Astros star pitcher warms up World Series with offensive gesture toward Phillies fans


Upon the arrival of the Houston Astros at the Philadelphia Phillies Stadium, the visiting star pitcher heated up the 2022 World Series with an offensive gesture toward rival fans in the MLB.

Justin Verlander in the 2022 World Series
© Carmen Mandato/Getty ImagesJustin Verlander in the 2022 World Series

Make room for the bus Houston Astros has already arrived at Citizens Bank Park Stadium for what will be three unmissable games against Philadelphia Phillies in World Cup 2022. And, as if some other spice was missing from the ‘Fall Classic’, the star pitcher of the Astros heated up the performance with an insulting gesture towards rival fans.

Not once, he did it twice. Justin Verlander continues his streak of not being able to win a World Series game and after starting the first game against the Phillies, went without a decision, accumulates a record of zero wins, six losses and a 6.07 winning percentage in eight games in the ‘Autumn Classic’.

With at least 30 innings pitched, Verlander, the star pitcher for the Houston Astros, has the worst ERA (6.07) in NFL history. world series. Carl Erskine (5.83), Don Sutton (5.26), Gary Nolan (4.96) and Al Leiter (4.59) round out the top-5 pitchers with the worst ERA in the Fall Classic.

Everything seems to point to that Justin Verlander He arrived in Philadelphia in good spirits, and Phillies fans responded with a smile to what Phillies fans threw at him. Everything normal so far, but… The two-time Cy Young Award winner and one (2017) World Series winner decided to raise the middle finger of his left hand and make an offensive gesture.

Video: Astros star pitcher makes offensive gesture toward Phillies fans

“Oh hey, here’s Justin Verlander walking into Citizens Bank Park for Game 3 of the World Series and throwing the bird at Phillies fans not once, but twice“, Twitter user Darren 04 posted. Star pitcher Houston Astros warmed up the ‘Autumn Classic’ 2022. Video!

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