted on the racial slur by a fan directed on the Marlins’ Lewis Brinson in the course of the ninth inning of in the present day’s recreation. Though the topic was not recognized previous to the tip of the sport, the Rockies are nonetheless investigating this incident,” the crew mentioned in a press release after the sport.

“The Rockies have zero tolerance for any type of racism or discrimination, and any fan utilizing derogatory language of any form shall be ejected and banned from Coors Subject.”

Brinson is within the midst of his fourth season with the Marlins. The 27-year-old went 2-for-4 in Sunday’s recreation with 2 RBIs, and he is batting .261 on the season.

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