Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb missed a no-hitter by one out during Sunday's contest against the Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Duffy Jersey , but his performance wasn't the only story.According to Steve Gardner of USA Today, a number of tweets including racist and homophobic slurs on Newcomb's Twitter page were dug up Sunday. Gardner noted the tweets from the 25-year-old Newcomb were from when he was an 18-year-old high school student.Twitter user NatsSquid shared some of them (warning: NSFW content), although Gardner noted some others containing homophobic slurs were deleted.squid NatsSquidSean Newcomb is cancelled 0KGrXXLm6ZGardner clarified the tweet including a racial slur was a lyric from a song by Drake, Lil' Wayne and Tyga."This is something that obviously can't be happening," Newcomb said, per Kelsey Wingert of Fox Sports South. "I feel bad about it. I don't mean to offend anybody. I definitely regret it."Newcomb wasted no time addressing the old tweets and explained his decision to discuss them in the immediate aftermath of Sunday's contest."I felt that it would be good to address it right away and just let people know that I meant nothing by it http://www.raysfanproshop.com/authentic-steven-souza-jersey ," he said, per Wingert. "I didn't mean to offend anybody and I'll make sure it doesn't happen again. I'll be smarter."Wingert added more from Newcomb:Kelsey Wingert KelsWingertSean Newcomb said he saw the tweets resurfaced when he was on his phone after today鈥檚 game and he wanted to get ahead of it and apologize, so he asked the #Braves if he could meet with media now to issue statement.Kelsey Wingert KelsWingertWhen asked if he was worried about how stuff like this would play in the clubhouse, 鈥淚 think that people who know me know that鈥檚 not the kind of person I am.鈥?- #Braves Sean Newcomb FOXSportsBravesThe Braves also released a statement on the situation:Atlanta Braves BravesStatement from the Atlanta Braves regarding Sean Newcomb: T9kP9TF5d1This comes after Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader made a number of headlines when old tweets including racist and homophobic language were discovered during the All-Star Game.While Milwaukee fans gave Hader a standing ovation during his next appearance at home, San Francisco Giants fans at ATT Park booed him during his first road appearance after the tweets resurfaced.Hader was not suspended, although he was ordered to go through sensitivity training. LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have agreed to a contract extension with play-by-play announcer Charley Steiner Chris Archer Jersey , who will work a reduced schedule in 2019 at his request.The team said Monday the deal extends through the 2021 season. Steiner, who is 69, is entering his 15th season with the Dodgers.Steiner says he’s trying to keep pace with Father Time, Mother Nature and the road, all of which he points out have “never lost a battle.”The Dodgers have hired Tim Neverett to handle play-by-play for an unspecified number of games on SportsNet LA while TV announcer Joe Davis works national assignments and on AM 570 radio while Steiner is off.Neverett worked the last three years as the radio play-by-play voice of the Boston Red Sox, who beat the Dodgers in the World Series in October.Previously Kevin Kiermaier Jersey , the 52-year-old announcer spent seven years as the radio and TV voice of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Neverett had other broadcasting jobs in Denver, including with the Rockies, and in Las Vegas, where he called games for the Dodgers’ and San Diego Padres’ Triple-A teams.
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