Yu Darvish Has the Perfect Response to the Astros Sign-Stealing Punishment

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Yu Darvish Has the Perfect Response to the Astros Sign-Stealing Punishment

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Yu Darvish, who was obliterated by the Houston Astros in the 2017 World Series, would have as much reason as anyone to be deeply embittered by Astros’ electronic sign-stealing scandal, which just got their organization hammered. No one can say for sure what would have happened without the cheating, but we do know that Darvish’s rough World Series was a huuuuge talking point all offseason as he sought a deal in free agency, ultimately signing with the Cubs (on a contract that now looks like a bargain, relative to market).

But Darvish is not bitter. He wasn’t bitter when the news first came out, and he’s not expressing bitterness today with the news of the punishment.

Instead, he’s just being his usual delightful self, playing on both the idea of a vacated World Series, and the way he was treated by some Los Angeles Dodgers fans:

Darvish even retweeted the jersey after someone made a pic for him:

Yu Darvish is the best. He’s a guy who gets it on a deeper level, and it provides him the kind of positivity – almost superhuman – necessary to get through that World Series experience, and then his disastrous and injured first year with the Cubs.



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.