Pirates general manager Neal Huntington issued a statement in response to this blog entry I posted from earlier today. The statement, in its entirety, reads as follows:
“We are looking into the situation in Indianapolis in great detail. If accurately represented, this behavior is not something we condone. We believe it to be an isolated incident and it will be properly remedied. While not always able to provide full detail, we will not tolerate blatant dishonesty.”
I will add that, from the beginning, I never ever had the impression or suspicion that Huntington advocated such a lie being told. To be even more transparent, I get the strong impression that this was one individual from within the organization saying something. It started and ended with that one person, though that doesn’t condone someone within the organization deliberately providing misleading information.
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