29_35x90 knx_35x90

Dodgers

Padres CEO Apologizes To Dodgers For Comments About Zack Greinke

View Comments
(credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

(credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Dodgers Central
Shop for Dodgers Gear
Buy Dodgers Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Photo Galleries

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres President and CEO Tom Garfinkel has apologized to the Los Angeles Dodgers for comments he made about Zack Greinke the day after the pitcher’s left collarbone was broken in a brawl, including referencing the right-hander’s social-anxiety disorder.

A Padres spokeswoman said Garfinkel spoke with his Dodgers counterpart Stan Kasten on Wednesday night after learning that a recording of his talk to a group of season ticket holders had been forwarded to Yahoo!

The spokeswoman said Garfinkel offered to speak with Greinke as well, but Kasten relayed the apology.

Garfinkel told the season ticket holders that Greinke intentionally threw at Carlos Quentin on April 11 and that he should not have lowered his shoulder when the Padres slugger charged the mound.

“Zack Greinke is a different kind of guy. Anyone seen ‘Rain Man’? He’s a very smart guy,” Garfinkel told the crowd.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,345 other followers