Alright, I don’t even know where to begin with this. Let’s start here: Josh Donaldson is a punk.
During Monday’s game against the Blue Jays, White Sox pitcher Reynaldo Lopez let up a solo shot in the sixth inning to Blue Jays DH, Josh Donaldson. The White Sox have struggled recently against Donaldson, allowing him to homer in each of the last four meetings with the Jays. This home run was different, though.
Upon rounding the bases after going deep, Donaldson used his hand and his mouth to whistle at the White Sox dugout. The act was perceived as a taunt of sorts, leaving many White Sox fans, including myself, pretty pissed off.
The act wasn’t spontaneous, according to Donaldson. In a post game interview he said, “They have a particular coach over there who likes to blow an actual whistle when their team makes a good play.” He later claimed, “I thought it would be appropriate if I blew it back at them when they didn’t make a play.”
The coach in question is first-base coach Daryl Boston. Boston blows a whistle whenever the team makes a good play, a tradition that boosts morale and rewards positive action. I see nothing wrong with that. However, Donaldson doesn’t like the act, and he thinks that it warrants a taunt with a cocky skip as he faces the Chicago dugout.
WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?! Worry about your own team, your own performance, and stop thinking that you are somehow morally superior to a team thats just trying to make things work in the middle of a rebuild. This just shows that the former AL MVP is a punk who is willing to stoop down to any level to give himself personal satisfaction. This to me is a trash move by a punk player.
This whole fiasco is going to leave a bad taste in my mouth, and while I know the White Sox have too much professionalism and class to respond to this childish behavior, a part of me hopes that they will put him in his place.