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Houston Astros Fire Manager Who Taunted Reporters over Domestic Violence

HeadlineOct 25, 2019

In sports news, the Houston Astros fired assistant general manager Brandon Taubman on Thursday, after he yelled at Sports Illustrated reporter Stephanie Apstein and two other female reporters, “Thank God we got Osuna! I’m so f— glad we got Osuna!” The Astros signed relief pitcher Roberto Osuna from the Toronto Blue Jays in 2018 only weeks after the league handed him a 75-game suspension for violating its domestic violence policy. One of the reporters was wearing a purple domestic violence awareness bracelet at the time of the incident.

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